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    "TCHOUPITOULAS" -- a new film by Bill & Turner Ross by the Ross Brothers & Co.

    Our new film is a story of 3 boys, one night in New Orleans, and MUSIC. But without the music cleared, we can't release it!

    Successful!
    • 147% funded
    • $56,016 pledged
    • Funded

    From the acclaimed Ross Brothers comes a brand new lyrical and lovely doc following three young brothers from the West Bank of New Orleans as they cross the river on the ferry and spend one night in the wonderfully storage and wild world of the French Quarter. Now in release!

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    Get GIMME THE LOOT to SXSW and ND/NF this Spring! by Natalie Difford

    When a rival gang buffs Malcolm and Sofia’s latest graffiti masterpiece with a replica of the NY Mets home-run apple, they’re determine

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    • 106% funded
    • $24,036 pledged
    • Funded

    When Malcolm and Sofia's latest graffiti masterpiece is buffed by a rival gang, these two determined Bronx teens must hustle n scheme for revenge 'n glory. An exciting, and fun adventure, Gimme The Loot took home this year's Best Narrative Feature Prize!

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    Electrick Children by Rebecca Thomas

    ELECTRICK CHILDREN: A film about a girl from a polygamist colony who listens to forbidden rock & roll and incites a rare miracle.

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    • 105% funded
    • $10,525 pledged
    • Funded

    Starring Billy Zane and Rory Culkin, and nominated for Best First Feature at the Berlinale Film Festival, Electrick Children tells the story of a girl raised in a polygamist colony who believes listening to forbidden rock music has caused her to immaculately conceive.

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    SAVE Blue Like Jazz! (the movie) by Steve Taylor

    A feature film based on Donald Miller's New York Times bestselling memoir, directed by Steve Taylor and starring Marshall Allman.

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    • 276% funded
    • $345,992 pledged
    • Funded

    The Most Funded Kickstarter film of all time (!), when the studio pulled out, the fans came through in spades! Based on the New York Times bestselling memoir, Blue Like Jazz had its world premiere at SXSW 2012 and was released by Roadside Attractions this Spring!

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    GAYBY - The Feature Film! by Jonathan Lisecki

    Jenn and Matt, best friends since college, decide to have a child together, by having sex—even though Matt is gay and Jenn is straight.

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    • 108% funded
    • $16,209 pledged
    • Funded

    Adapted from Jonathan Lisecki's 2010 short, Gayby is an irreverent comedy about friendship, aging, sex, loneliness, and family, as exemplified by platonic best buds Jenn and Matt. Fearing terminal singledom they decide to have a baby. But can they survive the procreation?

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    TRASH DANCE Finishing! by Andrew Garrison

    COMPLETION and WORLD PREMIERE FESTIVAL LAUNCH of the documentary film about dance, wonder, collaboration, and trash.

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    • 113% funded
    • $9,663 pledged
    • Funded

    They're ba-ack! Thanks to 3 successful dance and film KSR projects, Allison Orr choreographed Austin sanitation workers + trucks in an evening of original performance + utter joy. Every screening resulted in a massive standing O with March 10 officially declared Trash Dance Day

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    Girl Walk // All Day by Jacob Krupnick

    Girl Walk // All Day is a music & dance video of epic proportions, set to the non-stop soundtrack of Girl Talk's album "All Day."

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    • 517% funded
    • $24,817 pledged
    • Funded

    An NYC sensation, Girl Walk // All Day is a 71-minute dance film set to the latest Girl Talk album. Starring Anne Marsen grooving through subway cars, hotel lobbies, city parks, and the Staten Island Ferry, Austin is about to come down with a badass dance fever.

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    "Would You" short film w/ Dave Franco & Chris Mintz-Plasse by Brian McGinn

    'Would You' is a short comedy about two childhood friends playing a game of Would You Rather, where their choices magically come true.

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    • 175% funded
    • $4,397 pledged
    • Funded

    Written by Dave Franco and featuring him, his mom, and a spicy game of Would You Rather, Would You is a short film with tall promise. Dave says his mother and he couldn't make eye contact for several hours after filming. If that doesn't intrigue, this film may not be for you.

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    Girl Model by Ashley Sabin

    Girl Model a lyrical exploration of a world defined by glass surfaces, camera lenses, reflecting back differing versions of reality.

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    • 120% funded
    • $14,496 pledged
    • Funded

    Despite a lack of obvious similarities between Siberia and Tokyo, a thriving model industry connects them. "Girl Model" follows Ashley, a deeply ambivalent model scout and Nadya, one of her discoveries plucked from the Siberian countryside. A post-fest theatrical release fund!

