• A brilliant animated short film makes the world a better place.

    The Animation Show of Shows is a VITAL part of the animation community. Help it continue its mission by becoming a not-for-profit that will travel the world, showcasing the best animated shorts of the year!

  • The depraved son of a superhero must do whatever it takes to avoid taking over his father's helm.

    Griffin Davis has been a friend of Vimeo for years. Help him complete his new short 'Son of Star Man'--from some of the same people who brought us 'Bindlestiffs!'

  • A gripping, psychological drama about a female imposter who lies to gain emotional intimacy.

    Christina Choe turned lots of heads on Vimeo with her Staff Pick shorts, 'I am John Wayne' and 'The Queen'. Help Christina make her first feature film and snag a North Korean postcard in the process. A win win!

  • A book of astrophotography & timelapse video series exploring North America's starscapes and the growing threat of light pollution.

    From one of Vimeo's ace Time-lapse artists, take you love of the skies offline!

  • Cast, crew, and fans explore the classic time-travel trilogy's resonance throughout our culture 30 years after Marty went Back in Time.

    Great scott! It's high time for a documentary about 'Back to the Future.'

  • 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...

    'Blue Borsalino' reached its goal in a short 4 days, but it's not too late to support Mark Lobatto's modern twist on film noir.

  • Two romantic misfits embark on a five borough dining adventure and ultimately discover who they really are!

    'Hungry For Love' has us craving a culinary trip across New York's five boroughs.

  • A story about a cowboy

    With four Staff Picks and counting, Joris Debeij's series, 'I Am Los Angeles' has been a mainstay on Vimeo. Let's help him take the series beyond the confines of SoCal and document unique individuals from other corners of the Golden State!

  • Five of NYC's most adventurous filmmakers are working together to adapt each other's dreams. This is going to get weird.

    An all-star team of filmmakers, including a couple Staff Pick alums are getting Freudian and interpreting one another's nocturnal musings! A dream come true?

  • Award-winning film by first-time, female director releases digitally on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) with 100 screenings + live stream Q&As

    Help Lisa distribute this important film on World AIDS Day!

  • An animated series about a team of super-powered scientists who travel through time fighting nazis!

    If "knowledge is power" as Schoolhouse Rock famously put it, then the Super Science Friends will kick some serious Nazi butt!

  • The untold story of Bethany Hamilton and her relentless progression as one of the leading professional female surfers of our time.

    With a whole two weeks to go, this project is already 150% funded! This reflects the enthusiasm surrounding Bethany Hamilton and her inspiring story. It's not too late to be a part of this special project!

  • Continuing the satirical adventures of above-average power forward Chris Bosh, Mystic Wolfman and more as they save the multiverse.

    Lebron went back to Cleveland in the multiverse as well! Therefore, it's all the more important that we support Christopher Bosh at this crucial moment!

  • We Tell Ourselves Stories In Order to Live, the first and only documentary about Joan Didion. Made with Joan, using Joan's words.

    The Joan Didion documentary we didn't know we were waiting for.

  • What will it really take to feed the world?

    Cyrus Sutton, the man behind Korduroy.tv, has been exploring the GMO controversy in Hawaii. His feature length documentary will bring a necessary voice to an issue that remains unheard by most. Please consider donating!

  • A feature documentary film about the women breaking down gender barriers in blue-collar construction trades.

    First time filmmaker Lorien Barlow explores the world of women in construction.

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

    A short film about a big issue. This is an important film and we can't wait to see it.

  • Before Viagra there were goat testicle transplants, men w/ dreams & one unlikely hero. The stranger-than-fiction tale of John Brinkley!

    You may remember Penny from her short "The Voyagers", which we Staff Picked back in 2011. Penny also directed one of our favorite feature length documentaries, "Our Nixon". So, it's only logical that her next film would be about goat testicle transplants among other topics.

  • A closeted Korean-American teenager follows his desires and finds more than he bargains for at the Korean spa.

    We've been following Andrew Ahn since we saw his short "Dol (First Birthday)" at Sundance 2012. Needless to say, we're very excited by the prospect of a feature film from Andrew!

  • A SXSW autobiographical documentary about how a 16 year old evolves into a bank robber. Bring it to a theater near you!

    From Staff Pick alum, Darius Clark Monroe, 'Evolution of a Criminal' generated a ton of buzz on the festival circuit this year. Let's help bring this important documentary to theaters!

