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Box Art - A Gaming Documentary

A project in Las Vegas, NV by Rob McCallum

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Explore the history of video game box art and discover the unsung artists responsible for gaming’s great images.
Backers: 456
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $33,900 of $30,000
Dates: Apr 19th -> May 21st (32 days)
Project By: Rob McCallum
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Latest News


May 21st - via:
Hey guys!NEW LINK! JOIN US in FIVE MINUTES!!!!  (Read More)


May 20th - via:
Hey guys! Our live stream to close the campaign starts in about two hours! We've got lots to talk about and to share some excitement too! Live stream link: Cheers!!! Rob  (Read More)


May 20th - via:
Hey folks!It's the final 14 hours of the campaign, we've seen a lot of activity behind the scenes with folks jumping up tiers and spreading the word. This roller coaster ride wont end until the last second, so we hope you'll join us for that exciting... (Read More)


May 17th - via:
Hey folks!!! It’s been a crazy day. What started with a series of text messages and emails, read through drowsy eyes fighting the desire for more sleep quickly turned to pure adrenaline as I realized that we had crossed our base goal. It’s been a... (Read More)


May 17th - via:
Hello Box Art Supporters!I woke up to a flurry of emails and messages at 5am Pacific Time. WE HIT OUR BASE GOAL!!!! I still need some time to process this and everything that's happened but I promise a more thorough update later today!Until then,... (Read More)


May 10th - via:
Hey folks! ONLY 10 DAYS LEFT!!! WOWZA! We've had a great few days since we last dropped you an update: Not only have we cracked the $20,000 mark but we have less than $8,000 to go! It's still going to be down to the wire at our current pace so please... (Read More)


May 2nd - via:
This past week has been fantastic as we’ve added Limited Run Games, Rose Colored Gaming, and a couple more individuals to our list that should really help shape the final product!The message this week is to DIG DOWN DEEP and OVER SHARE and let... (Read More)

Backer Q&A!

April 28th - via:
Hello! Just wanted to take a few moments and share a video that addresses: the versions of the film we hope to release, what you can expect to see as far as content, what artwork might appear, some of our distribution plans, and possible add-ons... (Read More)

WEEK 2 Update!

April 24th - via:
Time to “Game On” as we head into Week 2 of #BoxArtDoc! Week 1 was amazing and we hit milestones for both backers and amount raised, and we even added one or two people to our list on the campaign page. Plus, we have about a dozen more names to... (Read More)

Console Cover Art Documentary Seeks Funding

April 21st - via:
Rob McCallum, is at it again with a journey into the secrets behind the stunning art on the cover of your favourite video games. (Read More)


April 20th - via:
Hello!If you've been following us on Facebook or Twitter you know that we've been handcuffed to a two-word phrase for the last 24 hours: THANK YOU!!You never know how the world might react to your project, and after 6 months of work, you gave us a... (Read More)

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April 19th - via:
The Box Art documentary is launching on Kickstarter to explore the imagery that once sold video games (Read More)

Box Art – A Gaming Documentary by Nintendo Quest Director Now Live on Kickstarter

April 19th - via:
The film will explore the process, history and impact of our favorite video game artwork, from every era of gaming, and ask questions like “when does something become art?” and “when does it become collectible?” (Read More)

Crowdfund This – Box Art: A Gaming Documentary

April 19th - via:
Before game trailers and the Internet age, even before magazines, our first contact with video games was the cover art on the front of the box. (Read More)

Director of Nintendo Quest and Power of Grayskull Turns to Box Art

April 19th - via:
Rob McCallum, director of Nintendo Quest just launched a Kickstarter campaign for his next documentary Box Art: A Gaming Documentary. (Read More)

News - Box Art: A Gaming Documentary

April 19th - via:
Art News - Kickstarter launched to fund a documentary about the artwork on video game boxes with Box Art: A Gaming Documentary (Read More)

"Nintendo Quest director to launch kickstarter campaign for NEXT EPIC GAMING tale

April 15th - via:
Director Rob McCallum, who brought you “Nintendo Quest”, will launch a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday April 19 for the next epic gaming tale, “Box Art: A Gaming Documentary,” to discover the real story behind the world of video game artwork. (Read More)

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