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A project in Montreal, Canada by Steambot

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Help us produce a kick-ass PILOT EPISODE and URBANCE complete Transmedia series will follow...
Backers: 3707
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62 CAD

Funded: $229,300 CAD of $189,000 CAD
Dates: Sep 22nd -> Nov 6th (46 days)
Project By: Steambot
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Latest News

KISS THIS: 30 minutes to go! First COVEO pack sold! Only $2000 to reach our $229,000 stretch goal!

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
NO COMMENTS FOLKS. ALMOST THERE!LAST PUSH IS NOW OR NEVER. Thank you Pete Chevalier. You are to become a great Urbance main character. We will announce the winner of our URBANCE CHALLENGE (who is getting the 2nd COVEO PACK) in 1 hour.   (Read More)

LAST CALL : 10,000$ in 3 hours!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We can do it!Hi Guys ! We want to THANK YOU for all your support! It's amazing! There are only 3 hours to go and we still need $10,000 to reach our stretch goal... LET'S MAKE 3D URBANCE HAPPEN! You still have 3 hours to enter our SAVIOR PROGRAMME!... (Read More)

Have you heard about the Saviors? You’ll definitely hear about them again!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Who are the Saviors and how will they impact Urbance? Right after hitting our first mark yesterday, we launched an exclusive subscription to become an official Urbance Savior.  Among other things (all details here), the savior wristband unlocks our... (Read More)

What's next? A NEW GOAL and a SPECIAL REWARD for y'all saviors!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations! You saved Urbance. Wanna make it official? We're on full throttle maintaining the pace to hit our next goal before the imminent deadline but this offer is special and it's limited to our backers only.  In our glorious final hours... (Read More)


November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
POW POW POW! $189,000! Thanks to you, we did reach our first goal set at $189 000. That means the pilot will happen :) That couldn’t have been possible without all of you guys supporting us since day 1.  Thank you so much for your trust! We all... (Read More)

NEW ANIMATION - a last call from Boss & a first call from LeSean Thomas.

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You Oh boy! The last hours surely are intense. It really warms our heart to see that fans keep pledging with a new intensity and we are so happy to welcome fresh supporters as they are flowing in thanks to your efforts and participation to our... (Read More)

3 DAYS LEFT!!! Here is how to help us for free!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We will make it!  A lot of potential deals are still pending and the final hours will be decisive. This is the perfect time to complete our 5 DAYS CHALLENGE to give Urbance a last push and seize the opportunity to win an avalanche of $8,000 worth... (Read More)

URBANCE 5 DAYS CHALLENGE : DAY 4 - Did we just found a way to make it?

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Let's start with the good news. We've been traveling to set up deals with future collaborators. Some of them love Urbance so much that they are willing to contribute to the Kickstarter in the forthcoming days. If everything goes as... (Read More)

URBANCE 5 DAYS CHALLENGE : DAY 3 - Green and Happy!

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
You're doing great ! But we can achieve more !Here are 3 new tasks for today and don't forget to check DAY 1 & DAY 2 checklists to win our [COEVO PACK] getting bigger and bigger everyday! 1 - Do you know Robot Chicken? We love this show and... (Read More)

It's DAY 2 of the Urbance 5 Days Challenge & we have a T-Shirt for you!

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
It's about time! Our highly anticipated T-Shirt has just made it to the rewards gallery. Pre-orders of the [ T-PACK ] are now open at $37 CAD! Keep on going with DAY 2 of the URBANCE 5 DAYS CHALLENGE (what is it?)We're adding 3 new tasks to DAY1's... (Read More)

Enter our Urbance 5 days challenge and win a [COEVO PACK] worth $8000!

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
How about a [COEVO PACK] for free? We are giving them away!  7 days to go before the end of our campaign and the time has come to give URBANCE's Kickstarter a major push on social networks. More exciting surprises to boost up the campaign are... (Read More)

Pledge for the [VINYL PACK] and get the [DIGITAL PACK REDUX] for free!

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
All right, we get it. No matter how awesome our collector 3D figure will look, it's not easy to pledge for a reward that you guys haven't caught any glimpse of yet. This is why we've decided to add more value to the [VINYL PACK] by expanding it with... (Read More)


October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
SURPRISE FOR TONIGHT! ;)There's a great opportunity to ask us any question you want in a real time! We have organized URBANCE + HOVER "Ask Me Anything" (a live chat) on Reddit tonight. To take part in, simply register on the Reddit Fantasy Board... (Read More)

A little thank you from Lesya and Hiroshi Shimizu!

