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“Imagination Situation” is a webseries for families that encourages imaginative playtime during those stressful everyday situations Read more

Austin, TX Webseries
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“Imagination Situation” is a webseries for families that encourages imaginative playtime during those stressful everyday situations

Austin, TX Webseries
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Imagination Update

Every parent knows that a little praise goes a long way. Encouragement is essential in raising a happy family, and there’s nothing like a big “thumbs up” to keep someone motivated.

The same thing is happening with “Imagination Situation”. While we were disappointed that we didn’t meet our Kickstarter goal, your contributions were a sign that our hard work wasn’t going to be waisted. When we asked for people to donate directly to us, we had our doubts. Would that encouragement continue?

We’re proud to say that it has.

Within less than a week, we’ve gathered close to $800 of contributions from our great fans. You hear us thanking you a lot, but know that every time we say it, it comes from our hearts. This encouragement makes the planning for the next wave of “Imagination Situation” really fun.

While our donation number is fantastic, it’s still not quite enough to get us into production. We have to produce two new episodes and a few Imagination Interludes with your contributions. There’s not a lot of wiggle room in our production budget, and paying people for their time acting, composing and behind-the-scenes help is important to us.

If you’ve already contributed, thank you again. If you haven’t, please visit our Support and Contact page to contribute through PayPal, or e-mail Roby@windupjetpack.com if you’d like to pay by check. We’re really close to greenlighting two new episodes, and with your support, we can get rolling.

Thanks for your encouragement. It means the world to us.

- Roby and Whitney

What's Next For Imagination Situation ?

It’s been a whirlwind 21 days, hasn’t it?  We released 21 short videos as well as our second episode, “Tea Time at Table Five.”  While we didn’t raise enough to fund our Kickstarter, we want to let you know that this isn’t the end of Imagination Situation.

In many ways, we’re just getting started. 

To those who shared our videos, episodes and Kickstarter with your friends and family, thank you.  And to those who donated to the Kickstarter, thank you too.  We’re honored that you believe in what we’re trying to do. 

So where do we go from here?

Over the next few weeks and months, we’re going to start rolling out new features on Imagination Situation.com . We’re going surround parents and kids with tips, stories, articles and videos that will inspire imagination everyday. 

Imagination Interludes

Inspired by our ‘21 Days of Imagination’ videos, we’ll bring you short videos filled with tips and demonstrate activities that parents and kids can do together for quick imaginative playtime.

Imagination in Action

This section of our site will feature how real parents use tips from Imagination Situation episodes, or their own “situations.”  These anecdotes will let everyone share the moments that they used imagination to make their life playful instead of stressful. Yes, we want you to join in the fun! 

Situation Reviews

Books, movies, music, products. If we see anything out there that inspires creativity and would be a great imaginative playtime addition, we’ll let you know about it!

We’re really excited about our new features, but we haven’t forgotten about: 

Imagination Situation Episodes

Naturally, our episodes or “situations” will always be the star of our site. While we weren’t able to raise the money from Kickstarter, there are other ways for us to get more episodes made. We’re exploring these options- from finding sponsorships to seeing if there are any online hubs that would like to make Imagination Situation part of their entertainment lineup.

We would like to have a few more episodes produced before we start looking for those bigger opportunities, to help people see just what we’re capable of.

How is that possible without the Kickstarter?  Easy.  You can donate to us right now through PayPal, on the Imagination Situation web site.  Just click here

If everyone that donated to the Kickstarter campaign directly donated that money to us, we’d be able to produce two new episodes!

The money raised would be just enough to cover the cost of equipment rentals, cast payments, photos, props and original music in our production. We would also try to schedule filming our Imagination Interludes during these shoots to use the same equipment- as well as our talented cast.

We’re going to try and pull some big favors to stretch every penny out of what you contribute. A lot of that Kickstarter money would have gone into equipment upgrades, show enhancements, raises for the cast, a big website revamp and promotion of the show. If you’d generously donate the amount you’re already pledged to us, we’d be able to get two more episodes, which is definitely a success in our book. 

Having more episodes will really help us get the word out about “Imagination Situation”. Plus, with all this new content, we’ll have a lot more opportunities to spread the word about the shows that YOU helped bring to the web. 

Everyone that donates to us directly will get the Imagination Situation Ringtone, a personalized postcard and thank you video that were promised as our Kickstarter Perks.  It’s the least we can do to thank you for your ongoing support. 

There are so many ways to explore imagination, and we can’t wait to share them with you. Your support and enthusiasm has carried us through two episodes, 21 short videos and some great conversations on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We hope you’ll support and share us as we continue to make imagination something that parents and kids can enjoy together. 

Thank You 

Roby & Whitney 

21 Days Of Imagination - Day 21

Phew. We made it. 21 Days and 21 Episodes. As our campaign gets into its final hours, we want to share with you one simple idea that can bring you and your kids closer together. 

Four More Days

The clock is running out on our Kickstarter campaign. For everyone that has contributed so far, we are extremely thankful for your generosity. Your support is proof that "Imagination Situation" works, and that imaginative parenting isn't some far-fetched idea. 

While we're a long ways from our goal, we know we can close the gap with some help from our fans. This weekend, and over the next few days, please take a moment to mention our Kickstarter campaign on your social networks and wherever the parents in your life are hanging out. There's a lot of other things on the web, and it's possible our show slipped through the cracks. 

We share the things we like, and you've already shown us how much you like us. You're our biggest fans, so who better to spread the word than you? It only takes a moment, and it could be the break that some stressed parent has been looking for. 

Thanks for supporting us. It means more than you know. 

Roby and Whitney 

Imagination Situation - Episode #2 Is Here!

Our second situation finds us dining at the local restaurant. While tempting deserts are on your menu, a child's mind is on the delicious distractions. Will dad be able to get his daughter to join him, or will this be a dash and dine of the embarrassing kind? Enjoy a spot of tea and see how imagination takes you to a perfectly proper party.