Art, Film, Music, & More Roundup (11/28/12)

Financing for the arts is often a roller coaster with which creators around the world are usually familiar. Crowdfunding has opened the doors to filmmakers, photographers, musicians, artists, and beyond to connect their projects with people who share their passions and are willing to support bringing them to life. Below are some of the extremely creative campaigns being run on Indiegogo right now!

Help the Reining Monarchs make a record!

Help the Reining Monarchs make a record!

Location: Studio City, California

Will the Reining Monarch’s new album be surf or punk or reggae or ska? The answer is simply, Yes. Help them make a record of eternal summer.

 

Switcheroo

Switcheroo

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Photographer Hana Pesut has been taking pictures of couples swapping clothes in the locales of their choice — and now, she wants to make the project into a book!

 

WYRMWOOD: An Aussie Zombie Film

WYRMWOOD: An Aussie Zombie Film

Location: Sydney, Australia

Kiah and Tristan Roache-Turner wondered where Australia’s response to the zombie genre was, so they decided to make it themselves. Their resulting film looks to combine elements of Mad Max and Dawn of the Dead, and for $500, you can be one of the zombies.

 

The Forge Community Art Space & Production House

The Forge Community Art Space & Production House

Location: Los Angeles, California

The Forge is a space the unites artists from literally every discipline — from cinematographers to inventors. They are running a campaign to give the space a professional upgrade. Check out their awesome video below!

 

Magpies – the graphic novel

Magpies – the graphic novel

Location: Cassola, Italy

Sara Lando is applying her photography skills to an innovative form of graphic novel that is a mouthful to describe — pictures of cutouts of pictures of real people. She is ready to send the book into print!

I collect gingers

I collect gingers

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Anthea Pokroy is on a mission to make red hair into an art form, and she’s been collecting gingers for an art exhibition and book. Blondes and brunettes need not apply.

 

THE PURPLE ONION – indie feature film

THE PURPLE ONION – indie feature film

Location: San Francisco, California

What’s the life of San Francisco’s most unfortunate comedian look like? These talented young filmmakers are planning to answer that question.

 

Want to be in the next edition of our Art, Film, Music, & More Roundup? Share your creative campaign with us in the comments!

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