UPDATED: This is it. We're making a Veronica Mars movie! Now the only question is: how big can we make it? We need your help!
Fans of Rob Thomas' Kristen Bell-starred cult TV show finally saw dreams come true—and broke serious Kickstarter records along the way! After reaching their $2M goal in under 11 hours the "marshmalllows" could not be stopped! Veronica Mars is the most funded film in KS history.
What does it mean to risk your life for your ideals? How far will five revolutionaries go to fight for the future of their country?
Control Room's Jehane Noujaim's latest doc follows the people working to build Egypt’s new democracy. A kaleidoscopic, visceral experience of Tahrir Square, The Square is the Winner of the 2013 Sundance Audience Award for World Cinema: Documentary and now a Netflix original!
"Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something." - Thomas A. Edison
Seeking total creative freedom, Zach Braff connected with fans and found funds for his "Garden State" follow up "Wish I Was Here." Aidan Bloom (played by Braff), a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 and — like many of us — still trying to find his purpose in life.
Human beings who are addicted to Blood. Funny, Sexy and Bloody. A new kind of love story (and not a remake of "Blacula").
"Doin' Kickstarter before there was Kickstarter," Spike Lee funded his 80's classic "She's Gotta Have it" by selling tube socks on his Brooklyn corner; nearly three decades later, he turned to Kickstarter to make and share his latest — a story of blood, sex and addiction. We dig!
From writer Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and Duke Johnson (Moral Orel, Frankenhole) comes Anomalisa.
Penned by Charlie Kaufman and Exec Produced by Dan Harmon and Dino Stamatopoulos, "Anomalisa" is a stop-motion animation "about a man crippled by the mundanity of his life." Not remotely mundane: "Anomalisa" is one of our all-time favorites!
The thrilling conclusion to a story it took 20 years to tell—HENRY FOOL, FAY GRIM, and now, shooting in spring 2014...
His second Kickstarter-funded feature, "Ned Rifle" is the last piece of the Henry Fool trilogy. Hal raised his entire production budget through an incredibly enthusiastic community of supporters who couldn't wait to see Parker Posey do her thing one more time. (Can't blame 'em.)
The inspiring story of a 15-year-old homeless and undocumented girl in CA who refuses to give up her dream of being an artist
The first Kickstater-funded film to take home an Oscar, "Inocente" is a personal coming of age doc about a young artist’s determination and the transformative power of art. Told entirely in her words and incorporating her design "Inocente" — the film and the person — is a force!
Mobsters. Zombies. Killer robots. Demon priests. Sound like your typical animated film? Didn't think so... now let's get it made!
"Does Hollywood know better than you?" So asks David Fincher, who w/ Blur Studio will adapt Eric Powell’s Dark Horse comic "The Goon" into animation w/ Paul Giamatti set to star. The heroic team is raising funds for an extended story reel. Check out their hilarious project vid!
"Pariah" is a critically acclaimed feature film about a teenager who struggles to reconcile her identity with the expectations of her friends and family. After an Award-winning turn at Sundance, the film was picked up for distribution by Focus Features, released Dec 2011!
AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the first feature-length documentary about China's (in)famous artist and activist, Ai Weiwei.
Ai Weiwei's part international star, part "dissident artist," + part prankster. "Never Sorry" is the first in-depth glimpse at his unusual life, featuring interviews with his closest friends + family + a highly intimate view of his creative process. A 2012 IFC Films release
Musical feature film about a long lazy summer in Glasgow, Stuart Murdoch (Belle & Sebastian) directs, Barry Mendel (Rushmore) produces.
A musical film written and directed by Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch, following an emotionally-troubled Eve whose music writing heals her mind and heart. Produced by Barry Mendel (Bridesmaids, The Royal Tenenbaums) and now a Sundance '14 World Premiere!
INEQUALITY FOR ALL examines the crisis of widening income inequality in the US through the eyes & the influential work of Robert Reich.
"An Inconvenient Truth" for our economy, this Sundance Special Jury Prize winner features economic policy expert Robert Reich distilling the topic of widening income inequality and what makes for a "good" society. Released by TWC-Radius this past fall
The Canyons is a contemporary thriller written by Bret Easton Ellis, produced by Braxton Pope and directed by Paul Schrader.
For a movie about a quest for success in Hollywood, "The Canyons" was made in a distinctly un-Hollywood way. Penned by Bret Easton Ellis and directed by Paul Schrader, the LiLo-starred project engaged its audience in everything from funding to casting!
A bold mission to save species on the brink, from the Oscar-winning filmmakers of The Cove.
Director Louis Psihoyos and the team behind the Academy Award-winning "The Cove" are back with a brand new feature documentary. Raising production funds for what will surely be a brave and bold journey of epic proportions, we can't wait to see this heist come to life!
DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.
The story of an iconic American city in crisis and the people fighting to save it, "Detropia" premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and now the Oscar-nominated directors Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing released their film independently and are now shortlisted for an Oscar!