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    Help get Wayne White: Beauty Is Embarrassing In Theaters by Neil Berkeley

    We're hoping to bring the hilarious and inspiring story of Wayne White to theaters and we need your help. Please support our campaign.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $56,449 pledged
    • Funded

    Raised in the Tennessee mountains, Wayne White started his career as a cartoonist in NYC. He found success as one of the creators of the Pee-wee's Playhouse TV show which led to work designing some of the most iconic images in pop culture. A fun project for theatrical funds!

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    Indie Game: The Movie - The Final Push by BlinkWorks

    Indie Game: The Movie is a feature documentary that follows video game developers as they create and release their games to the world.

    Successful!
    • 203% funded
    • $71,335 pledged
    • Funded

    Awarded for World Cinema Documentary Editing at this year's Sundance Film Festival and now HBO-bound as EP-ed by Scott Rudin (!), this feature doc examines the rising craft of indie game development through the eyes of a few of its devoted designers.

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    CODE OF THE WEST documentary about medical marijuana by Rebecca Richman Cohen

    A story about the failure of federal medical marijuana laws and the human consequences of America’s War on Drugs.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $31,047 pledged
    • Funded

    "Code of the West" follows the 2011 Montana State Legislature as it debates the fate of medical marijuana in a once-pioneering medicinal marijuana state. Still shooting post-SX, Richman Cohen launched her project to go back and re-cut a brand new ending!

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    Finishing Brooklyn Castle (Formerly Chess Movie) by Rescued Media

    Brooklyn Castle looks at the challenges and triumphs of a champion junior high chess team hit hard by public school budget cuts.

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    • 111% funded
    • $22,321 pledged
    • Funded

    Despite unprecedented budget cuts, Brooklyn's I.S. 318 assembled the best junior high chess team in the nation. This film follows 5 chess team members for one year, documenting the challenges + triumphs they face on and off the chessboard. Audience Award winner now in release!

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    "KID-THING" - a zellner bros. film by Zellner Bros.

    KID-THING is a fever-dream fable about a rebellious girl who spends her time roaming the land, leaving destruction in her wake.

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    • 103% funded
    • $10,368 pledged
    • Funded

    Fresh off their Sundance premiere, Kid-Thing is a fever-dream fable about a rebellious young girl named Annie, whose existence is devoid of parental guidance. She spends time roaming the land, shoplifting, vandalizing and making prank phone calls. Austin + Zellners = hometown <3

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    LEAVE ME LIKE YOU FOUND ME - Finishing Funds by Adele Romanski

    big trees broken hearts beautiful images

    Successful!
    • 212% funded
    • $10,626 pledged
    • Funded

    Producing Katie Aselton's Black Rock (a KSR + Sundance hit!) Adele Romanski is back on site, this time in the director's chair! Her first feature offers an intimate portrait of a couple that, after a year apart, decides to try again against the vast backdrop of a national park.

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    JEFF - A Film About The People Around Jeffrey Dahmer by Chris James Thompson

    'Jeff' is a feature documentary film that tells the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer during the summer of his arrest in 1991.

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    • 104% funded
    • $15,662 pledged
    • Funded

    Weaving together archival footage with re-enactments and testimonials from the people who knew him, this feature documentary explores the lives of those who surrounded notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer during the summer he was arrested in his small Milwaukee town.

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    LA CAMIONETA: The Journey of One American School Bus by Mark Kendall

    The incredible, untold story of the "afterlife" of one American school bus and the journey it takes to stay alive.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $26,510 pledged
    • Funded

    La Camioneta follows school buses sold at auction in Pennsylvania all the way to Guatemala where they are transformed into new vehicles. However, with rebirth comes turmoil, as the buses are easy targets for gang hold-ups. An honest, contemporary tragedy caught on film.

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    PAVILION: WORLD PREMIERE SXSW by tim sutton

    An ethereal film about the secret lives of teenagers set to have its WORLD PREMIERE at SXSW in March 2012.

    Successful!
    • 161% funded
    • $40,312 pledged
    • Funded

    Selected for both the IFP Narrative Lab and the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Emerging Visions Conference, Pavilion follows a quietly troubled teen as he navigates the sun-blasted suburbs of Arizona. As ethereal and lovely as the spirt of youth Sutton depicts.

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    Nothing Can Hurt Me: The Big Star Story by Drew, Danielle & Olivia

    A feature-length documentary about the massive acclaim, dismal commercial failure and enduring legacy of pop music’s greatest cult band, Big Star.

    Successful!
    • 236% funded
    • $14,215 pledged
    • Funded

    A seminal band in the history of alternative music, Big Star was critically acclaimed, highly influential...and a total commercial failure. Featuring never-before-seen footage, interviews, and a rousing musical tribute, this doc is one of both musical and artistic salvation.

