About this project
In November of last year, cinematographer Michael Totten and I set out to make and exhibit one short documentary per month, every month for one year. Our goal is to make twelve short documentaries that are cinematic and honest looks at the world around us.
Each month we make a new film and then release it for free on our website, www.thesparrowsongs.com and on vimeo at vimeo.com/sparrowsongs
Over the last nine months we've made nine short documentaries ranging in subject matter from how creativity affects a marriage (Episode 1) to why Porn Stars sing Karaoke (Episode 3) to how a Puppeteer deals with tragedy (Episode 4) to a portrait of a traveling circus (Episode 8).
Up to this point we've been paying for the project out of our own pockets but as we tell increasingly involved stories this is becoming increasingly difficult. So, with three films to go we’re coming to you, the fine people of Kickstarter, to help us out.
Where will the money go?
All of the money raised on Kickstarter will go toward our production and post-production expenses on these films.
The majority of the money will go toward equipment rentals – sound recorders, camera lenses, microphones, tripods, dollies and lights.
Some of the money will be used to cover travel expenses: we have a story in Olympia, Washington and another in the Eastern Sierras that we’re hoping to tell.
Why should I support this project?
Support documentary film.
Support cinematic storytelling.
Support innovative distribution.
Support portraits that give us a greater understanding of the world around us.
Do all this and be a part of telling a true story.
Go to our site, www.thesparrowsongs.com and watch one or two of the films. If you like what you see come back and make a pledge. Even $1 helps.
Have a question?
If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.