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Linden Tar — stop motion animated movie short

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This is the story about overcoming your fears and realizing you don't have to do everything by yourself.
Backers: 263
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $19,092 of $17,000
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 10th (30 days)
Project By: Linden Tar
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Latest News

Stretch goal — «Mini-movie»

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dearest friends, we’ve collected the required amount! And that means that the following 7 months we’ll be working exclusively on our short animation, and it brings us great joy! If we manage to collect more - we’ll be able to afford more... (Read More)


July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
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July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
To help you understand and imagine the process of setting up lighting I’ve joined all shots made during preparation of a single scene in this video. We’ve already raised 87% of our goal and have 67 more hours to go. Just a small final push is... (Read More)

Old fashioned cinema. Video about slide projector.

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 3 days left until the end of our Kickstarter campaign! We've already raised 82% of the needed amount, but according to the Kickstarter rules we'll get it only in the case if it is completed. For the moment our team’s fortune depends only on... (Read More)

Experiment with the monkey

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
As part of our movie project we’re conducting experiments by making old soviet-era toys alive. Today we’re going to introduce to you another star of our movie. It’s an old hand-puppet that we’ve equipped with a special carcase to help it... (Read More)

So, about the new plegde…

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends! We’ve reached a whooping 78%!Our actors our already applying makeup, and we’re monitoring the campaign with our hearts skipping a beat now and then. With only 6 days left to collect the remaining 22%, and we’re worried, but we... (Read More)

First sketches

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Here are a few first sketches for the project.  (Read More)

About props

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We pay close attention to details during our project. It’s important to make all props in the scene add to the overall style and feel in the shots - even those small details just peeking out of the dark or overlapped by other items. We are... (Read More)

About Petroleum Lamp Doll

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This doll is an experiment, an improvisation. There were no sketches or designs for it, no special carcass prepared. The doll was just born from the assets we’ve had within reach at the time. This must be the reason why it can be so moody on the... (Read More)

About our stuff, USSR and Sasha.

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends! We've already raised more than half & we just have no words to express our gratitude.   Also we've shot a short film about our stuff.  We are collecting technical achievements from the 50-s and 60-s: too needless to still exist,... (Read More)


June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We have some good news for you! Your support & kind words are very important & pleasant for us so we decided to please you as well & to add some new gifts.  So now we add to 50$ reward a freehand pencil sketch of our film's puppet or a... (Read More)

What we need money for

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi friends! We are very pleased to see your support. We've already taken up a quarter of the required amount! We received some questions about what the founding is spent on. That's why we decided to tell about it in details.If you have any questions... (Read More)

About Tishka.

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This is Tishka. Almost every kid in USSR had one of those. It was usually passed on by older siblings. Cute, shabby and loved to death.   (Read More)

Our small actors say "hi" to you.

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
What would happen if you drill a hole in your mom’s tray, take dad’s fan apart and steal a fluffy bedding from your kitty? Exactly! It would make a wonderful rotating platform to film some puppets! Our small actors say "hi" to you. We've already... (Read More)

15% funded! Thank You! And we still need a help.

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi friends! Thank you very much for your love & support! Our dream is coming true thanks to your help & we still need it, first of all as spreading some information. Right now in the very start of our campaign we need people to know about us... (Read More)

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