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HEART OF NEON: a documentary about a life in video games.

The inspiring story of gaming legend Jeff Minter & Ivan Zorzin - a.k.a LLAMASOFT - four decades of making extraordinary video games.

HEART OF NEON: a documentary about a life in video games.

The inspiring story of gaming legend Jeff Minter & Ivan Zorzin - a.k.a LLAMASOFT - four decades of making extraordinary video games.

$26,942
pledged of $102,000pledged of $102,000 goal
453
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, October 12 2019 4:11 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated October 13, 2019

About

I really recommend watching the video above. It's faster, easier, and more fun than reading all the text below! 

Welcome to the HEART OF NEON Kickstarter! 

My name is Paul Docherty, but in the 1980s I was better known as Dokk, back when I was a graphics artist for video games on the 8-bit home computers, creating graphics like this:

Commodore 64 loading screens from (left to right) Druid II: Enlightenment (Firebird), Dominator (System 3), and Hammerfist (Vivid Image).
Commodore 64 loading screens from (left to right) Druid II: Enlightenment (Firebird), Dominator (System 3), and Hammerfist (Vivid Image).

I'm a filmmaker now, and I'm deep in the editing of HEART OF NEON, a feature documentary about legendary game designer Jeff Minter and the art of video game design. Jeff (a.k.a. Yak the Hairy, a.k.a. The Stinky Ox) and his programming partner, Ivan Zorzin (a.k.a. Giles the Goat) have been incredibly generous to grant me remarkable access to the behind-the-scenes world of Llamasoft, the video game company Jeff started in 1982. The Llamasoft story spans almost the entire history of home video game entertainment, and, as an independent video game developer, Jeff Minter has a unique perspective on that history.

I go into much more detail about why I'm making this project here.

I want to bring you along for the journey, and have you share in the adventure with me. I need your help to find the last pieces of funding to get the film ready for the big screen, and to prove to distributors that Jeff has an enthusiastic following that will come out to support the film.

That is why I have set up this Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign for HEART OF NEON, where supporters of this project can pledge funds toward the completion of this film. 

Take a look at the trailer for a little taste of what's to come:

Please pledge as much as you can so that we can make this film a reality! Every $1 counts!

This Kickstarter campaign has two very important goals:

GOAL 1: RAISE $200,000 TO COMPLETE HEART OF NEON, READY FOR FILM MARKET FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

Ultimately, to make a world-class feature documentary I want to raise $200,000

I can make this film for less. Even by reaching the minimum Kickstarter goal of $102,000 I’ll be able to finish recording the final interviews with figures from the world of Llamasoft on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, have the funds to properly complete the edit, and prepare the film to present to sales agents, producers with influence and distribution companies, all in an effort to get HEART OF NEON in front of the widest possible audience.

But the minimum goal is a bare minimum. In a market as volatile and competitive as the film industry, it's in my best interest to make the highest quality film that's possible.

Every pledge beyond the minimum goal will bring more polish and pizzazz to the finished film. Additional funds will:

  • help me be able to include archival footage from the early days of video game development
  • allow me to properly compensate talented musicians for creating a unique and distinctive soundtrack
  • support the development of engaging Jeff-related animation like the animation you see in the HEART OF NEON trailer above. 

Every pledge counts, even if it’s only $1!! 

GOAL 2: PROVE TO THE FILM INDUSTRY THAT THE LLAMASOFT STORY BELONGS IN THE WORLD

And this goal is just as important as the money. I'm crowdfunding because HEART OF NEON NEEDS THE CROWD! You know as well as I do that some people are slow to be impressed, and are disinterested in topics they’re not already familiar with. Those same people, however, can be influenced by the sheer weight of numbers of other people who ARE interested. And the kind of people whose help I need to present HEART OF NEON to a wider audience pay a lot of attention to numbers. It would be my honor to be able to say, “Come see HEART OF NEON! 10,000 Kickstarter backers can’t be wrong!”

If you’re with me on this, then this is what you can do: 

 SPREAD THE WORD! SHARE THE URL! 

And while you're at it, you can help out even more by taking a minute to sign up for the newsletter https://www.heartofneon.com/#newsletter, and maybe follow HEART OF NEON on FacebookTwitter and Instagram too! 

Jeff Minter at his workstation on his farm in Wales.
Jeff Minter at his workstation on his farm in Wales.

Jeff Minter has been developing extraordinary video games for nearly four decades. 

GRIDRUNNER (Vic-20, 1982)
GRIDRUNNER (Vic-20, 1982)
TEMPEST 3000 (Nuon, 2000)
TEMPEST 3000 (Nuon, 2000)
POLYBIUS (Playstation 4, 2017)
POLYBIUS (Playstation 4, 2017)

His software was embedded in the Xbox 360, the 8th best selling video games console of all time, and easily the biggest selling video game console manufactured in the U.S. AND YET maybe 99.9%* of the population has no idea who Jeff Minter is. (* This is an entirely speculative statistic, but you get the picture.)

It’s time to bring Jeff's story to the big screen. 

