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WEEKLY #CROWDFUNDING FILM PROJECTS RECAP (12/19)

Do you have a #filmSOS?

Email requests to amorablanco@kqed.org. In the BODY of the email, include a link to your crowdfunding page, a brief description of your project and what university you’re affiliated with. Write “FSS CROWDFUNDING ROUNDUP” and the title of your project in the SUBJECT line. Send this by Friday at 2pm PT and we’ll include it the next Monday in our latest weekly RECAP.

ENDING SOON

TITLE: “EVEN THE DOGS KNOW” a short film

DESCRIPTION: Kicked out of the house. Sleeping in the garage. This tired cop needs someone to talk to on Valentine’s Day…so he makes an arrest.

COUNTDOWN: ENDS TODAY! This project will only be funded if at least $3,500 is pledged by Thursday Dec 19, 8:18am EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1001240757/even-the-dogs-know-a-short-film

TITLE: Space Cadets

DESCRIPTION: A short film about a young man and his crew of misfits following their childhood dreams…TO SPACE!

COUNTDOWN: This project will only be funded if at least $12,000 is pledged by Thursday Dec 26, 8:09pm EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/productionclub/space-cadets

TITLE: ROOM 731 — a USC graduate thesis film, starring Tim Kang

DESCRIPTION: “The Grudge” meets “Saw” for an amnesiac girl, haunted by spirits in what appears to be an abandoned jail in this supernatural mystery.

COUNTDOWN: This campaign will receive all funds raised even if it does not reach its $15,000 goal. Funding duration: November 08, 2013 - December 27, 2013 (11:59pm PT).

LINK: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/room-731-a-usc-graduate-thesis-film-starring-tim-kang


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TITLE: The House That Wren Built - A short film

DESCRIPTION: A girl at boarding school finds her escape by building faerie houses in the woods, until other students threaten to destroy her haven.

COUNTDOWN: SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED! This project will be funded on Friday Jan 3, 4:52pm EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/668178713/the-house-that-wren-built-a-short-film

TITLE: Nobody Cares, A Short Film

DESCRIPTION: Much to a film student’s surprise, her creation comes to life where ‘The Shining’ meets ‘Purple Rose of Cairo’ in 15 minutes of chilling horror.

COUNTDOWN: This campaign will receive all funds raised even if it does not reach its $3,000 goal. Funding duration: December 15, 2013 - January 10, 2014 (11:59pm PT).

LINK: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/nobody-cares-a-short-film

TITLE: Rowen - Student Short Film

DESCRIPTION: A short film about overcoming illness and finding true beauty where you least expect it.

COUNTDOWN: This project will only be funded if at least $1,500 is pledged by Tuesday Jan 14, 12:12pm EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1689450085/rowen-student-short-film


TITLE: Saving Sapelo

DESCRIPTION: A student documentary film dedicated to the preservation of a dying culture in the U.S.

COUNTDOWN: This project will only be funded if at least $3,500 is pledged by Saturday Jan 18, 1:11pm EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1250111249/saving-sapelo

TITLE: CONTRAPELO FILM (POST-PRODUCTION)

DESCRIPTION: CONTRAPELO is a short film about a proud Mexican barber who’s forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel.

COUNTDOWN: This project will only be funded if at least $7,500 is pledged by Sunday Jan 19, 9:00pm EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/contrapelo/contrapelo-film-post-production



TITLE: Seasons

DESCRIPTION: A son tries to reconnect with his estranged father who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

COUNTDOWN: This project will only be funded if at least $1,000 is pledged by Tuesday Jan 21, 11:59pm EST.

LINK: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paulito240/seasons


TITLE: Delusions with my Great Aunt Esther - Student Film

DESCRIPTION: Student made psychological/horror film that gives you a glimpse into the life of a young boy forced to take care of his dying Great-Aunt Esther

COUNTDOWN: This campaign will receive all funds raised even if it does not reach its $800 goal. Funding duration: December 09, 2013 - January 31, 2014 (11:59pm PT).

LINK: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/delusions-with-my-great-aunt-esther-student-film

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