Top 12 Creative Campaigns of 2012

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Indiegogo would like to celebrate the following campaigns in our Creative category, which includes Art, Comic, Dance, Design, Fashion, Film, Gaming, Music, Photography, Theater, Transmedia, Video/Web, and Writing. The creativity and effort of these campaigns have earned them a spot in the top 12 Creative campaigns of 2012:

Resurrect ADOM development

Resurrect ADOM development

Location: Witten, Germany

Thomas Biskup — the creator of ADOM, one of the most successful roguelike games ever developed and a precursor to many of today’s favorites — decided he wanted to revamp his classic game. He brought together an all-star team of developers and crossed $90,000 of total funding — nearly double his original goal.

 

BugASalt – The Final Push

BugASalt – The Final Push

Location: Santa Monica, California

Who would have guessed that a salt-shooting shotgun to kill flies would have raised over half a million dollars? The crowd wanted a replacement for their old fashioned flyswatters though, and that’s the power of this platform.

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth

Location: Berkeley, California

This moving documentary tells the story of Alice Walker, a famous poet and inspiring human rights activist.

 

Misfit Shine: an elegant, wireless activity tracker

Misfit Shine: an elegant, wireless activity tracker

Location: San Francisco, California

It’s over five-and-a-half thousand contributors (and counting) were clearly drawn to this incredible device’s design, touch connectivity, and numerous health benefits.

 

Autostradde: The Actual Website

Autostraddle: The Actual Website

Location: Oakland, California

As this popular queer lady website became so popular that the site was breaking all the time, its founders decided to run an Indiegogo campaign to improve Autostraddle. By mobilizing their large fan base and offering them exclusive perks, they raised over $116,000 — almost triple their goal.

 

FORUS – When Function and Fashion Merge in Athletic Footwear

FORUS – When Function and Fashion Merge in Athletic Footwear

Location: Los Angeles, California

This team of athletes and designers are determined to disrupt the apparel market by reinventing shoe support. They’ve brought their knowledge and research to FORUS shoes, which were offered as perks with contributions!

ART OF ATTENTION: Yoga Practice

ART OF ATTENTION: Yoga Practice

Location: New York, New York

Yogis around the world had no problem getting behind this project — to create a beautiful book that focused on yoga “practice, contemplation, and creativity.” All 931 contributors truly helped the book come to life — evidenced by the video below.

 

Quickboats for the World

Quickboats for the World

Location: San Francisco, California

I’M ON A BOAT! Or at least with this campaign, I could be. These innovative, 8-foot boats can be unfolded from a bag in under 60-seconds, and the crowd seems to like them — as the campaign tripled it’s goal!

 

Chronicles of Syntax

Chronicles of Syntax

Location: London, United Kingdom

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” meets “Final Fantasy.” That was this team’s concept going into their crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to shoot a 12-episode online series. Their 464 contributors loved it and can’t wait to see the finished show!

 

Generation Food Project

Generation Food Project

Location: San Francisco, California

This campaign brings together a true “Dream Team” — Steve James, the director of “Hoop Dreams,” and renowned author Raj Patel — who along with a skilled team of researchers are setting out to document the world’s broken food system.

 

Meaning of Life

Meaning of Life

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Crowdsourcing meets crowdfunding in this project that looks to ask people around the world the question, “What’s the meaning of life?” After hitting their $150,000 goal, the search is on!

Glass Wings for Chichester Cathedral

Glass Wings for Chichester Cathedral

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This campaign is a true testament to how open and global Indiegogo is — $25,327 raised so that a set of 25-foot, glass wings could be installed into a cathedral in Scotland.

 

Also make sure to check out more of our top campaigns from 2012:

Top 12 Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Pitch Videos of 2012

Top 12 Perks of 2012

Top 12 Insights of 2012

Top 12 Entrepreneurial Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Cause-Related Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Gadget Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Film Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Community Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Music Campaigns of 2012

Top 12 Gaming Campaigns of 2012

 


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