  • Barry and Larry are the world’s oldest conjoined twins. Now retired, they live out the end of their life in their brother’s house.

    Following the success of his short 'Master Muscles' , Efren Hernandez is back at it with another deliciously strange short about a pair of conjoined twins!

  • An atmospheric feature about wilderness, ecology, and extraterrestrial visitation.

    Not only will Ian Clark's new film have ALIENS, it's also starring Vimeo Staff Pick alum, Celia Rowslon-Hall and produced by another Staff Pick alum, Ben Wiessner!

  • Marfa is the documentary of my journey from my home in Stratford Upon Avon UK to the remote town of Marfa in deepest Texas.

    An animated short about two talented filmmakers from England on a trip to Texas? Yes please.

  • WELCOME TO LEITH is a feature documentary chronicling the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by white supremacists.

    Help Michael and Christopher complete their chilling documentary about the controversial infiltration of white supremacists into Leith, North Dakota.

  • The fires are already here.

    Jeff Frost, one of the most innovative time lapse filmmakers on Vimeo is making a new project about wild fires in southern California. His goal is modest, but the impact of his film will be huge.

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

    Make sure you support the most beloved and demented puppets on Vimeo! If not, they will die!!! At least that's what Becky and Joe told us...

  • A babysitter, a missing kid, and a local legend who eats the eyes of children to keep himself from going blind.

    Even though the short scared the pants off of us, we still want to see the feature!

    Watch the short on Vimeo Staff Picks and you'll see what we mean!

  • An odyssey, as seen through the eyes of children. Official Selection at Toronto & Rome film fests, set to be distributed by Factory 25.

    Help Alex secure finishing funds for his wonderful film 'Little Feet'! We saw it at the Toronto International Film Festival were totally charmed.

  • CAM GIRLZ is a documentary film about women who do internet sex work via web cam.

    Sean Dunne, the director 'American Juggalo' and 'Oxyana', is back with a new project about internet sex workers who perform via webcam.

    It's a project that is positively NSFW, but that's also what we've come to love and expect from Sean's films.

  • This film explores the revival of manual work through the passion of motorcycle enthusiasts who have found their way to a happy life.

    You might already know Clement and Arthur's work on Vimeo--They are the guys responsible for 'LONG LIVE THE KINGS' https://vimeo.com/49445992

    You should back their new project! For real, do it! It's going to be awesome.

  • When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.

    We featured a short documentary about Mark Landis on Vimeo Staff Picks a while back: https://vimeo.com/56921333

    That said, we're very excited for this feature length project about the same man!

  • A man is defined by the values he holds and the ones he's willing to give up. A Ditchrider is pushed to the edge in this thriller film.

    We were blown away by the quality of the footage Topaz managed to achieve with a Canon 7D. Help him make 'ROOSTER' a reality!

  • MA is the story of a virgin mother on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas to give birth to our savior.

    Celia Rowlson-Hall is already well known on Vimeo for her shorts ('Prom Night' and 'The Audition' to name a couple.) Help her make her first feature-length offering!

  • Colombia is the focal point of the new global gold rush and Marmato, a mining town with over 500 years of history, is the new frontier.

    Help Mark and his team raise the funds necessary to finish their documentary about Colombian gold mining!

  • A series of short films, exploring a future city saturated with technology and media.

    Help Staff Pick Alumnus, Keiichi Matsuda, complete his sci-fi series set in Medellin, Colombia! We're really looking forward to this one!

  • Four days. 690 miles. Countless captivating stories. A short documentary on the people and stuff at the world's longest yard sale.

    Our very own Riley Hooper is traveling 690 miles to document the worlds longest yard sale.

  • On My Block is a film challenge that creates stronger neighborhoods in NYC through the collaborative and creative process of filmmaking

    On My Block aims to bring neighbors together over the wonder of movie making. Help them fund their 2013 festival right here in NYC!

  • I’m directing a music video for the up-and-coming Brooklyn band Kool Head.

    Diego, a Staff Picked creator from the Vimeo community is creating a new music video for the band Kool Head.

  • A wild, bloody comedy from the knife-wielding maniacs at 5secondfilms.com.

    Dude, bro, is this for real bro?

    YES. 5 Second Films is making a feature length DUDE BRO PARTY MASSACRE III movie!

