Remember when we told you yesterday about Innocente, the Oscar winning documentary short that got its finishing funds from Kickstarter? Well it wasn’t the only crowdfunded live action short to win. From IndieGoGo’s blog:
Two years after their Indiegogo campaign in the Wild West days of crowdfunding, Shawn Christensen and his team walked away with an Oscar on Sunday night for their live-action short film, “Curfew.” They ran a flexible funding campaign in early 2011 to help cover post-production costs for the short, which they had just finished filming — with 10 hours of raw footage.
The trailer for Curfew (available in the iTunes Store) is rock solid:
Here’s the question for next year’s Academy Awards: will we see shorts that had their initial funding from crowdfunding win?