Ivan (left) and Jeff (right) take a break from programming at the Llamasoft farm in Wales.
Ivan (left) and Jeff (right) take a break from programming at the Llamasoft farm in Wales.

GO BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE LONGEST STANDING INDEPENDENT VIDEO GAME DESIGNER OF ALL TIME.

When Jeff began programming, most computers were obscure, arcane calculating machines that existed only in organizations with very deep pockets, like corporations or universities. Writing games for computers was something only a handful of hobbyists did in their spare time. Now, forty years later, the video games business in 2018 earned $43 Billion in the U.S. ALONE! 

Llamasoft has a loyal, passionate host of fans across the globe, each one finding specific joy in the games Jeff makes. This film attempts to explore what they see. 

Jeff's decades of experience on the frontline of game development make him perhaps the BEST ambassador for an industry that gets all too much press for corporate drama and game development disasters. 

HELP MAKE A FILM THAT HONOURS AND EXPLORES THE ART OF GAME DESIGN THE SAME WAY FILMS ARE MADE ABOUT THE WORK OF ARTISTS IN OTHER MORE TRADITIONAL MEDIA, LIKE MUSICIANS, WRITERS, PAINTERS, FILMMAKERS, DANCERS, POETS, MASTER CHEFS, FASHION DESIGNERS etc etc etc...

Seriously. The creators of video games are underserved in film. I want to make the definitive doc that explores the essentials of video game design, as practiced by a master of the art. 

Please help me make this happen. 

Hopefully you've already made up your mind to support HEART OF NEON and you're not even reading this. You are a person after my own heart!! Thank you!

I want people to back this project because we all want to see a film about a legendary video game designer reach a wider audience and change a few minds about what video games can be. Think of the friends and family you can introduce to the world of video games through the cuddly world of Jeff & Giles!

But this is still a Kickstarter, and that means cool rewards for making your pledge! And I certainly love cool merchandise! 

TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR PLEDGE, I'VE DESIGNED AND CURATED SOME EXCLUSIVE GIFT REWARDS THAT CELEBRATE THE HISTORY OF LLAMASOFT!

EVERY PLEDGE TO HEART OF NEON GETS OUR UNDYING LOVE!  

EVEN PLEDGES FOR A SINGLE $1 !!!

And every single pledge gets access to all HEART OF NEON KICKSTARTER UPDATES.

The more you can pledge to this campaign, the more backer rewards are available to you:

STEINAR PRINTS LEVEL #100 / AUTOGRAPHED PRINTS LEVEL #150
SHIRTS LEVEL #045

 And you can increase your pledge at ANY TIME. You've suddenly come into some extra cash and you want to get that extra something you know you deserve, or you've decided after already pledging that you'd like to ADD something that you can gift to a friend or a loved-one for an upcoming birthday or Christmas? 

DON'T PANIC! We've got you covered!

Raise your pledge level, message me about your add-on choice, and when the campaign ends successfully you'll get an email survey from me where you fill in all the details about your add-on purchase and give me your shipping information. Easy!

For more details, take a look at the FAQ https://www.heartofneon.com/FAQ.html#addons

photo by Andreas Wallström

I'm a filmmaker, and I've been working in film and television for 15 years. Since I moved on from video games I've worked as an editor of feature documentaries like JODOROWSKY'S DUNE, released by Sony Pictures Classics, and I've created animation that has featured in television docs like PINK FLOYD: THE MAKING OF WISH YOU WERE HERE and the Peabody Award winning LENNONYC.

Ever since I graduated from film school I've wanted to make a feature film about what I enjoyed in those early days of the video games business, when it was small teams making intense games that captured the imagination. The way Jeff approaches the video games industry today is still very much in the mindset of those earlier years. And yet the games Llamasoft makes continue to embrace the latest cutting edge technology. With one foot firmly in the past and the other foot always being planted boldly into the emerging future, Jeff has withstood the metamorphosis of a video games business that was inconceivable back in the 1980s. 

I've been waiting nearly twenty years to make a film like HEART OF NEON. I hope you'll join me on this journey.

Risks and challenges

HEART OF NEON will face the typical risks and challenges that any production of this magnitude would face. I have ten years experience in film and television, and as such I'm prepared to take on any and all challenges that come my way. I will also be bringing in an experienced producer to help steer the project towards success in the film market. And all risks are offset by contingency plans focused on bringing HEART OF NEON to as wide an audience as possible.

Of course, we will be completely transparent about our progress and keep everyone in the loop through our updates.

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    PLUS this tier also gets all the rewards available in the HEART OF NEON - DIGITAL DOWNLOAD. PLUS Love!

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    Celebrating the music from one of Llamasoft's most celebrated games, we are offering this exclusive double vinyl album of the TxK Official Soundtrack, including special remixes only available on this pressing. See FAQ for details.

    This tier also includes everything in the HEART OF NEON DIGITAL DOWNLOAD tier.

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    Steinar Lund has made available four of his Llamasoft artworks to be reproduced in glorious, frame-ready A2 (16.5 x 23.4 in) giclee prints.