Indie Game: The Movie is a feature documentary that follows video game developers as they create and release their games to the world.
After 2 highly successful Kickstarter campaigns and a wonderful Sundance premiere, Lisanne and James will develop a series based on this project with HBO and Scott Rudin at the helm. Awesome!!
A theatrical release in Los Angeles to qualify my documentary film INCIDENT IN NEW BAGHDAD for Academy Award consideration.
James Spione's 2012 Oscar-nominated short doc explores one of the most notorious incidents of the Iraq War, the July 2007 slayings of two Reuters journalists + a number of civilians by U.S. attack helicopters, as recounted in the testimony of an American infantryman.
Ira Sachs' KEEP THE LIGHTS ON is a new film about gay life and love in New York City.
Set in late '90s NY, Ira Sachs' Keep the Lights On chronicles the emotionally + sexually-charged journey through the love, addiction + friendship of a filmmaker and closeted lawyer who connect + disconnect over a decade. A Sundance World Premiere and multi-Indie Spirit nominee!
Sun Come Up is a documentary that follows the relocation of some of the world's first environmental refugees. www.suncomeup.com
"Sun Come Up" is a 2011 Academy Award Nominated Documentary Short about the idyllic Cateret Islands in the South Pacific. Three thousand residents face hunger and relocation as the effects of global warming transform their island paradise.
Bring the inspirational story of James Armstrong, the Barber of Birmingham, to audiences everywhere in 2012.
An Academy Award-nomniated short documentary, "The Barber of Birmingham" tells the story of James Armstrong, a barber and 'Foot Soldier' of the Civil Rights Movement, who battled to change America in the streets and forbidden voting booths of the deep South.
ROOM 237 is a subjective documentary feature exploring numerous theories about Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” and its hidden meanings.
Rodney Ascher brilliantly blends fact + fiction to explore the many theories around + within Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." After much adoration + praise at top festivals like Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto Int'l, the film will have its North American release thru IFC Midnight.
Indie Spirit nominee, on NBR's Top 5 Docs of the Year, and winner of Best US Feature at SilverDocs, this coming of age doc follows three teens in a Recession-plaqued SoCal desert town as they figure out love, freedom, adulthood, and the pursuit of happiness...and skateboarding.
Whoopi Goldberg makes her directorial debut and EPs “I Got Somethin’ To Tell You” a doc on the American stand-up comedian Moms Mabley.
Whoopi Goldberg makes her directorial debut with "I Got Somethin' To Tell You," a feature documentary on stand-up comedian Moms Mabley. Check out Whoopi's thoughtful thoughts on usin' Kickstarter here: http://bit.ly/NVIKC4. Aired on HBO this past fall.
An official selection at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Jeremy Saulnier's second feature is an art-house revenge flick so artfully crafted it was one of the first major sales at Cannes this year. Look out for TWC Radius' release later this year!
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
When Malcolm + Sofia's latest graffiti masterpiece is buffed by a rival gang, two determined Bronx teens must hustle n scheme for revenge 'n glory. A fun adventure, "Gimme The Loot" took home the 2012 Best Narrative Feature Prize at SXSW + released by IFC this past summer.
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!
The latest lyrical documentary from Bill + Turner Ross ("45365"), "Tchoupitoulas" follows 3 young NOLA natives on a zig, zag, 'n roll through 1 night in the Big Easy, + the boys' brass-soaked stroll wouldn't be the same without its KSR-funded soundtrack! An Oscilloscope release
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."
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, girl danced through a spectacular film, experience, and dance party!
Help us finish PUTTY HILL and get director Matt Porterfield and his crew to the film's World Premiere at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival!
Matt Porterfield successfully raised funds for his indie breakout, "Putty Hill." We've watched him garner accolades from the likes of Roger Ebert, The New Yorker, + the Berlin Film Festival, + gain more Kickstarter support for his Sundance 2013 feature "I Used To Be Darker."
A documentary about a young man, Rocky Braat, and the work he is doing with AIDS orphans in Chennai, India.
Steve Hoover changed his U.S. Doc Competition film's title to "Blood Brother," but his powerful story remains; Rocky went to India as a tourist, but when he met a group of HIV+ children he decided he had to stay. Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Winner for U.S. Documentary!
Written by Alan Moore, directed by Mitch Jenkins. His Heavy Heart, the final film in the Jimmy's End cycle of shorts making a full DVD
Known for his twisted dystopian works, Alan Moore is no stranger to the dark side. The creator of "V for Vendetta" and "The Watchmen" is now hard at work completing the final piece of "Jimmy's End," a five-part series of short films showcasing Moore's uniquely sinister style.
Help finish the new design documentary from the director of "Helvetica" and "Objectified".
After the success of "Helvetica" and "Objectified," Gary Hustwit turns his eye to rapidly developing cities. Focusing on design behind urban planning, the film examines global urban evolution. "Urbanized" premiered at the Toronto Int'l Film Fest + toured the country this fall.
A feature film based on Donald Miller's New York Times bestselling memoir, directed by Steve Taylor and starring Marshall Allman.
