• GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution

    A feature-length documentary exploring the medicinal use of cannabis, the patients involved & the campaign to change UK law.

    Shooter Dale Beaumont-Brown has shot a doc about the use and campaign to legalise medicinal marijuana in the UK - and he needs your help to finish the post-production.

  • The Only Thing That Exists Is The Dot - Experimental Short

    A young man's hallucinatory voyage from despair to enlightenment, through a chance encounter with a peculiar mystic...

    A hallucinatory experimental short to open up your third eye. Help out Shooter Philip Clyde-Smith get this ambitious short off the ground!

  • Alleycats

    Action/thriller feature film exploring illegal bicycle racing in London. Stars Eleanor Tomlinson, John Hannah & Camilla Rutherford

    Action-packed London thriller needs your support to pull off the impressive stunts they've got planned!

  • BLUE BORSALINO - a short film noir

    A private detective fails to prevent an attack on a young woman. Years later, she wakes from a coma. It's time to tell the truth...

    An ambitious noir short film written and directed by SP'er Mark Lobatto and a stellar team behind it.

  • The Penalty - executing justice in America

    In 2014, America's death penalty is in a state of emergency. This film traces the human impact behind the headlines.

    Back this excellent, long running and important project from SP member Laura Shacham, now!

  • Love's Blind

    Love's Blind is a comedy short that takes a fresh look at the love triangle. It features Will Best, Ace Mahbaz and Sophie Allen.

    Everyone loves a good love triangle, right? (at least on screen anyway)

  • WONDERKID: Tackling homophobia in football

    WONDERKID tells the story of a young gay professional footballer searching for acceptance in a hyper-masculine environment.

    Tackle homophobia in football with Wonderkid, a much needed project

  • NIAS - Point of Change (surfing documentary)

    The Girl, The Wave, The Point - An island changed by surfing, told through the eyes of a local girl, BONNE GEA , now on the ASC Tour...

    Growing up on the world's best waves, Bonne Gea's life was changed forever by finding her calling in the surf.

  • A DIVORCE BEFORE MARRIAGE - A Film About I Like Trains

    After the loss of their record deal, we document three years in the lives of I Like Trains as five artists navigate a brave new world.

    A look into the real, off stage lives of the musicians in Leeds band - I Like Trains.

  • SHADOWS a short film

    In 2037 the government use all digital technology for surveillance and control over the population who are on the brink of a revolution

    Digital technology in 2037 goes a bit 1984 in this timely tale of surveillance and control.

  • Revoltoso

    A stop-motion short film about a boar that discovers Cinema in the midst of a revolution. The look and feel is inspired in Cubism.

    A cubist stop-motion short film about a boar that discovers Cinema in the midst of a revolution - why has no one done this before?

  • By Our Selves - a film by Andrew Kötting

    Andrew Kötting's film By Our Selves retraces John Clare's journey from Epping Forest to Northamptonshire accompanied by a straw bear.

    Inspired, eccentric and Andrew Kotting-like (funnily enough). Support for the chance to follow John Clare's journey with a straw bear

  • True Faith (Short Film)

    Jealousy. Narcissism. Secrecy. Drink. Drugs. New Wave. TRUE FAITH: A love story in reverse.

    "Jealousy. Narcissism. Secrecy. Drink. Drugs. New Wave. TRUE FAITH: A love story in reverse"
    Support these first timers in their debut outing

  • The Ballad of Shirley Collins

    Between 1959 & 1980 Shirley Collins changed the course of folk music in England & America. Thirty years after disappearing, she's back.

    From the English Countryside to Mississippi - help make Shirley Collins an even bigger folk legend than she is already

  • 72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story

    Teen Stories for Reel: Reel Works in Brooklyn, NY producing debut FEATURE FILM this summer.

    Support this pioneering project and bring A Brooklyn Love Story to life!

  • GRISLY: The Movie

    GRISLY is a sci-fi/horror short film that pays homage to both comic books and the science fiction movies of the 1950's.

    A modernised Creature From The Black Lagoon short with big plans for the future

  • Don't Hug Me I'm Scared : The Series

    4 more amazing episodes that teach the puppets the most important subjects of life and complete the DHMIS story!

    Don't Hug Me I'm Scared - one of our favourite weird, clever, short films ever. We want more, let's make it happen!

  • GREG - portrait of a boxer

    On June 7th 2014 Greg Wootton will fight for the number 1 UK spot in Thai Kick Boxing - the film captures this life changing moment.

    Greg is a Kickboxer preparing for his first shot at the UK championship, but he isn't what you might expect.

  • Logger's Lunchbox

    A single device that takes the misery out of shooting video on DSLR cameras!

    Support the ingenius 'pain-and-suffering alleviation mechanism' from new SP'er Hannah Radcliff, and look forward to happy and stress free shooting days to come

  • Still Loved

    When their dreams are shattered by the loss of a tiny life, families find a way to transform their heartbreak into hope.

    Debbie Howard and team challenge the taboo of talking about still birth, using a combination of sensitive interviews, home video and beautifully composed verité footage.


    A short fantasy-horror following 12-year old Doug's terrifying journey from 80's suburbia into the illicit world of Video Nasties.

    Ambitious short film project NASTY needs your pledges to help bring the world of video nasties to our screens again.

  • Enemy of Man - Feature Film

    An independent feature film of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth starring Sean Bean, Rupert Grint and Charles Dance.

    Always up for more Sean Bean and Charles Dance #gameofthronesfixpart2

  • Two Feet - Short Film

    "You're moving out?" Alice wants to grow up but Daisy wants to stay still. A story about learning that it's OK to be on your own.

    Help to bring a British indie short - about growing up, or not growing up - to life.

  • Raise the Rooftop

    Support Rooftop Films' 18th year of creating the most unique film viewing experiences in NYC and beyond.

    Rooftop Films rule, and we only wish we were in New York more to go to their brilliant open air film events. Become a part of it, film lovers from NY, and beyond!

  • Rock And A Hard Place

    NEW PERKS!! STRETCH GOAL!! In this quirky comedy sitcom a Pastor (Stephen Baldwin) inherits the bar across the street from his church!!

    Stephen Baldwin juggles parishioners, emotions and bartending in this network tv series, that will be on your screens soon, fingers crossed...over to you, Kickstarter community peeps

  • Sc.25

    Sc.25 is a short film about the absurdities of the obligations we commit to in a new relationship, with a twist.

    Extreme relationships and a dinner party from hell - an examination of what we go through for our significant others, from Kjetil Alexander Gudmestad.

  • Please help me finish 'Three's a crowd'

    Three's a crowd is a ten minute stop-motion animation. It has been written by award winning animator, Trevor Hardy (FoolHardy Films)

    Trevor Hardy's animations have caught our eyes a few times, with one of his films being picked as Larry Charles' favourite in our Film of the Month competition - 'Three's a Crowd' is no exception, puppets, stop motion, storytelling and more

  • The Arnold Brown Film Project - And Why Not?

    Legendary stand-up Arnold Brown creates a surreal comedy adventure set in Glasgow about the key turning point in his life.

    Arnold Brown, the comedian's comedian, is set to be the subject of Jes Benstock's newest surreal doc adventure - And Why Not?

  • Brahma: Affordable Ambisonics Microphone

    An affordable, high quality ambisonics microphone that captures the true 3-dimensional representation of an acoustical ambience.

    Affordable, easy to use and high quality - check out some hot microphones

  • Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model: The Documentary

    A film following award-winning artist Bryony Kimmings and her niece Taylor as they launch their own alternative tween popstar.

    Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model - a brilliant title for a brilliant project about subverting tween culture

  • Paa Joe & The Lion documentary

    Paa Joe & The Lion is a feature length documentary about the 'Grandfather of Ghana's Fantasy Coffin trade'

    A fascinating doc about Ga culture, and some extraordinarily crafted coffins. Read more about Paa Joe over on the Shooting People blog.

  • Jonah

    Hold on to the memory

    The memory of love is put to the test in Shooter Jeremy Willmott's beguiling short

  • SHE Short Horror Film

    A bold horror short from Mark Vessey and Chelsey Burdon that promises to shock and scar genre audiences.

    If you're a horror lover, you'll want to check out this short, influenced by Lars Von Trier and Park Chan Wook.