  • A documentary by Jason Cooper, Jay Armitage and Chris Gartin telling the story of the crowdfunding revolution and the people behind it.

    Kickstarter raised over $2.7 billion last year for over 1 million projects. Help Jason and Jay finish their documentary that focuses on some of those successful projects and their creators.

  • Three young farmers risk land and friendship to stand up to the USDA. An experiential film about living a life of self reliance.

    BOONE is an experimental documentary that follows three young dairy farmers standing up to the USDA's unfair small farm regulations.

  • TOUGH LOVE is a documentary film that explores the lives, homes and cases of families caught in the child welfare system.

    TOUGH LOVE follows the lives of two families whose children are in foster care, and the fight against the child welfare system to get them back.

  • HitFilm is made for indie filmmakers and YouTube creators. This is the story of how you helped it come to Mac.

    An effects and editing suite in one! HitFilm is coming to the Mac!

  • CITIZEN WEALTH is a feature length documentary about controversial ACORN founder and former chief-organizer Wade Rathke.

    Wade Rathke, founder of ACORN, has spent 40 years fighting economic injustice. This documentary follows the the most recent 3 years of his ACORN leadership and the troubles the organization has faced.

  • Indoek is a bi-coastal, surf-centric blog celebrating independent waveriding culture mixed with all things creative and inspiring.

    INDOEK, a blog dedicated to the art and lifestyle of surfing, is looking to produce more original content. MINUTES will spotlight surfers from both coasts, while SURF SHACKS uncovers where their favorite surfers call home.

  • The Return, a documentary film by Adam Zucker, explores the unique reality of being young and Jewish in Poland today.

    In Poland, where being Jewish makes you a minority, Adam Zucker follows women who are rediscovering their heritage.

  • a horror/comedy/animation musical feature film!

    A new experimental feature film being shot in Maine by film professor and artist Nancy Andrews.

  • LEE

    A narrative feature shot on location with the real residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

  • Celebrating women who define success on their own terms and finding out how they do the awesome things they do.

    LADYPOINTS can have a second season if it reaches $7,500! A webseries dedicated to showcasing the careers of women who succeed in creative fields on their own terms.

  • Rawley Niner, an offbeat cop on suspension, helps 17-year old Abby Samms search for the men that murdered her family.

    NINER tells the story of a teenage girl -- found on the road by a suspended detective -- who just witnessed her family brutally murdered. Help Grant and Kevin finish this feature length drama.

  • FLEX: the new street dance from Brooklyn. Help us finish this project for a premiere at Tribeca Film Festival!

    On track for a premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, FLEX IS KINGS follows the story of two dancers trying to hit it big while the creator of "Battlefest", a Brooklyn based dance showcase, tries to keep the culture alive.

  • We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that every living thing is connected.

    With only a few more interviews left to shoot, CONTINUUM will take a look at the past, present, and future of life as we know it.

  • A new documentary featuring the Super 8 home movies of Nixon's closest aides is about to premiere at SXSW – and beyond!

    OUR NIXON, set to premiere at SXSW, is in its final stages of production. What was a day in the life of President Nixon like? You'll have to watch and see!

  • The feature film debut by Dayna Hanson will be premiering in competition at this year's SXSW Film Festival. Help us get there!

    In its final stages before the SXSW premiere, help IMPROVEMENT CLUB make it all the way!

  • Pug, a young boy growing up in West Baltimore, finds solace in a gang of illegal dirt bike riders known as The 12 O’Clock Boys

    Help 12 O'CLOCK BOYS finish post-production, and stay tuned for the premiere at SXSW!

  • A ten year old filmmaker ventures to steal her camera back in the wake of her brother's breakup to remind him how close they once were.

    After her brother experiences a tough breakup, a younger sister seeks to restore their relationship over a past hobby – filmmaking.

  • A documentary exploring the value of silence, our relationship with sound, and the implications of living in a noisy world.

    Help Patrick explore the implications of living in such a noisy world.

  • Emily is a film about the progression of emotions and the development of a relationship between an intelligent girl and her kidnappers

    Emily promises to be a smart, dark, and funny short film exploring the changing phycology of the victim, and perpetrators of a kidnapping.

  • A fantastical short film about a girl who suffers from spontaneous combustion.

    What if someone really suffered from spontaneous combustion? Help Jeff raise funds for the production needed to add just the right spice of realism to this dramatic short film!

