About this project
UPDATE: NEW REWARD UNLOCKED $10,000 REACHED! We've just announced two new rewards: for $1000 you can have a custom puppet of you in an animation sequence meeting the cast - check out the rewards column on the right hand side. AND If we reach $14,000 Kim will record a new companion song to "The Organ Donor's March." More information on both of these in the updates tab.
UPDATE: EXTRA REWARDS UNLOCKED! 100% REACHED! In celebration of exceeding our first funding target in 36 hours we are giving a free art sticker to everyone who has pledged $25 or more. Thank you!
BONUS: Add another $20 to your pledge to get a beautiful limited edition art booklet featuring all the characters and their background stories. The booklet will be 16 hand bound pages, with a cover image by Molly Crabapple silk screened in gold ink. (See the updates for more info.)
'I Have Your Heart' is a short stopmotion animated film by Molly Crabapple, Kim Boekbinder, and Jim Batt.
The artwork is hand drawn by Molly Crabapple, the New York sensation and international superstar of Dr. Sketchy's fame.
The story and soundtrack are provided by Kim Boekbinder's popular song, "The Organ Donor's March," a rollicking, accordion based, sing-a-long about love, loss, and life after death.
The film itself will be paper puppet stopmotion animated by Jim Batt, a Melbourne based filmmaker whose work has screened at international film festivals and to sold out crowds for live cinema events.
Molly’s drawings will be turned into paper puppets that move within their own wonderful world.
Crabapple, Boekbinder, & Batt came together through the magic of the internet in early 2010 and have spent the last year scheming, planning, drawing, cutting, coloring, testing, and getting ready for this moment: PRODUCTION.
Where The Money Goes
- Studio rent.
- 2-3 months of full time animating.
- Production costs: printing (approx. 300 sheets high quality A3 prints,) lights, hard drives, animation software, specialized camera equipment.
- Final product: Manufacturing the DVD of the final short film.
Print, assemble, color, animate, edit, finish, send to festivals, watch people's faces light up as they watch.
Follow the projects progress on our blog, where you can listen to the soundtrack, watch some test animations, and take a look behind the scenes: http://www.ihaveyourheart.com
Jim Batt In The Studio
Camera: Canon 7D
Animation Software: Dragon Stop Motion
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