  • Incognito

    Two fugitive Nazis meet for coffee, cake and a chat in Argentina in 1960.

    Shedding light on the meetings of two mysterious fugitives in Argentina post WW2, courtesy of Shooter Jeremiah Quinn.

  • Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2013

    Greenhorn is an annual short film festival that provides a platform for the best upcoming filmmakers to screen and discuss their work.

    Join unusual filmmakers and help support this most unusual of fests

  • MAN VS SNAKE: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler

    The inspirational and outrageous true story of one man's quest for the highest video game score...EVER!

    A long and twisted tale about Timothy McVey, the first billion-point video game scorer in history. What a guy.

  • The Renata Road - Feature Film

    A dark thriller. An intense mystery. A journey to the edge of sanity. A British independent film unlike anything you've seen before.

    Turning a successful short into a feature, The Renata Road is a psychological thriller with a hint of Cluedo

  • EDIT

    A three-part horror mystery set in 80s London with a unique interactive element. Can you find the messages hidden in the edit?

    Get involved with interactive horror, Edit, which will let you take part in the mystery using a unique cross-platform approach.

  • PASTINACHUS — a short film

    A bizarre look at family values in the wake of catastrophe.

    A bizarre, unique and beautiful look at family values in the wake of catastrophe.

  • Just The Three Of Us

    Just The Three Of Us is a short fiction film about an interracial couple in their 70s looking to spice up their marriage.

    Angela Tucker is a wonderful, curious filmmaker who has made documentaries and the web series Black Folk Don't. This is her first foray into fiction and it involves a couple in their 70s trying to spice up their marriage with a threesome. It's going to be good!

  • SATURDAY – short film about the Hillsborough disaster

    A fictionalised account of how the Hillsborough stadium disaster unfolded for one family back home in Liverpool

    A different take on 1989's Hillsborough disaster, focussing on the impact away from the the football field. Help support the ongoing campaign for justice, one that's still ongoing 24 years after the disaster.

  • Gorilla Film Magazine

    Gorilla Film Magazine is a free, full-colour, 100 page book about low-to-no-budget films and filmmaking.

    Gorilla film magazine need help from other apes to get their brilliant mag out there!

  • SCARS - A Film About Women.

    The remarkable story of two Muslim women's struggles against societal norms.

    Support this powerful short film about injustice towards women in Pakistan.

  • Not Ever - short film

    Abandoned by her fiancé, Emily is determined to leave him one final message he will never forget.

    An exploration of the complexities of love and relationships from long time Shooter Ben Mourra.

  • CHANGING THE GAME - the Soccer Documentary

    Six Teens. Three Continents. A World Cup to Save Lives.

    Street soccer teens and a World Cup to save lives - we're not surprised Shooter Shilpi Gupta's project has already reached it's target. An amazing film to get involved with.

  • Scalarama 2013

    A Celebration of Cinema in all its forms, throughout September, across the UK.

    Re-launched and ready for you to get involved with the ultimate Celebration of Cinema. Long live Scalarama!

  • Ren - a brand new epic fantasy series

    A young woman 'marked' by an ancient spirit & branded evil must risk all to discover the truth.

    'Amazing fights, epic scenery, a strong female lead...' in this fantasy tale from Shooter Kate Madison. What's not to love?

  • Building Magic: a film about NY maker Mario the Magician

    An indie documentary about a wandering traveler turned full-time maker magician. Monkeybots, suitcase machines, and more.

    Mario the Magician is amazing. He skates, he performs, he invents things. We could watch him do his thing for hours and can't wait to see this feature-length doc get made!


    THE ALL DAYER is the outrageous new indie Brit flick comedy which is a sassy cocktail of The Inbetweeners, Human Traffic and Clerks

    This UK indie comedy from Shooter Ben Richards is already made but they need your support to get it out into the world. Watch the trailer and help them reach their goal!

  • Question Bridge Interactive

    A responsive design platform that reveals the true complexity, diversity, and humanity within an identity group.

    A really cool multimedia project exploring Black male identity in the US.

  • Death Ship 666! - The Titanic Parody Play

    'Titanic' and 'Airplane!' collide in this joyful, fast-paced disaster parody play. Docking at Edinburgh Fringe 2013.

    Titanic meets Airplane in a disaster parody play that will be at the Edinburgh Fringe this year. Let's hear it for Death Ship 666!

  • Making Art Toronto

    Making Art is a peek inside the artist's mind, exploring the motivations they have for their creations and highlighting the results.

    Awesome series profiling artists from Toronto, Canada from Shooter Jesse Brass.

  • SAVE MY FILM, "I'm the Same"

    Love Story. Skye is Scottish and Oliver is English, they are both UK Ex Pats in Los Angeles. They are enemies yet the same.

    "Good Dick" was a great film. This one sounds like it's going to be rather special too. Help Marianna Palka keep going with this.

  • BE HERE NOW-ish

    A comedy web show about two sexually progressive NY gals who ditch their down-and-out lives for LA in search of a spiritual awakening.

    "I am a book upon my own bookcase." Find spiritual enlightenment (or at least have a good laugh!) with these two NY gals on a quest to LA. From Natalia Leite and Shooter Alexandra Roxo.

  • PASSING BY, a short film about love and standing still

    It's so hard to find true love in a city that is passing you by... especially when you are a human statue.

    A charming urban love story from Shooter Palle Nodeland.


    An agoraphobic computer game obsessed man is the last to know that the end of the world is actually nigh.

    This looks like it's going to be awesome - help them get their post-production covered so Mr Torquay can get out into the world!

  • "Vagrich and the Black Square"

    a documentary about an avant-garde artist and poet Vagrich Bakhchanyan

    This is an American-Ukrainian-Armenian-avant-garde project. Which makes it pretty unique in our book!

  • Build Something Bigger at Rooftop Films

    At Rooftop Films, we’ll give you more. We’re building something bigger this year and here's your chance to be a part of it.

    Another wonderful Summer of great films and music on NYC rooftops! Rooftop Films have been great supporters and friends of Shooting People for many years now. Support them. And go see some films!

  • Nina Forever - an accident waiting to happen

    Nina Forever is a darkly comic love story, the debut feature film from award-winning UK filmmakers the Blaine Brothers.

    This one is extra special! A debut feature from long-time Shooters Ben and Chris Blaine. Many of you have been following their filmmaking adventures through Ben's wonderful blog. Well now you can help make their latest project a reality!

  • We Can Hula

    A 2-3 minute film of one man’s fantasy of his own slice of paradise, set within his green house in a cold and bleak field.

    A short film about a slice of paradise in a bleak, cold and desolate field. Shooter Morgan Faverty is behind this imaginative moment of escapism.

  • Loud Silence Media

    Loud Silence is innovating journalism in Africa, bringing you real stories from the front lines.

    Changing the face of video journalism in Africa. Great project to get behind!

  • The House That Jack Built - A Film About A Family

    Hot-blooded, ambitious & nostalgic, Jack buys a Bronx apartment building & moves his family in to relive the good old days. Bad idea...

    Super cool narrative feature film, produced by long-time Shooter Mark Stolaroff.

  • One Mile Away - Distribution and Impact

    Penny Woolcock followed the peace process between two of the biggest gangs in Birmingham. This film can change lives.

    Support this non-traditional distribution campaign for an extraordinary and important film by Shooters patron Penny Woolcock. BRITDOC are good friends of Shooting People and they'll do a great job.


    A Rock'n Roll reality web series that follows people and bands active in today's New York City rock and metal scene.

    Support a very rock 'n roll web series by Shooter Damian Kolodiy.

  • D.I.Y

    DIY is an intimate exploration of the effects of grief, father/son role reversal and what it means to become orphaned by Alzheimer's.

    Help Shooter Joe Butcher and the Cornwall-based AM:PM Films get their short funded.

  • A One Eyed Man In The Kingdom Of The Blind: Independent film

    My aim is to raise £3,000 to complete my first feature film a neo-noir psycho-geographical detective story set in Jersey and London.

    How can you resist a neo-noir psycho-geographical detective story set in Jersey and London? You can't! Help Shooter Robert Greene get this delightful film made.

  • Tell Me Something

    A photography and creative advice book from fifty of the world's best documentary filmmakers.

    A deliciously designed book with creative advice from documentary filmmakers. Yummy!