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    BOOSTER: SXSW WORLD PREMIERE by Matt Ruskin

    A meditative film about a young man struggling to navigate Boston’s criminal underworld.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $13,158 pledged
    • Funded

    When Simon’s brother is arrested for armed robbery, he is asked to commit a string of crimes in an attempt to get him acquitted. Made with non-actors who grew up under similar circumstances, Booster's Nico Stone took home a Special Jury Mention for performance!

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    Help us take our film DAYLIGHT SAVINGS on tour! by Surrogate Valentine (deleted)

    Our film premiered at SXSW 2012, and now we want to take it out to you. Help us fund our tour and we will come bearing gifts!

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $9,730 pledged
    • Funded

    A post-SX touring project, "Daylight Savings" follows SF musician Goh Nakamura + the life he always wanted — that is until an unexpected breakup occurs, propelling Goh to hit the road with his irresponsible cousin + pursue a promising rebound with fellow musician Yea-Ming Chen.

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    The Last Fall - SXSW Film Festival Official Selection by Matthew A. Cherry

    An NFL journeyman struggles to deal with life's complexities after his professional career is over.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $15,986 pledged
    • Funded

    Former NFL wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry makes music vids for the likes of Common and Snoop Dogg to name a few. His debut feature follows footballer Kyle Bishop as he's forced to leave the game and return home, broke and lost. Will he build a new life or return to the field?

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    WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan & Kelcey Edwards

    Traces the birth and evolution of Wonder Woman and introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real life superheroines.

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $20,876 pledged
    • Funded

    From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this feature-length doc traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. Featuring real life super ladies like Gloria Steinem and Shelby Knox. Back on site for finishing funds!

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    MAN & GUN by Hannah Fidell

    An obsessive compulsive, autistic loner's love affair with guns leads him to do strange and unusual things.

    Successful!
    • 124% funded
    • $620 pledged
    • Funded

    A dark romcom that chronicles one man's love affair with guns and the very special .50-caliber assault rifle that wins his heart. Written and directed by Dirty Projector's Brian McOmber and starring Les Savy Fav's Tim Harrington and Pitchfork TV’s Beardo. One for the hip kidz!

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    THE TAIWAN OYSTER (Feature Film) by Spoonbill Pictures

    Two Ex-Pat Kindergarten teachers in Taiwan embark on a quixotic odyssey to bury a fellow countryman.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $15,194 pledged
    • Funded

    After the tragic death of a newly arrived ex-pat, ESL teachers Simon and Darin embark on a quest for the perfect burial spot. Along the way they meet strangers, make friends, confront personal demons, and ultimately discover a new sense of purpose in their lives.

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    DAMELO TODO (GIVE ME EVERYTHING) FINISHING FUNDS by Class Productions

    DAMELO TODO illuminates a unique alliance born at historic Los Angeles bar Silver Platter when Latina transgender women meet queer performance artists

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $12,486 pledged
    • Funded

    Since renamed Wildness, Wu Tsang's feature is set in the tropical underground of LA nightlife known as the Silver Platter, a historic bar home to Latin/LGBT immigrant communities since 1963. Wildness is a weekly party and safe space for a queer community looking to connect.

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    Welcome To The Machine by Avi Zev Weider

    Upon fathering triplets, filmmaker Avi Zev Weider explores the nature of technology, seeking what it means to be human.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $7,021 pledged
    • Funded

    Exploring the intersection of technology and personhood and how the two work hand-in-robot-hand, this doc asks what it means to be human being in an increasingly artificial world. From drone operators to IVF, Weider unpacks technology as a continuation of evolutionary process.

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    Playtime (Spielzeit) by Lucas Mireles

    Inspired by Billy Wilder's 'People On Sunday', Playtime is a seamless journey through the lives of German youth on a Sunday afternoon.

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    • 100% funded
    • $6,136 pledged
    • Funded

    Premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Lucas Mireles' short film follows a group of German youth through the emotional ups and downs of an unexpectedly turbulent Sunday afternoon.

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    FAT KID RULES THE WORLD by matthew lillard

    FAT KID RULES THE WORLD directed by Matthew Lillard starring Jacob Wysocki is raising funds to support its US Theatrical release.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $158,000 pledged
    • Funded

    In Matthew Lillard's Audience Award-winning directorial debut based on K. L. Going's novel, Troy Billings is 17, overweight + suicidal. Just as he's about to jump in front of a bus, he's saved by Marcus, a high school dropout/street musician. Friendship and punk rock ensue!

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    Bay of All Saints - SXSW Premiere by Annie Eastman

    A film following a refrigerator repairman and 3 single mothers in the notorious water slums of Bahia, Brazil, premiering at SXSW 2012.

