Swift Spark: The Animated Series (Pilot Episode)

Backwash: Noir Short Film

A project in Omaha, NE by Daniel Grzeskowiak

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A journalist investigation sends her out of her mind and body, forced to decide between her life or revealing the truth.
Backers: 38
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $2,041 of $1,600
Dates: Mar 23rd -> Apr 17th (25 days)
Project By: Daniel Grzeskowiak
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Latest News

We Made it and Meet Our DP

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations everyone! We did it! We're going to be really busy putting together the last few details to make this fantastic film and it's all thanks to you, our backers. There's still a few hours left to increase your pledge if you won the... (Read More)

$99 dollars away!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
99 dollars away from our goal... 99 dollars away! You get one backer, to donate a dollar! 98 dollars away from out goal... 98 dollars away from our goal.... We're almost there and I almost created a video update with me singing that song. However, I... (Read More)

5 Days Left!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 5 days left in the kickstarter campaign and we are 86% funded! I'm hoping I can get a video together so you can meet the rest of the cast and crew, but unfortunately getting our schedules together is difficult. And our future rehearsals take... (Read More)

Meet the Writer of Backwash

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
In this video update I have a conversation with the writer of Backwash Tony Crumpton.   (Read More)

Hello from our leads

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We held our first rehearsal with our two lead actors Walter Shatley and Julia Farrell and it made me even more excited about this project. They are two fantastic actors and I can't wait to see their character come alive on the screen. After... (Read More)

How the glasses are made

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
I made a quick video showing how I make the whiskey glasses. It's our $75 tier(+$15 shipping), but don't forget that it also comes with the previous rewards! I put this together real quick today so I hope you enjoy it.  (Read More)

Two New Rewards!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
After meeting with our storyboard artist Jade Allen, we came up with two new rewards for the kickstarter. Here's me and my doppleganger(or maybe I'm his, we haven't figured it out yet) talking about them.  So a $35 and $65 reward! What do you think?... (Read More)

Cost to Rent vs Buy

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I just wanted to give a bit more information about why renting cinema lenses cost so much. Here is a quick graphic I put together showing the difference between renting and buying. We will be using the lenses for two weekends.  "But wait! What about... (Read More)

One Reason for Cinema Lenses

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Cinema lenses are made for use with follow focus systems, which make it easier, smoother, and more accurate to do things like a rack focus. Not that we are doing a lot of these in our short film, but it does make it easier to keep someone in focus as... (Read More)

Whiskey Glass Prototype

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our rewards for our kickstarter is a glassblown lowball whiskey glass hand made by me. I've been working on several sizes and shapes and picked the one I like most. Here are a few images of what it looks like: $75 reward tier(+$15 for... (Read More)

The Start

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone! We had a great start and raised $200 in day one. That's one eight of our goal!  Though raising money to rent lenses seems boring to some, it's very important to us. There so much that it will help us do to produce the best... (Read More)

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