  • A Short Film About Hats

    A fun, surreal short about the fading of youthful idealism, the politics of personal choice and what happens to lost hats.

    Where do all those lost hats go? A short film project from Shooter Gabriel Foster Prior. Give it some love!

  • Lord of Tears - Slenderman Lovecraft Supernatural Horror

    Lord of Tears is a spine-tingling supernatural thriller inspired by the legend of an immortal stalker.

    A feature-length supernatural chiller set in the remote highlands of Scotland. Writer and co-producer Sarah Daly is a Shooter. Get behind this creepy creation.

  • MAKE Chasing Robert Barker - MOVIE

    A thriller about a Paparazzi photographer and his chase for a celebrity, before the wake of the “phone hacking’ scandal in Britain.

    A bunch of Shooters behind this one. Join the chase!

  • ROVER - Feature Film - Post-Production

    A hapless cult leader losing control of his flock fakes a prophecy instructing them to make a movie in hopes of bringing them together.

    Making movies is kinda like joining a cult! Help these guys get their movie-making cult off the ground.

  • Maria Eveliina - A Documentary Film in Post-Production

    "Maria Eveliina" is a sweet and honest look at depression, and overcoming it with a sense of humour and realism.

    An honest look at overcoming depression. They are so close to reaching their goal. Help get them there (and beyond!)

  • BORROWED TIME - Bring This Film To A Cinema Near You!

    A fresh and life-affirming comedy, telling the story of an unlikely friendship between a hapless young burglar and his eccentric victim

    Help get this UK film out to the audience who want to see it! It was selected as best of the fest at the Edinburgh International Film Festival last year and there are lots of Shooters involved in making it.

  • MONSTER OF THE SKY - Mythic Tale of Love, Revenge, Closure

    A Clockwork sci-fi film of forbidden love and revenge, inspired by a 19th-century Lord Byron poem and told in hybrid puppet animation

    A magical, mythical short inspired by a Byron poem. From Shooter Sam Koji Hale.

  • INSATIABLE, a story about redemption

    Insatiable: A film about change and a madam's struggle to free sex-trafficked slaves.

    A film from Shooter Jackee Chang set in the dark world of sex trafficking.

  • Rocks In My Pockets

    An animated feature for adults: a funny film about depression. A visual adventure that will make you squeal, weep, cringe and laugh.

    An animated feature about depression from the ridiculously talented animator and Shooter, Signe Baumane. It's always lovely to see strong animation projects from our members.

  • An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story

    A film about The Amazing Randi that will show how easily our perceptions are fooled – by magicians, con men, and even documentaries.

    A totally fascinating story about a totally fascinating man.

  • Flatpack Palais

    The 'UK’s most creatively curated film festival' is looking to fund its 2013 hub - shorts, live music, psychedelic poster show + more.

    A great, creative festival that we love. Support them so they can be even more awesome.

  • Bill Plympton's CHEATIN' – An Animated Feature Film

    "CHEATIN' is my 7th animated feature and the first being done in a hand-painted style with over 40,000 drawings to be colored!"

    Bill Plympton has been a Shooters patron in the past. He's a ridiculously talented animator and the hand-painted nature of this feature sounds wonderfully old-school creative (not to mention time-consuming!)

  • The Furnished Room

    A short film about two young lovers trapped in an enchanted room. Set during WW1. Will Heinrich ever arrive? Is the room alive?

    A short film by Shooter Joe Schneider. They are asking for a very modest 800 quid so let's all help them get there and beyond!

  • "COMMON" a chilling short film set in SW19

    We're a long way from Centre Court in this macabre fairytale where a date on Wimbledon Common takes a deadly turn.

    A terrifying modern fairytale from Shooter Kieron Jansch.

  • CLOUDS Interactive Documentary

    CLOUDS is a documentary exploring creativity through the lens of code

    This sounds totally fascinating: exploring creativity through the lens of code in a new 3D cinema format called RGBD. Wowza.

  • 'Don't Move' - the terrifying 8th short film from BloodyCuts

    BloodyCuts.co.uk are making “Episode 8: Don’t Move” a terrifying short horror film for their popular online series.

    Their previous short, Dead Man's Lake was a finalist in Film of the Month in October. Help them get episode 8 made.

  • Treasure Trapped

    A filmmaking quest of swords, sorcery and camper vans exploring the curious pastime of LARP!

    Have you ever been curious about the strange and wonderful world of LARPing? Do you even know what a LARP is? This project is going to explain all. Join in the fun.

  • Memories of a Penitent Heart

    What do we do when love goes blind? An LGBT documentary film about family love, God, inequality and the painful costs of prejudice.

    A documentary project from Shooter Cecilia Aldarondo about her uncle's deathbed repentance, and the impact of faith-based prejudice on LGBT people, their partners, and their families.

  • Cinefamily Digital Projection & Theater Restoration!

    The Cinefamily is a non-profit movie theater with awesome programming, but crappy everything else. Help fix it.

    We are very happy to support great cinemas and cinema programs. Bringing people together to watch the films they love is something we can always get behind and we need indie cinema spaces that do things a little differently.


    The Patsy is the latest film about misanthropist, knee-jerking flatfoot Jack Hersey and his crew...

    A super-fun animated pilot from Shooter Sam Morrison. Go Sam!

  • The Fitzroy

    The Fitzroy – A live action, black comedy feature film set in an alternative post-apocalyptic 1950s on a submarine hotel.

    Everything about this project sounds rather wonderful. From Shooter Andrew Harmer.

  • The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest - Prison Documentary

    A film mixing animation and documentary to tell the story of an infamous escape artist, trapped by a system that can't understand him.

    A creative hybrid of documentary film and animation from Shooter Gabriel London.

  • The Genius of Marian: Post-Production

    A documentary film about the tragedy of Alzheimer's disease, the power of art and the meaning of family.

    A wonderful, emotional story from Banker White, the talented filmmaker behind Refugee All Stars.

  • Restoration of Burroughs: The Movie by Howard Brookner

    Restoration of the 1st feature documentary made about (and with) William S. Burroughs unavailable for decades.

    Restoration of a cult classic by director Howard Brookner's nephew, Aaron Brookner (and Aaron is a Shooter!) We couldn't think of a cooler project to get behind.

  • Kūpuna: An interactive documentary

    Kūpuna documents the small Hawaiian town of La'ie through the experiences and collective memories of its elderly, indigenous residents.

    Interesting interactive storytelling project.

  • MEN OF THE CLOTH - humble men who make exalted clothing

    An inspiring portrait of three Italian master tailors with a passionate devotion to their Old World trade

    A portrait of three Italian master tailors from Shooter Vicki Vasilopoulos.


    A short film inspired by a cassette tape diary from the 1970s that considers the different ways our memory can be interpreted.

    You had us at "unlabeled cassette tape in a thrift store"!

  • Keep Rooftop on Top

    For 16 years Rooftop Films has screened thousands of new indie films in cool outdoor spaces but we can't continue without your support.

    We have been big Rooftop Films fans ever since we went to our first show on a NYC rooftop many moons ago. These guys work their butts off to bring incredible shorts and features (and musicians) to rooftops all over the city and we can't say enough HOW AWESOME THEY ARE!!!

  • Dancing in Jaffa -- Post-Production

    Help us share Pierre Dulaine's journey, as he bridges the gap between Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli children through dance.

    Recent events have highlighted how important peace projects like this are. Plus these kids are funny. And they can dance!


    Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain, and My Bloody Valentine, their unique sounds inspired generations of bands.

    A documentary about Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain and My Bloody Valentine. Bring on the murky guitars, moody lyrics and navel gazing!


    INEQUALITY FOR ALL examines the crisis of widening income inequality in the US through the eyes & the influential work of Robert Reich.

    Super-topical subject matter. Find out what economic policy expert Robert Reich has to say about the huge problems caused by unequal wealth distribution.

  • The Roxie Theater is Keeping Our Mission Reel!

    Support America's OLDEST Continuously Running Theater - Second Oldest In The World - San Francisco’s ROXIE THEATER

    We're always happy to support awesome cinemas. They do such a great job providing spaces for great films to be seen and film-lovers to hang out and create communities around the work they love. Let's keep the Roxie going!

  • 1 Second Everyday App

    Imagine a movie that includes every day of the rest of your life…

    Pretty cool. Capture 1 second of your life. For the rest of your life.

