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!
Graywolf Press new website
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Graywolf Press has weathered the storm of the consolidating publishing industry to help promote the voices of incredible authors who otherwise wouldn’t be heard. They are raising money to revamp their website, so those voices can echo online.
Occupy Cannes: A documentary about Independents at the Cannes Film Festival
Location: New York, New York
Troma Entertainment has been king of the B-movie world for nearly 40 years. Now, they’re letting the monsters rest for a moment while they blow the lid off the Cannes Film Festival.
Protest the Hero NEW ALBUM
Location: Toronto, Canada
Headbangers have come out in force to support Protest the Hero, who have dropped music labels in favor of a crowdfunded studio album. They already have one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns for music ever!
Ali’s Power Hour Freedom Victory Tour
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
After a frustrating legal battle to save her live show, Ali Spagnola is taking her “Power Hour” on the road. Contributing will help bring her to your city! She sings, and you drink.
Be a part of Plus One Collection 2012
Location: San Jose, California
Crown Wood Eyewear
Location: Tucson, Arizona
High-quality sunglasses without the usual high-quality prices.
Original Plumbing Online – Help us move forward!
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Original Plumbing, a quarterly magazine that focuses on trans male culture, also has a website — that’s in dire need of a makeover. This team is crowdfunding to help make that happen and are offering great OP-themed perks!
Ballet Nouveau Colorado – Wonderbound
Location: Denver, Colorado
After capturing the attention of the dance world in Colorado and far beyond, Ballet Nouveau Colorado is blooming into the wider concept, “Wonderbound,” and needs the crowd’s help to create its new home!
Join the NoahNation and Help Finish My First Worldwide Release
Location: Greer, South Carolina
Noah Guthrie has been steadily building his audience on YouTube, going viral with covers like that of “Sexy And I know It” by LMFAO. Now, he’s turning to NoahNation and Indiegogo to help make his first studio album come to life.
Location: Los Angeles, California
Hannah Hart wants to take her show, “My Drunk Kitchen,” on the road, and contributors quickly jumped to the task of bringing her to their cities — and testing her liver.
NISTAR – Superhero for children with cancer
Location: Beachwood, Ohio
Shira Frimer is teaming up with a renowned comic book artist, whose work has been published by Marvel and DC, to create a superhero for kids with cancer.
The Ken Fong Project
Location: Pasadena, California
These filmmakers want to make a documentary that follows pastor Ken Fong’s attempt to reconcile the Church and the LGBTQ community.
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