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 nationwide this spring by Roadside Attractions.
A new film by the director of PARIS IS BURNING, EARTH CAMP ONE is about grief, a hippie summer camp in the 1970s, and the afterlife.
No one likes discussing death, but when filmmaker Jennie Livingston saw 4 family members die in 5 years, she had no other choice. Just as her film "Paris is Burning" started a conversation about identity, "Earth Camp One" aims to ignite conversation about loss and impermanence.
In 2006 I created a show called "The Show with Ze Frank." With your help I'd like to start a new show. Same, same... but different.
A forefather of the web series, Ze Frank's "A Show with Ze Frank" project promised and delivered the "same, same...but different." A wildly popular campaign, web series, and guy with a wonderfully strange and fun brain, Ze Frank breathed new life into his show. And it's AWESOME!
What’s in the outtakes? Save never before seen scenes from Style Wars. Trains. Battles. Interviews. More about the artists we love.
The definitive street culture doc, "Style Wars" effortlessly captured 1980's NYC. The explosive intersection of hip hop, graffiti, and Ed Koch, the film print was deteriorating, but director Henry Chalfant turned to KSR to restore and uncover hours of never-before-seen footage!
Be the CATALYST. Spread MY REINCARNATION, an epic documentary about spirituality, family and destiny...
Acclaimed documentarian Jennifer Fox's latest film follows the renowned reincarnate Tibetan spiritual master, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, as he struggles to save his spiritual tradition, and his Italian-born son, Yeshi, who refuses to follow in his father’s footsteps.
“Everybody Street" captures the visceral rush of being a NYC street photographer, from the masters who are the history of the medium.
"Everybody Street" is a documentary by internationally-acclaimed artist Cheryl Dunn, following the men and women who capture NYC life through street photography. After showing the short at the Tate Modern, Dunn raised funds to expand her film into a feature. An artist's artist!
In Jay Duplass' documentary debut, he searches for his hero Kevin Gant, a wildly inspired musician who disappeared in 1995.
Premiering at SXSW '11, Jay Duplass' "Kevin" chronicles the life of Austin, TX folk singer Kevin Gant. From fandom to friendship, Duplass + his subject soon began an incredible journey that began when Gant fell off the map and culiminated in reigniting Gant's performance dreams.
THE LOVING STORY documents the interracial love story and Supreme Court case that changed the course of marriage equality in America.
Full Frame founder Nancy Buirski's documentary explores a racially-charged criminal trial rooted in defiant love. Richard and Mildred Loving's historic Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia, overturned bans on interracial marriage in 16 states. On the 2012 Oscar shortlist!
STAR TREK writer Marc Zicree teams with GALACTICA FX whiz Doug Drexler & Sci-Fi Legends to reinvent classic 50s show as Feature Films
Star Trek writer Marc Zicree teams up with Galactica FX's Doug Drexler and Sci-Fi Legends to reinvent this classic 1950's show as as feature...and the crowd. goes. wild. :)
A woman meets her mentally ill father who abandoned her as a child. He is convinced that she is his wife and tries to win her back.
With a cast of incredibly talented actors, a great story, and one of the best project videos we've ever seen, Jocelyn Towne has built an amazing community around her new film project "I Am I." Now in production, check out the famed project vid to see what all the buzz is about.
From John Kricfalusi, creator of Ren and Stimpy, comes "Cans Without Labels", a George Liquor Cartoon.
From Ren and Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi comes a new cartoon featuring one of the original Ren and Stimpy characters, Mr. George Liquor, American! Described as "an old school, manly, Republican sort of guy," George is based closely on John K's own budget conscious father.
An original sci-fi hand-drawn animated feature from graphic novelist Dash Shaw and producer John Cameron Mitchell.
This dreamy hand-drawn feature animation by graphic novelist Dash Shaw is a Michel Gondry meets Philip K. Dick tale of one mad scientist's loss of family and self. Produced by John Cameron Mitchell, "The Ruined Cast" makes beautiful use of Shaw’s cosmic hand and heart.
We're making an independent Oscar run with our documentary film Granito to reach millions with its message of social justice. Join us!
"Granito" means tiny grain of sand and is a Maya concept of collective change. It is also a documentary about the powerful aftereffects of Pamela Yates' 1980s coverage of the genocide in Guatemala.
High-definition sequel to the classic Liquid Loops, a document of the Joshua Light Show's colorful, psychedelic, and iconic practice
Since the late '60s, the Joshua Light Show has been creating stunning visuals from analog techniques. The troupe's Liquid Loops has long been championed in the art world. They used KSR to produce a contemporary sequel to the classic work, touring museums + galleries worldwide.
This film unravels the discovery of 100,000 negatives from a mysterious photographer that shocked the world of photography.
After discovering the lost street photography of Vivian Maier, John Maloof knew he needed to alert the world to Maier's work. What began as a blog evolved into a global phenomenon and feature-length documentary exploring a stunning collection of black-and-white photography.