  • Projecteo: The tiny Instagram projector.

    Turn your Instagrams into wheels of 35mm slide film. Show them with Projecteo.

    We want one. That is all.


    A retro styled beat-em-up of truly epic proportions.

    Silly maybe. Awesome definitely.

  • Portrait of Jason Film Restoration

    Shirley Clarke's groundbreaking documentary film is in jeopardy - help us restore the print and release it for everyone to see!

    Restoration of incredible pieces of film history like this is so important.

  • PROJECT WILD THING: A feature-length documentary

    A cinema documentary about nature, evolution and the future of childhood.

    So exciting to see UK projects launched on Kickstarter! And doubly exciting when one of the first projects is by Shooters David Bond and Ashley Jones, making a very important documentary about connecting kids to nature again.

  • CODE OF THE WEST documentary about medical marijuana

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

    A new film from a talented filmmaker (War Don Don) - help them launch this nationally and respond to current news events around medical marijuana.

  • The Dark Matter of Love

    Eleven-year-old Masha is learning to love her adoptive family through a scientific programme.

    Fascinating subject matter. And we still can't get over seeing all these UK projects on Kickstarter. Hooray!

  • Rainbow Bird

    A short animated Navajo film by Brian Young

    Help make this short animated Navajo film happen!

  • Sir, You Are Being Hunted

    Survival and stealth in a procedurally-generated world! Sir, You Are Being Hunted is tweedpunk robo-horror from Big Robot Games.

    Tweedpunk is where it's at people.

  • American Commune

    The true story of America's largest commune and two sisters' journey to revisit their past.

    Made by two sisters who were born on The Farm. This is bound to be personal and totally fascinating.

  • The Yes Men Are Revolting

    Thanks to you, our campaign has been successful! You can still help make this movie - please donate: http://tinyurl.com/c7qgz59

    The best kind of revolting. The best kind of hijinks. We love The Yes Men.

  • She's Beautiful When She's Angry

    The first documentary feature to tell the story of the birth of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1960’s.

    An important story to tell. And a a great title!

  • Medal of Victory

    A feature comedy about two AWOL soldiers who are mistaken for war heroes and become embroiled in a small town mayoral election.

    A feature comedy about fraudulent war heroes. Made by Shooters!

  • Ragtag Needs Robots!

    Hollywood studios are ending distribution on film. Without digital projection, we will not be able to show new release films in 2013!

    Ragtag is an oasis of cinematic joy that is also host to the wonderful True/False Film Festival. If they need robots, we shall give them robots! (It's actually a DCP package they need btw - just in case you don't believe in robots. Which would be very silly indeed.)

  • In Country: A Documentary Film (POSTPRODUCTION)

    War is hell. Why would anyone want to spend their weekends there?

    "War is hell. Why would anyone want to spend their weekends there?"

  • STYRIA - based on Sheridan le Fanu's Carmilla

    An independent feature unlike any other vampire film you've ever seen.

    A unique vampire film made by Shooters and staring Stephen Rea. It looks wonderfully atmospheric. Support it!

  • EVIL ALIVE - unique supernatural horror movie

    An escaped demon on a mission manipulates a group of friends so they don't know who to trust as they struggle for survival.

    Spooky feature from Shooter Jeremy Wechter.

  • The 78 Project Feature-length Documentary Film

    A journey across America to record today’s musicians on 1930s technology in a quest to connect with the haunting recordings of the past

    A truly lovely project bringing old and new technologies together and celebrating the power of music.

  • FlipBooKit - Mechanical Flipbook Art and Kit

    Unveiled at 2012 Maker Faire, these Amazing Mechanical Flip Books stole the show. Now we've developed a kit so you can build your own!


  • Wakaliwood: The Documentary

    Help us share the inspirational story of an emerging filmmaker living in the slums of Kampala, Uganda

    Fascinating and inspiring for filmmakers everywhere!


    OSTRICH PILLOW offers a micro environment in which to take a comfortable power nap in the office, travelling or wherever you want.

    Ok, it's not a film project. But we think this is the sort of thing that every filmmaker will need at some point while making a film!

  • Salad Days: The Birth of Punk Rock in the Nation's Capital

    A documentary film about the legendary (and often misunderstood) Washington, DC punk scene in the 1980s.

    We want to see this. Nuff said.

  • THE WHOLE GRITTY CITY - Launching the Film

    New Orleans marching bands: The powerful engines that drive the Mardi Gras Parades. The front line in a battle for survival.

    A documentary about New Orleans marching bands that has already received some love from David "The Wire" and "Treme" Simon.

  • The Babushkas of Chernobyl

    An unlikely story of spirit, defiance and beauty from the most contaminated place on Earth

    A fascinating story from a fascinating (and very contaminated) place.


    A love song to democracy, a hymn to independence, originality and perseverance.

    A film about legendary filmmaker Sam Fuller by his daughter, Samantha.

  • Adan Jodorowsky's "The Voice Thief" Film

    Adan Jodorowsky's "The Voice Thief" is a surreal odyssey, starring Asia Argento.

    You had us at "Jodorowsky." This is by Alejandro's son, Adan, and stars Asia Argento.

  • StoryCorps' Animation Special

    StoryCorps' first animation special will feature stories told by everyday people, brought to life by Rauch Brothers Animation.

    We love StoryCorps! And the Rauch Brothers have done such lovely animations of some of the conversations in the past. Can't wait to see what they do next.


    A feature-length documentary-in-progress about the life and legacy of Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis.

    Documentary about the legendary diver Greg Louganis from Shooter Cheryl Furjanic.

  • Low & Clear

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

    A lovely, meditative film about aging, friendship and yes, flyfishing.


    A revenge film equally suited for art house cinephiles and die-hard genre fans.

    "The industry owes me nothing. You owe me nothing." But Jeremy Saulnier is super-talented and he wants to produce something truly special so we think we owe him some big-time support!

  • 3rd Annual RE/Mixed Media Festival

    A celebration of remix, mashup and creative appropriation in film, video, music, performance, technology and visual arts.

    A festival celebrating the remix in Brooklyn. Help them be wonderful.

  • South Facing Wall / Güneye Bakan Duvar

    This is Kutluğ Ataman's fifth feature film and will be produced at the end of 2012. The story is set in Erzincan, Turkey.

    Kutluğ Ataman makes fascinating work and we're sure this will be no exception.

  • Sun Belt Express

    Indie comedy about undocumented immigration, set on a hilariously catastrophic, very unusual family roadtrip across the Mexican border.

    Shooter Iyabo Boyd is behind this project and she is most awesome.

  • John K's "Cans Without Labels"

    From John Kricfalusi, creator of Ren and Stimpy, comes "Cans Without Labels", a George Liquor Cartoon.

    You had us at Ren and Stimpy.

  • Tabletop Moviemaking Studio

    A self contained movie studio that will have you calling action and directing your own movie in minutes....

    A lovely idea! Perfect to get kids excited about telling stories and making films. And not bad for crafty adults either.

  • Girl Model

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

    Great project from Shooter and super-talented filmmaker/distributor/all round awesome person Ashley Sabin. Help her fund their outreach campaign!


    Action architect Elizabeth Streb has re-invented the language of movement. HERO will re-write the language of documentary.

    This is just really thrillingly cool and Shooters patron Albert Maysles is involved too. Check out the trailer - Elizabeth Streb definitely needs a documentary made about her.

  • Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa

    From Charlie Kaufman, writer of Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, comes Anomalisa his first animated film

    A stop-motion film by Charlie Kaufman! Wowee!

  • T-REX

    Claressa “T-Rex” Shields dreams of making Olympic history. This is her story.

    Very timely considering we're heading into Olympic fever mode. From the filmmakers behind the excellent California is a Place project.

  • Authorized DEVO Documentary Film

    Official DEVO documentary film needs your help to finish editing the film this year.

    A documentary about DEVO? Oh yes! Let's help them get it finished.

  • ornana

    two big projects all rolled into one. from the creators of robot elephant.

    This looks lovely and creative.


    An interactive documentary on Detroit's DIY culture, featuring inspiring stories & cool tips for you to create your own projects.

    Cool interactive documentary about Detroit. Je t'aime!

  • The Waiting Room's Theatrical Release

    Bring this critically acclaimed festival darling to theaters nationwide at this watershed moment in American health care.

