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Red Point DigitalBy Red Point Digital
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Red Point DigitalBy Red Point Digital
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$4,591
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backers
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, September 16 2018 4:00 AM UTC +00:00

About

Red Point VR Skunkwerkz and the Akronstein Labs is a an immersive video and stop-motion animation studio focused on creating original content and servicing clients in the NE Ohio region and beyond.  As a recipient of an 85K Knight Arts Challenge matching grant, our mission is to establish a first-of-its kind combination of VR and stop-motion animation studio here in Akron, Ohio. 

Currently in our inaugural year, we have a slate of 3 projects we are seeking to produce under the Akronstein banner. Contributions will go specifically to fund those projects, as well as building our capacity to grow beyond our initial creative efforts. 

We aim to become the PIXAR of Stop-motion Animation and Virtual Reality

Risks and challenges

Our biggest challenge stems from whether the world is going to know we're here. NE Ohio is frontier territory when it comes to VR and stop-motion animation and completing our initial works in the medium will be key to gaining the attention we need to have a steady stream of work. Currently, we are spending our own resources in getting our first stop-motion piece created. We know that to continue will require raising more capital and broadening our client base to support our efforts to develop, produce and distribute our work.

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