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
60% funded! Closer to the goal!Shimizu San wanted to thank you all for your endless efforts by drawing these sketches of Lesya. Let's get Urbance funded and have him work on the other characters too!  (Read More)

How to pledge for multiple reward packs?

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Some practical information: did you know that you can pledge for as many reward packs as you want?  Some of our Urbancers have reached out to us about multi pledges asking how they should proceed so here is a brief "step-by-step" tutorial: If you... (Read More)

This is not a toy but A BADASS MEDIATOR 3D FIGURE!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Help us turn this shadow silhouette into a colored vinyl figure 3D artists are working hard as we type this and we will update you with a 3D prototype before then end of the Kickstarter. Joël is also working on a better representation of the final... (Read More)

Oh so it's actually cheaper?

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quickie but an important one! Some of our backers made us realize that the pricing of our reward tiers was confusing to them because we are based in Canada meaning that Kickstarter forces our national currency on us. You probably know that... (Read More)

New $35 Reward : VIDEO GAME!!!

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Get ready for a series of ground breaking updates all across the week starting NOW! You were not expecting this soon but here it is: the first video game in the URBANCE transmedia story world is coming and it’s coming fast thanks to the cross over... (Read More)

We're over $100,000 into this! TIME FOR NEW REWARDS!!!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Urbancers, We've just passed the $100,000 mark! To celebrate this important step stone in our campaign, we will post a series of exciting update everyday this week including:  NEW REWARD PACKS!!! (A Video Game, T-Shirts & Art Toys incoming...... (Read More)

URBANCE travels to Japan!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! We are thrilled to introduce you the insanely talented animation team that will produce the kickass 6mn pilot! Eddie Mehong (Yapiko Animation) and Ghibli's legendary animator Hirsohi Shimizu bring you to Tokyo for a special tour of... (Read More)

1 minute of your time to create a social buzz with Thunderclap!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We are trying different things to shout out the word about Urbance happening here on Kickstarter. We would like to ask one minute of your time to support our Thunderclap campaign. Thunderclap is a service that will help creating a... (Read More)

Please modify your $1 Pledge!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

PLAID, the band behind Tekkonkinkreet is signing the soundtrack of URBANCE.

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You may have heard about Plaid, the famous duo from the UK who signed the brilliant OST of the japanese feature film Tekkonkinkreet. Plaid (Warp Records) counts 10 albums in their discography featuring collaborations with names such as Portishead,... (Read More)


October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Look at our first Urbanized backer who pledged the Lesya pack, he got a really cool cartoony version of himself fitting perfectly in the Urbance universe. Wanna yours? Please support us :)  (Read More)

40% funded in 1 week!

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much everyone for pledging and sharing Urbance with your entourage! Thanks to your support we are confident in making this Kickstarter a success, but there is still a lot to do to reach our goal; so please keep on sharing as much as you... (Read More)


September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Enter the neon-lited world of Urbance and discover what pushed Sébastien and Joel to create the universe. Continue to spread the word around you, Urbance need you!  (Read More)

REGULAR EDITION of the artbook is NOW available!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to the big success of the Collector Edition (A BIG thanks to all backers, really!) A new reward is now unlocked! The Regular Edition of the book is now available at the same price but... only 1500 copies. Good pledge Urbancers!  (Read More)

Download your exclusive wallpaper, Facebook cover, Staff pick and more!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)


September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
For all the francophones, here is the french version of the Kickstarter page here, on pense à vous! http://checkthis.com/urbancefr Update on Rewards: All the [ NEO BLASTERZ PACKS ] are gone, continue to pledge and share! #urbance  (Read More)

Kickstart This: Dystopian Gangland Anime Series 'Urbance'

September 23rd - via: blogs.indiewire.com
A quick recap, given that it's a project previously highlighted on this blog... from Steambot Studios comes the animated work "Urbance," which I profiled in January of 2013, and haven't posted any updates since then, because, well, there haven't really been any, except for the proposed series competing at the TAAFI Animation Festival in Toronto, in July 2013. (Read More)

Urbance Crowdfunding on Kickstarter from Steambot

September 23rd - via: escapistmagazine.com
Steambot asks Urbance fans to back the Kickstarter for a project that will start off the transmedia project with a pilot episode. (Read More)


September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow... What a kick start! We never expected that much reactivity from y'all guys in only 24H. 50% of the Collector Artbooks gone, don't miss the chance to get yours, they empty fast! Also, take a look to the FAQ section, it's getting more complete... (Read More)

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