    It is really important that people see this film in the light of the recent SCOTUS decision and all the debates around the future of healthcare in the US. Let's help them get it out to as many people as possible!

  • FOLLOW THE LEADER and Reality Check Interactive

    A teenage coming-of-age story. A live event that reveals what people really think. A way to more meaningful political dialogue in 2012.

    Help Shooter Jonathan Goodman Levitt with his political coming-of-age documentary that he has been working on for 7 years. He needs your help getting it out in front of audiences.

  • Stand Clear of the Closing Doors

    When a young autistic boy runs away from his Mexican-immigrant family, he embarks on an odyssey that forces his family to reconcile

    Sam's first feature was "Wah Doh Dem" - this guy is talented. Support him.

  • License to Pimp

    What would you do if the strip club you worked@ became a brothel?Adapt, fight or quit?This film follows 3 strippers facing this dilemma

    Shooter Hima has been working like crazy to get this made. Help her get there.

  • What's Revenge - The World's First Docu-Vengeance!

    What’s Revenge is a hybrid documentary short about the act of revenge -- and what happens when you actually get it.

    Revenge is sweet. Or is it? I think these ladies are about to find out.

  • Birth Story pushes on to the Los Angeles Film Festival!

    A film about Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives, counterculture heroines with a simple message: you CAN give birth!

    So curious to see this - I see Ina May Gaskin's Spiritual Midwifery book every time I go to my local bookstore.

  • Help get Wayne White: Beauty Is Embarrassing In Theaters

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

    Wayne White's work is a great celebration of creativity and imagination. Help the filmmakers bring his story to theaters.

  • THE SOLAR CHAMPION: Light a BILLION lives & the solar bulb!

    A hilarious comedy ride with the CHAMPION FAMILY, as they search for the next Pacquiao and the Solar Bulb invention!

    This project mixes fiction and non-fiction to tell a fascinating (and funny) story about a family and their relationship to solar bulbs - which are a genius invention using a plastic bottle filled with water and bleach. Watch the video for more info.

  • The Canyons

    The Canyons is a contemporary thriller written by Bret Easton Ellis, produced by Braxton Pope and directed by Paul Schrader.

    Written by Bret Easton Ellis and directed by Paul Schrader. These guys aren't messing around!

  • HERE COME THE VIDEOFREEX - Save the Tapes!

    An inspiring documentary about a pioneering video collective from the 1970s, built from their own incredible archive of video tapes.

    There's something about the Videofreex that appeals to us here at Shooting People - a can-do, DIY approach to making things that we salute!

  • The Olympic City

    A photography project that looks at former host cities of the Olympic Games, and what happens to a city after the Olympics are gone.

    Really interesting photography project from Jon Pack and Gary Hustwit. Hustwit is the filmmaker behind Helvetica and Objectified.

  • DETROPIA - We're Releasing our Doc Independently

    DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.

    DETROPIA is an essential film for our times and Heidi and Rachel are forces of nature in the documentary community. Help them to release the film independently so that they can do community screenings around the country.

  • Granny's Dancing on the Table - a GRANNY-INVASION!

    STORIES CAN CHANGE THE WORLD! We are doing it again - with a film distribution revolution! :)

    Interesting title and we really don't want Hanna to sell her kidney!

  • Oxyana - A Feature Documentary Directed by Sean Dunne

    A portrait of Oceana, WV, an old coal mining town that has become the epicenter of the Oxycontin epidemic, earning the nickname Oxyana.

    Sean Dunne has made a lot of really great short films - including The Archive and American Juggalo. So, good people of the Internet, help him make his next short.


    A Documentary exploring the world of MMA Fighting and Christianity. Directed by Oscar Winner Daniel Junge & Bryan Storkel.

    "Can you love your neighbor as yourself and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?" Good question.

  • Electric Signs

    ELECTRIC SIGNS is a poetic and timely documentary about signs, screens and the urban environment. The film examines our public spaces,

    Alice Arnold is a long-time member of Shooting People and is always working on interesting stuff. This project is about how electronic signs are re-shaping urban environments and re-defining areas of public space around the world.

  • cockroaches (feature film)

    When the Pope is kidnapped, people plot, swindle, kill, and collide to get in on the ransom. A story about accepting who you are.

    Join the Cockroach revolution! These guys mean business. Fans of Guy Ritchie & Quentin Tarantino in particular should check this out!

  • BronyCon: The Documentary

    A feature length documentary about the unofficial fan convention for aficionados of the show “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.”

    What can we say, there's just so much about this project that intrigues us. For one thing the fact that there exists such a thing as a convention for fans of "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" is all kinds of awesome.


    OFFICIAL SELECTION SUNDANCE 2012- The feature film explores what it means to be creative in the face of tragedy.

    A film that celebrates creativity! What's not to like? I Am Not A Hipster premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and now they need your help to get it out to a wider audience.


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

    "I made this movie for everyone who has ever felt like they just didn't belong... the misfits, the outcasts. the kids that are lost... this movie is for you!" This movie is for us!

  • Out of Print - A Documentary about the New Beverly Cinema

    A film about a weird and wonderful double feature revival theater dedicated to 35mm & cinema since 1978 - and why it still matters.

    For all you cinephiles and lovers of 35mm. This ain't no multiplex!

  • Conspiracy of Beards

    A video series & collectors DVD about the 30 member, a capella male choir who sing only the songs of Leonard Cohen.

    Where to start... the name of the choir is awesome, they only sing Leonard Cohen songs. This only leaves one question: where do I sign up?

  • Tour for GHOSTS WITH SHIT JOBS, a Lo-fi Sci-fi Feature

    If you buy our completed mockumentary now, we can go to different cities to start discussions about the future. And giant spiders.

    Ghosts With Shit Jobs is a great title and we're rather obsessed with this project. Discussions about the future and giant spiders are an added plus!

  • Growing Cities: A film about Urban Farming in America

    GROWING CITIES follows two friends on their trip cross-country as they meet urban farmers who are challenging the way we eat.

    A farm guy and a film guy come together to make a film about urban farming in America. Bon appetit!

  • ONLY THE YOUNG International Premiere

    "Children are the gods of this city."

    This film is freaking AWESOME! Seriously, we can't stop talking about it and we want everyone to see it. We also want everyone to see it with the wonderful music they have included so please support this campaign. Yeah Yeah Yeah!

  • Bring Fat Kids, Imposters, and Skaters to Rooftop

    Support Rooftop Films and sign up for a membership and get in free to all 45 Summer Series screenings!

    Rooftop Films are longtime supporters of Shooting People and there is nothing we like more than watching wonderful films on New York City rooftops on balmy Summer nights. Help make it happen!

  • AATSINKI: The Story of Arctic Cowboys

    One year in the life of a family of reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland reveals an intricate bond between man and nature.

    Jessica Oreck, who previously made Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo, has a singular vision and we're sure her film about reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland will continue to demonstrate her unique approach.

  • Chinafornia: an animated comedy series

    America, 2018. Unable to pay the $10 trillion it owes to China, the U.S. comes up with a plan: it gives China the state of California.

    "Can Chinese determination & American creativity combine to build a better world? Or will Chinese stubbornness & American boneheadedness form the perfect cocktail for a state even more screwed up than California already is?" Support this futuristic comedy satire and find out!

  • "How to Lose Your Virginity"

    Calling all virgins, past, present and born-again: Let's free all our first times from myth, confusion, sexism and stereotypes.

    A timely project given the recent nonsense spouted by certain politicians and pundits. It's getting down to the wire so pledge soon!

  • Visible Proof

    Set in Argentina in 1892, VISIBLE PROOF tells the true story of the first case in which fingerprints were used to solve a murder.

    A fascinating story about an infamous murder case and the first fingerprint ever used to solve a crime.

  • High Tech, Low Life

    "We can't let the news be one-sided." -Tiger Temple "You never know what you can do until you try." -Zola

    A vitally important story about citizen journalists in China.

  • The Barkley Marathons - The Trail That Eats its Young

    This film explores the 100-mile nonstop ultramarathon in TN. An eccentric race for the intractable. In 25 years only 10 have finished.

    This race is so hardcore that in 25 years only 10 people have completed it. Wow.