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    BY POPULAR DEMAND: HEART OF NEON 2-DISC BLURAY + MERCH COMBO!

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    THE SPECIAL THANKS BUNDLE! This includes an opportunity to SKYPE THE DIRECTOR! Have a one-on-one conversation with me, the director of HEART OF NEON! At this pledge tier you get a 30 minute Skype conversation with me about Jeff, about games, about my career as a video games artist, about filmmaking, about anything you like really.

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    At this tier you will be signed up for a one-of-a-kind online seminar with myself where I share the ins and outs of making a film without a crew. The seminar will include a complete break down of the film kit I traveled with, lighting for interviews, important things to consider when traveling with a film kit, legal issues, and general war stories from the production of HEART OF NEON. There will also be a Q&A.

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    TO ADD-ON HEART OF NEON T-SHIRT increase your pledge by $35

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    Includes:
    • A TOUR OF THE VIDEO GAME ARCADES OF NYC w THE DIRECTOR
    • HEART OF NEON COLLECTORS EDITION 2 DISC BLURAY
    • HEART OF NEON EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT
    • EXCLUSIVE HEART OF NEON ENAMEL LAPEL PINS
    • HEART OF NEON FILM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
    • C64 BITMAP SCREEN TRIBUTE TO JEFF MINTER by ROBIN LEVY & DOKK
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    Pledge US$ 4,000 or more About US$ 4,000

    LEVEL #4K

    At this tier, I'll arrange a PRIVATE THEATRICAL ADVANCE SCREENING of the finished doc for you and your friends (up to 35 people), in a theater NEAR YOU, at least a week before the movie arrives in theaters.

    And as part of the bargain, schedule permitting, you can include the director! Either you can have the screening hosted by me (my travel & accommodation are not included in the tier pledge) or alternatively I can appear via SKYPE to talk about the film and answer questions.

    SCREENING pledge tier includes 10 movie posters + everything in the LEVEL #500 tier

    This project will take a while, so some rewards ship sooner than others. For a specific schedule check https://www.heartofneon.com/FAQ.html#rewards

    Includes:
    • PRIVATE THEATRICAL ADVANCE SCREENING
    • ONE-ON-ONE SKYPE CONVERSATION WITH THE DIRECTOR
    • SPECIAL THANKS CREDIT IN HEART OF NEON MOVIE
    • HEART OF NEON EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT
    • HEART OF NEON FILM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
    • HEART OF NEON TWITTER SHOUTOUT & FOLLOW
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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    LEVEL #5K

    At this tier, you will receive an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT in the HEART OF NEON end credits, on IMDB and the official HEART OF NEON poster!

    You also receive 2 (TWO) VIP tickets to one of the HEART OF NEON premieres and after parties (LONDON or NEW YORK - travel and accommodation not included), a pre-screening dinner with the director (ME! I hope you like curry!) - and sit with myself and the other producers during the screening.

    This tier also includes everything at the LEVEL #500 tier

    This project will take a while, so some rewards ship sooner than others. For a specific schedule check http://www.heartofneon.com/rewards

    Includes:
    • ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT IN HEART OF NEON FILM
    • TWO VIP TICKETS TO HEART OF NEON PREMIERE
    • DINNER WITH THE DIRECTOR
    • ONE-ON-ONE SKYPE CONVERSATION WITH THE DIRECTOR
    • HEART OF NEON EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT
    • HEART OF NEON FILM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
    • HEART OF NEON TWITTER SHOUTOUT & FOLLOW
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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    LEVEL #10K

    This is the top tier, absolutely VIP SUPERFAN stuff! This pledge tier includes private EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS' LUNCH: just you and me in NYC (your travel and accommodation not included). We'll also give you FOUR VIP TICKETS to our PREMIERE & AFTERPARTY in NYC or LONDON, where you'll sit with me and the other producers.

    You'll be listed as an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER in the end credits, on IMDB and the official HEART OF NEON poster.

    You'll also get a print of STEINAR artwork autographed by Steinar and Jeff, a copy of the vinyl double album TxK OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK : HEART OF NEON EDITION, a set of enamel lapel pins, plus all the rewards in the LEVEL #500 tier.

    This project will take a while, so some rewards ship sooner than others. For a specific schedule check http://www.heartofneon.com/FAQ.html#rewards

    Includes:
    • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT IN HEART OF NEON FILM
    • FOUR VIP TICKETS TO HEART OF NEON PREMIERE
    • ONE-ON-ONE SKYPE CONVERSATION WITH THE DIRECTOR
    • LIMITED EDTION AUTOGRAPHED STEINAR LUND PRINT
    • EXCLUSIVE DOUBLE VINYL HEART OF NEON EDITION TxK SOUNDTRACK
    • HEART OF NEON EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT
    • HEART OF NEON FILM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
    • EXCLUSIVE HEART OF NEON ENAMEL LAPEL PINS
    • HEART OF NEON TWITTER SHOUTOUT & FOLLOW
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