The Dwarf: A FilmOpera by Yoav Gal, directed by Doug Fitch

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Vertical Player Repertory

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Yoav Gal's fairy tale opera THE DWARF, a FilmOpera project, produced by VPR and directed by acclaimed multimedia artist Doug Fitch
Backers: 140
Average Pledge Per Backer: $149

Funded: $20,826 of $20,000
Dates: Nov 21st -> Dec 23rd (33 days)
Project By: Vertical Player Repertory
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Latest News


December 21st - via:
Thank you everyone! I am so thrilled. What a tremendous outpouring of support to fund Yoav Gal's The Dwarf: a performable FilmOpera. We are now OVER the $20,000 goal we set for the campaign! I admit there were times when I didn't think we were going... (Read More)

The Meaning of Hope: a message from composer Yoav Gal

December 20th - via:
Dear Friends, Kickstarter is stressful. The creator must brazenly put his request out to the world, publicly, nakedly, announcing to anyone and everyone: this is the number, this is the value, this is the level of generosity that I hope (Read More)

Matching Fund Successful!

December 2nd - via:
Thanks to our generous mystery patron, we have been able to match all pledges under the $500 level since Saturday, December 14th. The matching period is now over, and warm thanks go to our anonymous patron and to all who have pledged since the... (Read More)

VPR Launches kickstarter campaign

December 1st - via:
Help Support Our BIG IDEA! It’s a very exciting moment for us as we announce the launch of our first ever KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN! We’re raising $20,000 to make a film of The Dwarf. Will you help? (Read More)

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