  • "TCHOUPITOULAS" -- a new film by Bill & Turner Ross

    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 Ross Brothers are insanely talented and they really need to clear the music for their latest project so it can get out into the world. Give them a hand!


    Johnny develops his first crush when he sees Princess Leia kiss Luke Skywalker in his favorite film: "The Empire Strikes Back."

    Lucasfilm has granted them clearances to the clips they need from the original VHS release of Empire! Amazing. And this film sounds lovely - a love-letter to movies and first crushes. Aw.

  • The Digital Bolex: The 1st Affordable Digital Cinema Camera

    Digital Bolex, a 2K RAW Digital Cinema camera for $3K.

    We saw this at SXSW and thought we were dreaming. A digital Bolex. A DIGITAL BOLEX!!!

  • Somewhere Between: A documentary film

    Four teenaged girls, adopted from China as babies, explore the question "Who am I?" and start a dialogue about family and identity.

    This film was the Hot Docs 2011 Audience Award winner. They need help distributing it now and you know that ain't cheep. Chip in.


    KICK ME is a nightmare comedy about a guidance counselor who reaches out to a troubled kid and ends up running for his life.

    A nightmare comedy you say? We're in.


    We have been granted unparalleled access to make a film that explores one of the most distinctive voices in modern cinema: David Lynch.

    C'mon it's The Lynch! We are waiting to see this documentary with bated breath.

  • Ginger Girls: The Secret Lives of Redheads - The Movie

    A documentary on girls with natural red hair that includes animation, interviews, music videos, short films and more...

    Just a few days left to support this creative documentary about the secret lives of girls with red hair - made by Shooters!

  • The Miracle Mile Paradox ARG

    An immersive gaming experience played online and in real life involving a Time Switch machine. Produced by Transmedia LA members.

    We're not really sure how this will work but it sounds interesting. I mean, how can you resist the idea of a Time Switch machine?

  • The Soccermen

    With no coaching experience, two best mates from London help a remote Pacific Island shake the moniker of "world's worst soccer team".

    An inspiring story from Shooter Matthew Conrad about two Brits who decide to train "the worst soccer team in the world" in a place with one of the wettest climates on the planet. It also looks very, very funny. Help them finish it this year!


    A young Palestinian and his little brother struggle to escape the imminent death when they heedlessly enter a minefield.

    A short inspired by the late Palestinian painter Ismail Shammout (1930-2006) - from Shooter Ana Moreno.

  • Help me get "When I Walk"finished

    Help me for the final production of my film called "When I Walk", about my diagnosis with multiple sclerosis.

    Jason DaSilva is making a film about his diagnosis with multiple sclerosis. It's a really fascinating project, exploring ideas about disability and able-bodiedness. As Jason points out, "As we age, everyone moves closer to various levels of disability."

  • The Commentator

    We'll follow Jorgen Leth, director of A Sunday in Hell, during the 2012 Paris Roubaix. A grueling bike race his film helped popularize.

    Shooter and Bicycle Film Festival founder Brendt Barbur is making this. But it gets even better: it's about Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth who we love. And Shooter patron Albert Maysles is involved too as cinematographer. AMAZEBALLS!

  • This is Not a Conspiracy Theory

    A True Story About Why We Are. From the creator of Everything is a Remix.

    Everything is a Remix is such a cool project. We're always interested to see what Kirby Ferguson has up his creative sleeves!

  • Get GIMME THE LOOT to SXSW and ND/NF this Spring!

    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

    Shooter Natalie Difford is a fantastic producer and we're really excited to see this project at SXSW and at New Directors/ New Films. But they need help to finish the film so GIVE THEM THE LOOT they need!

  • Welcome To The Machine

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

    Avi Zev Weider is exploring the nature of technology and what it means to be human. The fact that both he and his wife managed to each make a film after having triplets is reason enough to support this fine project!

  • A Show with Ze Frank

    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.

    Bring back The Show indeed! We love Ze Frank and we'd love to see this come back. Support him and let's make Ze magic happen.

  • The Sisterhood of Night

    What's the secret of the Sisterhood? Some of you are about to find out.

    A modern version of the Salem witch trials, adapted from a short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Millhauser - the Executive Producer is Shooter Courtney Lee-Mitchell and we're very excited to see this get made.

  • American Promise

    A film 12-years in the making about the educational journey of two middle class African-American boys. Broadcasting on POV in 2013.

    This is an epic, documentary project, 12 years in the making, about a very important subject: Black boys are twice as likely as whites to be held back in elementary school, three times as likely to be suspended from school, and half as likely to graduate from college.

  • An Encounter with Simone Weil

    An emotionally powerful new documentary about thinker, activist, mystic, Simone Weil––a young woman willing to die for her convictions.

    Simone Weil was a fascinating woman and more people should know about here work and her life. And now they can! This comes from Shooter Julia Haslett.

  • BOY: the American release!

    Bring our coming-of-age comedy—the all-time New Zealand box office champ—to America! We need a laugh!

    We want to see this film! Taika Waititi is awesome (most New Zealanders are it seems) and it's high time this film came to America. Cross their palms with silver.

  • Hungry

    The first definitive feature documentary on Competitive Eating. Following the world's top eaters through it's most controversial year.

    We hereby present to you the definitive feature doc on Competitive Eating. It's a sport dammit! Just don't watch this while you're eating.

  • The Mystery of Marie Jocelyne

    A suspense-filled documentary that investigates the alleged con artist and former film festival director Marie Castaldo.

    Dan Nuxoll has been a Shooting People supporter for years and of course we're always intrigued by tales of dodgy film festival directors. It's a crazy, crazy story and you'd be crazy not to support this project.

  • Circle the Wagen

    CIRCLE THE WAGEN is a buddy roadtrip documentary, and our loveletter to the vintage Volkswagen subculture in America.

    A project for lovers of old camper vans everywhere! This comes from Shooter Ryan Steven Green. Get on the bus, Gus.

  • 18 Days in Egypt

    An interactive storytelling website documenting a year of revolution in Egypt through compelling personal stories and social media.

    Really exciting project exploring new ways of telling stories through social media. It's interactive and collaborative and iterative and those are all things we think are rather fantastic.

  • WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

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

    Hey look, another cool project heading to SXSW. This one is made by women and it's about Wonder Woman. So obviously we love it!

  • Double Fine Adventure

    An adventure game from Tim Schafer, Double Fine, and YOU!

    It's a game, not a film but this is the first project to break a million dollars on Kickstarter and they reached their goal of $400,000 in 8 hours. Amazing.


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

    This film is going to SXSW next month but they need help finishing. Give them a hand!

  • Alt Screen: New York's Alternative Movie Hub

    Discover NYC films playing outside the multiplex and under the radar. Daily event listings, curated coverage, original essays.

    Alt Screen is a fantastic resource to find films that are under the radar, those diamonds in the rough. We need more curatorial sites like this so we can discover all the amazing screenings and events out there. Thanks Alt Screen!

  • God Help The Girl - Musical Film

    Musical feature film about a long lazy summer in Glasgow, Stuart Murdoch (Belle & Sebastian) directs, Barry Mendel (Rushmore) produces.

    This is being directed by Stuart Murdoch from Belle & Sebastian. Step into my office baby!

  • The Joneses - a feature length documentary

    The search for true love by transgender trailer park matriarch Jheri Jones and her two adult sons in Bible belt Mississippi.

    Moby Longinotto has been a Shooting People member since 2002. That's loyalty for you! He's a very talented filmmaker and this story is fascinating. A very worthy project to support.

  • SNOW TOWN, an I-Fi App

    This is not an enhanced e-book or ibook. SNOW TOWN is the world's first truly Immersive/Interactive Storyworld App. Welcome to I-Fi!

    We love experiments in new forms of storytelling and we can't resist the idea of a "truly Immersive/Interactive Storyworld App" - bring it on!

  • The Thing

    A woman, a transgendered man, and their cat travel towards a mysterious roadside attraction known as "The Thing".

    Another great project that needs help with finishing funds so they can get to Sundance. It involves a woman, a transgendered man and a cat. Intriguing.

  • Balloon Mapping Kits

    Make your own aerial photos and maps with our flight kit and MapKnitter browser app. Add a camera to our reusable 5.5' balloon & kit.

    Make your own aerial photos and maps. Simple and really effective!

  • The Liberation

    A film about two people's paths from prison, homelessness, and addiction, through a revolutionary kitchen training program in Wash DC.