  • One boy discovers that merely escaping into life's adventures isn't enough; eventually all stories end and choices must be made.

    When a boy moves away from his country life along side his mother and into the big city, he struggles with his new found feelings and standing up to face his problems.

    Help Alex finish his short animated 2D film, 3 years in the making!

  • A magically real adventure film about protecting the things you love. **check out our "monster" of a top reward**

    A girl and her grandfather have hidden a magical creature in the woods of their small town, but their secret is about to be threatened by a bounty hunter.

    Help Peter and the rest of the Emerson College Capstone Project finish this large scale and imaginative short!

  • MUM

    (mŭm) n. An LGBT short film about silencing insecurities, embracing oneself and the importance of human connection.

    Help Writer/Director, Alex Bohs take his short film MUM into full production.

  • MAD Magazine poked fun at everything - and changed the world. A peek behind the scenes at this culture rotting institution.

    Feeling MAD? This documentary takes a look behind the scenes at the now 60 year legacy of MAD Magazine. Help them capture and produce its remaining interviews with contributors and fans of MAD.

  • CLOUDS is a documentary exploring creativity through the lens of code

    A documentary filmed in a new 3D format is exploring what its like to visualize life and creativity through data.

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

    Help Rooftop Films fund this summers shows and festivities in NYC!

  • Awe

    We're making a film... on Everest!

    Documentary directing team Tom and Charles will be following a group of climbers as they scale everest! Help them raise funds for the films post production.

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

    Banker is in the final stages of his feature length documentary three years in the making – following his mothers fight with Alzheimer's disease.

  • SUPPORT THIS SUNDANCE GRANTEE! An intensely personal investigation into globalization's newest epidemic: Suicide

    During her return to Nepal to complete her documentary about Shanta – a young girl hoping to become a doctor – director Amy Benson was shocked to discover she had killed herself. Help Amy finish this film and cover the launch of Nepal's first suicide hotline.

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

    A cool iOS app that will capture and edit together 1 second clips from your every day life into a polished video!

  • A girl and her father hunt for valuable resin on a toxic planet. When her father is attacked, she is forced to grow up quick.

    Shep Films needs your help to practically create the immense world "Prospect" calls for.

  • A boy finds a connection between his fish tank and a pond in the woods. There looms inside the pond, a giant amphibian.

    Nate is trying to finish his project, "Tank". A short animated film about a boy and his bond with a larger than life salamander.

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

    Medal of Victory promises to be a hilarious comedy about two AWOL soldiers masquerading as war heroes. Help director Joshua Moïse raise funds for production costs.

  • A mentally unstable vagrant comes to the aid of a student. When she tries to return the favor she gets far more than she bargained for.

    Peter has shot what promises to be an awesome short film. Help them complete the post production and get this show on the road!

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

    StoryCorps, beloved users of Vimeo, are trying to create a thirty minute special of their popular animated interview series. Help them out!

  • A documentary that shines a bright light on the vital importance of play to our health, happiness, and the future of life itself!

    Gwen is making a documentary about play, that's right play! We all play, and if we don't it can really affect our lives and how we interact with others. Help Gwen shoot the interviews she needs, and save up for post-production to make this documentary playfully possible!

  • 2000 people worldwide live with MPS II (or Hunter Syndrome). This film tells the raw and honest stories of four boys affected.

    Joey is documenting Hunter Syndrome and the affect it has on the people in his life, and the families of the diagnosed. Help him raise awareness and complete the film.

  • How do friends, family, and an impending apocalypse affect teenage life in the suburbs?

    Miles and his team are collaborating on an awesome story of summers' end, and the actual end...of the world.

  • A short film about Ricks struggle to vanquish the womanizer he's become.

    A short film examining the effect NYC has on the relationships of men, and the choices it can influence them to make.

    Help Diego get the film through it's final stages of post production.

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

    Charlie Kaufman is creating his first stop motion animated film, Anomalisa! Help him finish the project with the team at Starburns Industries.

  • A relationship drama about two entangled strangers' pursuit to escape their own personal misfortunes.

    Larry, and active Vimeo user with past shorts like Brothers, and ICE HOCKEY, is completing his next film The Worst. What happens when you leave your bags on the subway?

  • In a landscape as dramatic as its stories, Alaska Native people face staggering suicide rates, yet remain determined to heal & thrive!