    Successful!
    • 163% funded
    • $16,330 pledged
    • Funded

    Bay of All Saints is a lyrical, truthful portrait of three single mothers living in the notorious water slums of Bahia, Brazil during a time when the government is attempting to reclaim them for ecological preservation. A Documentary Audience Award winner!

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    Another Bullet Dodged by Incurable Adventurer (Luoto/Zakheim)

    'The story of a wolf in sheep's clothing who thinks he is a sheep.' A film about romance, selfishness, offspring, and dry cleaning.

    Successful!
    • 123% funded
    • $4,305 pledged
    • Funded

    Following up their Slamdance premiere, Another Bullet Dodged is dark, a bit shocking, and meant to make you "think hard about your life." Mysteriously described only as "The story of a wolf in sheep's clothing who thinks he is a sheep," you'll have to see it to find out more.

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    A Short Film About Ice Fishing by Jason Shahinfar

    'A Short Film About Ice Fishing' is a comedy about two guys who pack for a day of ice fishing only to accidentally blow up their truck.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $5,275 pledged
    • Funded

    Premiered at Slamdance, A Short Film About Ice Fishing is not not about that...Two friends spend a South Dakota winter afternoon fishing, beer-ing, chatting, shooting, and blowing stuff up.

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    Boxcar Fair a Puppet Production by Little Tybee.

    Artist Tom Haney and Little Tybee front man, Brock Scott, collaborate to produce a one of a kind puppet production.

    Successful!
    • 222% funded
    • $11,131 pledged
    • Funded

    When Brock Scott discovered that world-class kinetic sculptor Tom Haney lived right down the street, he knew he wanted to collaborate. Together they created a startling beautiful short film that captures their unique robotic sculptures, scored by Brock's original music.

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    A CHJÁNA by Jonas Carpignano

    A Senegalese migrant worker seeks to reunite with his best friend in the wake of the most significant race riot in Italy's history

    Successful!
    • 164% funded
    • $12,310 pledged
    • Funded

    Inspired by real events and featuring non-actors, A Chjàna follows Ayiva, an African migrant worker who reunites with his best friend during the most significant race riot in Italian history. Set against a backdrop of protest, these friends are forced into a tumultuous escape.

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    Caldera - Animated Short Film by Evan Viera

    A young girl struggling with mental illness, goes off her medication and leaves a bleak metropolis to immerse herself in a vibrant oceanic cove.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $12,100 pledged
    • Funded

    Caldera is an animated short film about a mentally ill young girl who abandons medication in favor of the beautiful yet disturbing world of her psychosis. Aiming to bridge 2D and 3D worlds, Viera's animation is downright breathtaking.

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    CHRISTEENE is making two new videos haaaaaay! by CHRISTEENE

    CHRISTEENE and PJ Raval are creating two new heavy videos for the hit songs "African Mayonnaise" and "Bustin' Brown" in prep for the upcoming album!

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $2,606 pledged
    • Funded

    So this is pleasantly self explanatory. In "African Mayonnais," the 6th installment of the CHRISTEENE Video Collection, Celebrity gets F---ed." Love that SX premieres music videos!

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    "TUMBLEWEED!" Completion Funds! by jared varava

    TUMBLEWEED! is a new short film by the Varava Brothers. We are seeking funds to put towards the film's rather intense CG process.

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    • 101% funded
    • $5,066 pledged
    • Funded

    "The true and historically accurate tale of one tumbleweed that did not tumble." (Way too good a description to not just quote directly and move on.)

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    "What It's Like" - a short film by Matt Naylor

    Magazine writer John goes for the first time to visit Mastow - a man living in a retirement community - for an unusual reason.

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    • 100% funded
    • $7,001 pledged
    • Funded

    Magazine writer John has only a room number and a name, both written on the back of a Chinese food menu. He visits Mastow, a stranger living in a retirement home. A story about connection and the fear of getting old. And apparently also about hallucinogens? +1!

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    Low & Clear by Finback Films

    A winter flyfishing trip to Canada serves as catalyst for two old friends who have grown apart.

    Successful!
    • 175% funded
    • $27,137 pledged
    • Funded

    A story of friendship and life in the disappearing wilderness of the West, "Low & Clear" follows two formerly close friends who re-unite for one last fly fishing trip to British Columbia. An Audience Award Winner for Emerging Visions.

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    seeking asian female by Debbie Lum

    A quirky, intensely intimate, totally captivating story about love, marriage, “yellow fever”... and documentary filmmaking.

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    • 121% funded
    • $24,200 pledged
    • Funded

    Documented with a mix of skepticism and humor, "Seeking Asian Female" is an eccentric modern love story about Steven and Sandy – an aging white man with “yellow fever” who is obsessed with marrying any Asian woman, and the young Chinese bride he finds online.