    Co-director Brendan Canty is one of the nicest people you could ever hope to meet (we're sure Christoph Green is too but we haven't met him yet!) and this project sounds really cool.

  • The DocYard: Season 4

    Boston's premier documentary screening series, celebrating the best of nonfiction storytelling. Season passes available now!

    Support our doc-loving friends in Boston!


    Porno Dan craves intimacy. In spite of himself and despite his industry, can Dan finally find true love?

    Debut documentary from Shooter Alexandra Berger. Help them get to Slamdance! Alexandra has triplets so this is no small feat!

  • An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

    Help us get to Sundance! Our feature film has been accepted to Sundance. Now all we have to do is raise finishing funds.

    This film sounds fab and they need help getting it to Sundance. Do it!


    A professional American basketball player accepts an offer to play in one of the world's most feared countries: Iran.

    Last chance to support this fascinating project!

  • CASSETTE: A Documentary Film about the Cassette Tape.

    CASSETTE is a feature-length documentary that celebrates the past, present, and future of an endearing musical format.

    Cassette tapes ooze nostalgia and it's about time they were celebrated in a film!

  • Organ Trail: Director's Cut

    Organ Trail: Directors Cut. The popular edutainment game about the impending zombie apocalypse, for iOS, Android, PC & Mac.

    Hands up who played Oregon Trail at school as a kid? Well now there's Organ Trail. With zombies of course!

  • RICKY on LEACOCK a documentary by Jane Weiner

    A new documentary film by Jane Weiner on the legendary documentary film pioneer, Ricky Leacock.

    Richard Leacock is a documentary legend and this sounds like a fascinating project.

  • Newsmotion

    Newsmotion is a civic media, public art and documentary storytelling initiative.

    Cool new journalism platform, rethinking and redesigning how we cover stories.

  • WELCOME TO PINE HILL: Slamdance World Premiere!

    Playing himself, Shannon Harper journeys from Brooklyn to the Catskill Mountains. Now it's time to journey to our Park City premiere!

    Directed by Shooter Keith Miller and heading to Slamdance in January - help them get there!

  • Finishing Brooklyn Castle (Formerly Chess Movie)

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

    Great kids, great story - it's a whole new way of looking at chess.

  • Training for the Apocalypse

    Chronicling survivalists, truth-seekers and prophets united in their quests for personal peace as they prepare for global cataclysm.

    Fascinating new project by the man who made What Would Jesus Buy? It's the end of the world as we know it and we feel fine...

  • We Are Many - a feature length documentary film

    We Are Many is a feature length documentary on the story and legacy of the biggest protest in history, which took place on 15 Feb 2003.

    We Are Many is a documentary about the biggest protest in history, on 15 February 2003, against the Iraq war. A very important story to tell!

  • Art As A Weapon

    This documentary will investigate the connection between street art, Buddhism and Democracy. With Shepard Fairey

    What is the connection between street art, Buddhism and democracy? This documentary, featuring Shepard Fairey, explores this fertile territory.

  • TINY: A Story About Living Small

    A (short) documentary about tiny houses, and people who find home in less than 400 square feet. Can living small go big?

    Can living small go big? We want to find out. Lovely, creative and very teeny tiny houses.


    DELTA BOYS tells the untold stories of the militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

    Director Andrew Berends was imprisoned in Nigeria while making this film but he still managed to finish it!

  • Don't Go Back to School: A handbook for learning anything

    A how-to guide for independent learning, with concrete strategies plus stories of people who learn on their own and how they do it.

    Well this sounds useful!

  • Moving Windmills - Documentary Film

    Moving Windmills is a feature-length documentary that tells the true story of William Kamkwamba, a young innovator from Malawi, Africa.

    A fantastically inspiring story about a young inventor from Malawi.

  • Bloodsworth: An Innocent Man

    A feature documentary about Kirk Noble Bloodsworth, the first death row inmate in the US to be exonerated by DNA evidence.

    Director Gregory Bayne is awesome and they only have 19 hours left. You know what to do.

  • STYLE WARS ... the Outtakes

    What’s in the outtakes? Save never before seen scenes from Style Wars. Trains. Battles. Interviews. More about the artists we love.

    Super-cool old school awesomeness.


    A Newark, NJ high school teacher struggles to prepare her autistic students for the brutal world that awaits them after graduation.

    The producer of this project, Danielle DiGiacomo, has been a fantastic supporter of Shooting People over the years. She even hosted Shooters in the Pub for us! So we'd like to return the favor and ask you to support this great project.

  • STUDIO H -- documentary film

    “Studio H” is a film which documents a year in the life of one of America's most innovative classrooms.

    From the team behind Wordplay. Using design to help a struggling school.

  • ABACUS @ Sundance Film Fest 2012

    ABACUS is a visually immersive multimedia presentation about the future of national borders and how contemporary persuasion works.

    This immersive project exploring national borders is heading to Sundance. Can't wait to see it in action.

  • Help put When the Drum is Beating in Theaters and on TV

    Help ensure the award winning film When the Drum is Beating is distributed to the world.

    A fantastic film celebrating the music of Haiti. Let's help get it in theaters and on TV so that more people can see it.

  • Peter Blanchette & The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra

    A documentary adventure about success, collaboration, and surviving while doing what you love.

    Jesse Epstein has been a Shooter and the editor of our NY Filmmakers bulletin for pretty much as long as we have been around. She's also a super talented filmmaker. And Malcolm Pullinger used to edit the SF/LA Filmmakers bulletin so this is like family!

  • Meanwhile

    Joe Fulton can fix anything. But success eludes him.

    Hal Hartley is an indie film hero. Nuff said.

  • Tomorrow We Disappear

    A feature documentary about Kathputli, India's last magician's colony. Help preserve this mystical place before it is destroyed.

    Fascinating project about the Kathputli Colony in India - highlights the vital role artists (and acrobats and magicians!) play in society.

  • Earth Camp One

    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.

    Jennie Livingston made Paris Is Burning. That is reason enough to support ANYTHING else she does for evermore!

  • VINYLMANIA: when life runs at 33 revolutions per minute

    Vinylmania guides us through the grooves of an object that has never lost its soul: the vinyl record.

    We're going analog! Let's celebrate the vinyl record at 33 revolutions per minute!

  • The Undocumented

    THE UNDOCUMENTED is a 90 cinema verite documentary that exposes a little known consequence of current U. S. immigration policy.

    Marco Williams makes superb films (Two Towns of Jasper, Banished) and we're sure this will be no exception.

  • The Winter - the first Greek feature film by Melancholy Star

    This winter in a remote Greek mountain town, the brave little crew of Melancholy Star will shoot a film in a notoriously haunted house.

    A spooky story, based in Greece, made by Shooters!

  • HERB & DOROTHY 50X50

    Help us finish the follow-up to the award-winning documentary HERB & DOROTHY, and share in the couple’s generosity and passion for art!

    If you loved Herb & Dorothy you'll want to jump in and support this!

  • Portraits of the Solidarity Economy

    Stop the crisis of economic imagination! Help us finish 7 short films about New Yorkers who are growing a different kind of economy.

    This sounds like a great project - and the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective are involved.

  • From ATP - four short films by Vincent Moon

    A series of four short films by Vincent Moon shot at the legendary All Tomorrow’s Parties music festival in the UK.

    Vincent Moon is a Shooting People patron and we're very much down with the idea of awesome short films alongside the awesome music at ATP.

  • CineSkates Camera Sliders

    CineSkates is a portable tripod slider system that enables fluid, rolling video without the hassle of bulky camera gear.

    We want this! We want this! That is all.

  • The Happy Film

    The Happy Film is a documentary in which designer Stefan Sagmeister conducts a series of self-experiments to test his happiness.

    Gorgeously imaginative opening credits. We think this new Stefan Sagmeister project will make us very happy indeed!

  • 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

    In a process that mirrors the OWS movement itself, 40+ award-winning filmmakers & artists are making a film about it. Together.

    A collaborative documentary about Occupy Wall Street - you can back the project or get involved in making it.

  • Where The Yellowstone Goes

    A visually stunning documentary film about America's longest undammed river. Join us to rediscover one of the last free flowing rivers.

    Hunter Weeks has shared his inspirational DIY approach to making and distributing films with the indie film community for a number of years so we're always pleased to support his projects.