    Enei and her husband Evon are trying to document the lives of native Alaskans as they battle high suicide rates, and the loss of their culture.

  • The most intuitive, compact and simple intervalometer + motion control for timelapse photography

    An amazingly easy to use intervalometer that also pans your shot! Finally!

  • Ollie, 8, is left in a rural town with his estranged family. A boy vanishes and Ollie becomes aware of a strange presence in the woods.

    Help Jennifer finish her NYU thesis film about Ollie, a boy abandoned by his mother and left in a small town where he may not be alone.

  • Clandestine is an original martial arts action web series created by Thousand Pounds Action Co.

    Chris and Haile are creating an original martial arts action web series and need your help to start production. They've already created some great shorts and are ready to take their experience in the choreography of fight scenes to the next level.

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

    Help Sam complete his narrative film based on the true story of an undocumented autistic child who ran away and hid in the NYC subway for 11 days.

  • Meet the fiercest teenager in America.

    Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari are documenting the life of one of the first female boxers to compete in the Olympic games.

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

    Sean has created some awesome documentaries and needs your help to finish his first feature length film about the underground drug trade in a small mining town known as Oceana.

  • We designed the Kick to help you take better pictures, make better videos and have fun doing it.

    Your mobile filmmaking utility belt is going to need another slot! Start lighting your videos with this LED bank made for iPhone.

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

    Show some love to the creators of the Vimeo classic and SXSW 2012 Jury Prize winner, "(notes on) biology". They've got two new productions on the way and we could not be more excited!

  • On our weekly web series, we interview local and touring indie bands in a laundromat while they do their laundry.

    Help Michael and his team continue producing episodes of Dirty Laundry. A web series all about music and dirty clothes!

  • Marshall's deep space search for his estranged brother grows worse when realizing he's trapped in Recoil, and has done this all before.

    Evan's thesis film is one of six selected by the USC MFA film program! Help him get the funding he needs to start production.

  • How much bad behavior can one overlook if it means finally finding true love?

    Help Jim and Josh finish their short about a patient who falls in love with her therapist, and discovers his drawbacks. Is it enough to call it quits?

  • An immensely visual film on the life & work of Ski Patrol, Search & Rescue teams, and Avalanche Safety in the Rocky Mountains

    A sure to be amazing documentary that uncovers the lives and day-to-day of Search & Rescue workers in the Rocky Mountains.

  • We plan to transform an abandoned New York City trolley terminal into a vibrant community green space using new solar technology.

    Let's put a park underground in NYC!

  • Following an earthquake, a subterranean unlicensed medic meets a psych-ward escapee who claims to be a fallen angel.

    Scott and Chris are adapting a chapter from Craig Clevenger's new novel into an amazing short film. Help them reach their goal and cover the production budget!

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

    Kirby, a veteran of both Vimeo and documentary filmmaking, is creating a new project that looks at the events that have lead us to where we are now politically.

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

    Dave bought an old VW bus on eBay, but when it broke down he thought all was lost. Little did he know the community surrounding these manic machines was great enough to help repair it, and warrant a feature documentary!

  • We've been invited to premiere our documentary at the Berlin International Film Festival - but we need your help!

    Malika and Katy are finishing their documentary about David, one of the first openly gay men in Uganda. They need your help to finish the movie and fly at least one member from the LGBT to its premiere in Berlin!

  • FOURPLAY is a feature anthology of four true tales of sexual intimacy.

    FOURPLAY puts a positive spin on sexual encounters with the telling of four different stories involving some strange circumstances.

  • Hand-made screenprints & t-shirts about the best things life has to offer: zombies, unicorns, 8-bit creatures and knife fights.

    Take this opportunity to get in on some sweet prints and t-shirts from Safwat Saleem and his Oh Expletive project!

  • After his wife leaves , Dan Baum journeys deep into a dark forest. But his memories hold on to him, stronger than ever.

    Help Noah and the cast of Dark Forest fund the needed special effects so they can finish their short film thriller!

  • In a process that mirrors the OWS movement itself, 60+ award-winning filmmakers & artists are making a film about it. Together.

    Help this team of creators finish their documentary about the protest that has swept our country. The backer rewards are great so check them out!

  • Feature-length documentary film which chronicles how a group of New York comedians started a cultural phenomenon.

    Help the ultimate pranksters finish their feature film!