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.