The Few and Cursed: Painting the World Red

Loving Vincent - Bringing Van Gogh's paintings to life

A project in Warsaw, Poland by Hugh Welchman

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This will be the world's first feature-length painted animation, brought to you by the Oscar winning studio - BreakThru Films.
Backers: 887
Average Pledge Per Backer: £46

Funded: £41,219 of £75,000
Dates: Jan 7th -> Feb 6th (30 days)
Project By: Hugh Welchman
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The end... so let's re-launch!

February 5th - via:
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A word from Trademark Films...

February 2nd - via:
Dear Backers... You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  by Ivan Mactaggart and David Parfitt  (Read More)

1st & 2nd February 1890 - Vincent’s world had changed

February 2nd - via:
The 1st & 2nd February 1890, 124 years ago is in some ways the catalyst that sets the drama in motion in our film. These were watershed days in Vincent’s life. On the 1st February he received a letter from his beloved younger brother, Theo, who... (Read More)

A DIGITAL COPY of "Loving Vincent" now available as a reward!

January 31st - via:
Dear Backers,We've just added a new reward to our campaign - a DIGITAL COPY of "Loving Vincent" for just 15 GBP. If you want to get this reward and you have pledged something before, just ADD +15 GBP to your existing pledge and send us a message.... (Read More)

Now Underway - Auction for the reimagining of a lost Vincent painting!

January 30th - via:
Dear Kickstarters! While we have been doing the kickstarter campaign Dorota and I have been working on a new version of the script. For one scene I needed a painting that contained two lovers walking along. So I wrote the scene with ’The Lovers:... (Read More)

Help LOVING VINCENT trend on Thunderclap!

January 30th - via:
Dear Backers, Please SUPPORT US on Thunderclap! You can help us out by simply clicking "Support with..." * Facebook * Twitter * Tumblr Thunderclap is an international... (Read More)

[ENG/PL] The Director's update...

January 29th - via:
[ENG] Dear Backers,  We have decided to make this bi-lingual update today, to emphasize that “Loving Vincent” will be a co-production between the United Kingdom and Poland. So we have prepared a part both for our wonderful English-speaking... (Read More)

28th January – quotes from 125 years ago

January 28th - via:
1st February 1895 was a hugely significant day in the life of Vincent Van Gogh, so I didn’t want to post anything till then. But I couldn’t resist sharing a couple of quotes from today’s letter in 1894. “I well knew that one could break... (Read More)

Morning press review ;)

January 28th - via:
Dear Backers,We'd like to let you know, that our project and campaign was covered yesterday by The Huffington Post Magazine: has been a lot of media/blog buzz... (Read More)

Official "Loving Vincent" Twitter account!

January 27th - via:
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Loving Vincent on IndieWire!

January 26th - via:
Hi Kickstarters! Loving Vincent is up for project of the week on IndieWire! It'd be great if all our backers could take a moment to vote for us to help us win this prestigious title! You can vote here, only takes a few seconds!... (Read More)

Spotlight on paintings

January 25th - via:
Dear backers, For those of thinking about one of our painting rewards, here's an interesting tidbit. Last weekend BreakThru offered one of their paintings at a charity auction in Wroclaw, Poland, and we achieved the highest bid of all items offered... (Read More)

Sean Bobbitt (CEO of BreakThru Films) explains...

January 22nd - via:
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1889 – “Consolatory art for distressed hearts”

January 22nd - via:
Note: All quotes below are taken from letters written on 21st and 22nd January 1889. 125 years ago today and yesterday were tough days inside the racing brain of Vincent Van Gogh. A couple of weeks out of hospital after the ‘ear’ incident, and... (Read More)


January 21st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

"A little mistake" update

January 20th - via:
Dear All, We have found a little mistake in our latest update... There is the set of THREE magnets to get, NOT SIX.We are sorry for this mistake! Yours, Production Team  (Read More)


January 20th - via:
Today we have a great treat! New REWARDS are ready to be announced! ;) To make a long story short, here they are: 1. A marvelous collection of SIX FRIDGE MAGNETS with scenes from our trailer on them! All of it produced from bio-degardable materials.... (Read More)


January 13th - via:
Dear backers and Kickstarter followers!  Responding to many of your requests, we had decided to ADD a new reward to our campaign: A "LOVING VINCENT" - SPECIAL KICKSTARTER LIMITED EDITION DVD! It will be full of special bonus videos, produced during... (Read More)

What Vincent Van Gogh was doing on this day 124 years ago

January 13th - via:
On Monday 13th January 1890 Vincent was in an asylum in Southern France. On this day he wrote to his younger brother, Theo, who financially supported him, that he while he wanted to leave the thought of going back into society after a year inside... (Read More)

Inside the studio with... Hugh Welchman

January 11th - via:
Dear backers!For the first update, Hugh Welchman will take you for an exciting tour inside our studio, where all the magic happens! There will be a few words about the project, Kickstarter and rewards... You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see... (Read More)

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