  • The Punk Singer: The Documentary about Kathleen Hanna

    The Punk Singer is a feature length documentary about Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of Bikini Kill, Julie Ruin, Le Tigre; punk feminist.

    A doc about Kathleen Hanna? Hell yes!

  • UnionDocs has a 10 year lease. Now we need the basics.

    UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art has just secured it's space for 10 years. It is time now to make important renovations & changes.

    Going to events at Union Docs is always an adventure - they embrace a really interesting, multi-disciplinary documentary landscape. Support them so they can keep being awesome.

  • IN NO PLACE - a short film

    A documentary about two stories in the career of one lawyer, the first from Mississippi in 1966 the second from Guantanamo Bay in 2004.

    Film by Shooter Gabriel Long highlighting the importance of justice, due process and the constitution through the experiences of lawyer Stephen Oleskey.

  • The Yes Men Present: The Yes Lab for Creative Activism

    The Yes Men are launching The Yes Lab so activist groups and individuals can carry out creative, media-getting actions of their own!

    We love The Yes Men! And creative activism sounds like a very good idea indeed.

  • Music from Saharan Cellphones LP

    An official vinyl release of "Music from Saharan Cellphones", a compilation of music collected from memory cards in the Saharan desert.

    Not a film project but so wonderfully creative we had to get behind it!

  • MAN-CHILD - Feature Film

    The first feature film by Koo (dir. of The West Side, founder of NoFilmSchool.com) explores the high-stakes world of youth basketball.

    Koo from No Film School is a guy we've been following so it's great to see he's making his first feature. It's also always nice to see creative campaign videos like this.

  • On the Ice: The Movie

    Friendship, murder, and deceit in the Arctic – On the Ice is the first Alaskan feature by an Inuit director + entirely Inuit cast.

    On the Ice is the first Alaskan feature by an Inuit director + entirely Inuit cast. They're raising money to release the film in the US and we'd love to see it reach a wider audience.

  • FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE – an independent film by Maris Curran

    An intimate feature film about love, loss and compassion.

    Nekisa Cooper is a producer on this film - she produced Pariah and she is amazing. So back this project without further ado!


    Be the CATALYST. Spread MY REINCARNATION, an epic documentary about spirituality, family and destiny...

    Jennifer Fox really led the way with this Kickstarter campaign. And she shared all her tips and tricks too which is doubly awesome.

  • RIDE [short film] from the Archaeology of the Recent Future

    Summer in a small Midwestern town. An orphaned teenage girl approaches adulthood while her younger cousin considers adolescence.

    Lovely, creative campaign video so we're sure the eventual short film will be lovely and creative too!

  • Help get "Sarah Palin: You Betcha!" into theaters!

    We need your help to distribute this film and get SARAH PALIN: YOU BETCHA! into theaters!

    Nick Broomfield on Kickstarter. Well I never!

  • "I Am Root Beer" A New Film by Handsome Experts

    A short film about one surgeon who gives up his life in the O.R. to pursue his dreams of becoming actual, liquidy root beer.

    I mean, who hasn't wanted to become "actual, liquidy root beer" at some point in their lives?... Oh, you haven't? Really?

  • IRIBA CENTER in Rwanda: A Media Archive to Remember History

    Nearly two decades after the genocide, IRIBA CENTER will gather Rwanda’s audiovisual history, and make it accessible to all Rwandans.

    A project from Shooter Anne Aghion, director of My Neighbor, My Killer. The IRIBA CENTER FOR MULTIMEDIA HERITAGE will keep the country’s history alive and accessible for all Rwandans. An excellent project to support.

  • Pen Type-A : A minimal pen

    We love Hi-Tec-C pens! Pen Type-A is a stainless steel replacement for the Hi-Tec-C's cheapo plastic housing.

    We're thinking perhaps we should give up film and go into the pen business!

  • My Brooklyn

    MY BROOKLYN follows the filmmaker’s journey, as a Brooklyn “gentrifier,” to understand the forces dramatically reshaping New York City.

    My Brooklyn, made by Shooters, is asking lots of hard questions about gentrification and city planning in Brooklyn. We're excited to see this get made.

  • One Day on Earth - filmed in every nation in one day

    A world wide online community filmed over 3,000 hours of footage to create a picture of One Day on Earth. Please help finish the film.

    A hugely ambitious project that Shooting People has been tracking and promoting. Help them finish this truly international (shot in EVERY country on earth) film!


    A new film by Matt Porterfield (HAMILTON, PUTTY HILL) about family, love and letting go. Shooting in Baltimore this summer.

    Shooter and all round awesome guy Steve Holmgren is part of the team behind this. We loved Porterfield's last film "Putty Hill" and we're pretty sure we'll love this too.

  • WALT Episodes.

    WALT's late on his rent again, the utility bills are piling up, and he's got an expensive candy addiction. He could use a helping hand.

    Walt is cute, he tries to pay his rent with Jolly Ranchers, and we really like the idea of supporting animators like this.

  • HOW TO START A REVOLUTION a new documentary film

    This film reveals the story of the modern revolution, the power of people to change their world and the man behind it all, Gene Sharp.

    This project was part of the Shooting People & Sheffield Doc/Fest crowdfunding session at the Rushes' Short Filmmmakers Market, held at BAFTA. We're stoked they were so successful in their campaign.

  • Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

    In Madeleine Olnek's B-movie sci-fi film comedy 3 lesbian aliens come to earth to save their planet by visiting NYCs gay dating scene.

    Fantastic title and we love the first line of the project description: "I wrote and directed and made this film by hand---with alot of help from my friends." That sounds like Shooters spirit!

  • Flat Daddy

    A feature documentary following four military families over the course of a year to reveal the impact of the war on those left behind.

    Flat Daddies, also known as "heroes on a stick," are the life-sized cardboard cutouts of husbands, wives, parents and children serving overseas. Through the lens of Flat Daddies, Shooters Nara Garber and Betsy Nagler highlight the impact of war on those left behind.

  • Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

    A documentary film about writer, editor, quarterback, and lion tamer, George Plimpton.

    George Plimpton rocks. Don't believe us? Watch the trailer and you'll be amazed by the many lives this one man has led.

  • Orbit(Film) Astronaut Appreciation Society

    Help launch a solar system of short films by an all-star cast of independent artists.

    Who can resist the idea of a solar system of short films! And many of the filmmakers are friends and supporters of Shooting People which makes this even more irrisistable.

  • +Pool: A Floating Pool in the River For Everyone

    An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City.

    Absolutely nothing to do with film. It's just such a great idea and we all want to go swimming!

  • The Second Annual Kickstarter Film Festival

    Join Kickstarter and Rooftop Films on July 9, 2011, for the 2nd Annual Kickstarter Film Festival!

    Such a smart way to sell tickets and support great projects. And that poster is lovely!

  • The Iraqi Seed Project

    A film & cross-media project about sustainable agriculture in Iraq.

    Fascinating project by Shooter Emma Piper-Burket about sustainable agriculture in Iraq. When Emma talks about seeds we listen!

  • Malls Across America

    In 1989, following in the footsteps of Frank, Winogrand, and Eggleston, I drove across the country and documented malls across America

    Michael Galinsky, a Shooter and one of the filmmakers behind "Battle for Brooklyn", has documented malls across America and is planning a print run of books. It's not a film but we like it!

  • Dot: 360º video capture for the iPhone 4

    Snap Dot onto your iPhone 4 and in an instant you can capture fully immersive 360-degree videos and share them with anyone.

    360º video capture for the iPhone 4. Yes please!

  • NewFest 2011: New York's LGBT Film Festival

    Help NY's Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Film Festival raise funds to make sure its 23rd edition goes on without a hitch, despite rising costs.

    It's been a week of celebration in NYC and now we're looking forward to a particularly awesome 23rd edition of NewFest.

  • Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

    AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the first feature-length documentary about China's (in)famous artist and activist, Ai Weiwei.

    Fascinating artist and a great project. We saw Alison pitch at the Good Pitch at the Ford Foundation and were really impressed.

  • Urbanized: A Documentary Film

    Help finish the new design documentary from the director of "Helvetica" and "Objectified".

    Shooter Gary Hustwit makes gorgeous films about design (Helvetica, Objectified) and we can't wait for his next one.