The creator of “Courage the Cowardly Dog” is reviving his earlier cult character, Purdy the Dirdy Birdy.
Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced a partnership with Vimeo last weekend at Sundance that will make the video-hosting site as the preferred distribution platform for films funded on Indiegogo.
“Why should kids be the only ones who get pleasure out of animation,” says the revered indie animation director Bill Plympton. “It offends me that American animation is stereotyped this way.”
This is the gameplay trailer for Armikrog, the stop motion animated game by Doug TenNapel and Pencil Test Studios.
Since its premiere in France in 2008, “Wakfu,” an anime styled fantasy-adventure series created by Roubaix, France-based company Ankama, has picked up a dedicated fanbase, even in countries where it hasn’t officially aired like the United States.
There are countless crowdfunding sites nowadays, but none have offered a viable alternative that challenges Kickstarter and Indiegogo’s dominance. Patreon may change that though. The crowdfunding site offers a twist on the crowdfunding model that may prove attractive to filmmakers who want to produce content regularly.
“Le Gouffre” is an animated short by three young French-Canadians that has raised nearly 400% of its Kickstarter goal.
For the first time ever, the director of a Disney feature film is using crowdfunding to launch an animated feature project.
Bill Plympton, the King of Indie Animation, shares his experiences from the world’s largest animation festival, Annecy.
The answer may surprise you.
Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo show that there’s more than one way to raise money for an animated short.
Illustrator Rob Loukotka’s ACME Corporation Kickstarter project is worth writing about for many reasons besides the fact that he’s trying to raise money.
If you think using Kickstarter is the heaven-sent solution for independent artists, this article may make you reconsider.