Tag Archives: Kickstarter

Parental Guidance in Filmmaking.

Do you show your work to your parents? I am sure American parents are super supportive, otherwise how would you explain the unfathomable self assurance of most Americans? The school system conspires with the parents, too. – Both teams have … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Aftermath: Packing Rewards.

Guess what – on Valentine’s Day morning, after we reached our Kickstarter goal, I went to a local liquor store and got a bottle of Moscato. Not that I know much or care about Moscato, but drinking champaign at lunch … Continue reading

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Hard Data Vs. Soft Data of a Kickstarter campaign.

In Digital Age it’s seductive to reduce people to numbers, as it makes hard data easily available. – My video has been viewed 41,374 times on YouTube! – My blog had 52,937 visitors last year! – I have 1,237 friends … Continue reading

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“Rocks” Kickstarter campaign in pictures

We still have 38 hours to go, $6000 to raise. “Rocks In My Pockets” Kickstarter campaign ends on The Valentine’s Day morning, February 14th at 9:21 AM. I wanted to share with you some of the pictures we posted on … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Week 1: Thoughts

It’s actually not thoughts, but a feeling: it is hard. But lets take things in order. On Tuesday, January 15th at 9:22 AM I hit the button “Launch” and “Rocks In My Pockets” Kickstarter campaign went live. A moment of exhilaration – … Continue reading

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Money Blues.

It is 4 AM and I wake up with a feeling that a large fist in the center of my stomach is pulling my whole body inside. My muscles crack with tension like guitar strings too tight. My back and … Continue reading

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Fundraising. Story 3

If you are an independent artist who doesn’t have a steady money flow, you better get good with numbers. I  was born with number’s deficiency, but I developed a skill to approach the numbers pragmatically. For example, there is this … Continue reading

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