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!
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.
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
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
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
Location: Cassola, Italy
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
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.
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