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Beep: A Documentary History of Video Game Sound

A project in Waterloo, Canada by Ehtonal

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Beep is the definitive documentary film of game sound from the mechanical arcades through to today's orchestras.
Backers: 1293
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $61,606 of $40,000
Dates: Aug 15th -> Sep 30th (47 days)
Project By: Ehtonal
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Latest News

Final campaign update--Last 12 hours!

September 30th - via:
This is our final campaign update: Tomorrow the real work begins! We have a few final confirmations: Michiru Yamane (Castelvania series, Suikoden IV, Elebits: Adventures of Kai and Zero, etc.) Zachary Quarles (Quake 4, Fracture, X-Men Legends) We're... (Read More)

Beep Campaign Ends Tomorrow!

September 28th - via:
Thank you again to all of our wonderful backers. The entire team is so excited to see how much progress we've made from the early days of the campaign. It's not just the money, which will help us to make this an amazing film--it's the opportunities... (Read More)

MORE interviews, MORE news! 4 Days left

September 26th - via:
Just a quick announcement to add a few more fantastic people to our list! We've now got confirmations of willingness from: Jason Graves (Dead Space series, Tomb Raider series and Star Trek series) Yoko Shimomura (Street Fighter II, Kingdom Hearts... (Read More)

5 Days Left!

September 25th - via:
Only 5 days to go, and we just passed 1000 backers! It's been great to chat with many of you and we hope to continue the conversations after the dust settles on the campaign! Just a few quick announcements as we move forward through the final days!A... (Read More)

One Week Left! New interviews, Blu-Ray, Activity Book, New stretch goals!

September 21st - via:
Hello to our fabulous backers (and future backers)! We're in the home stretch of our campaign now, with just over a week to go. We're still working really hard so we can bring you all of the great interviews we have lined up! We've got some exciting... (Read More)

More Interviews Announced, New Sponsors, Stretch goal announcement

September 10th - via:
More interviews announced! We have announced our next round of names of people we're interviewing. Remember: The more pledges we have, the more people we can interview. We're going to be taking the extra footage and making all kinds of webisodes and... (Read More)

We Hit $40K Thanks to some amazing sponsors and to you!

September 10th - via:
 We are still a bit in shock in hitting our goal just half-way through our campaign! It's absolutely fantastic to see the outpouring of support from our friends, from family, from industry folks, and from all of you!  Thank you, Thank you, Thank... (Read More)

More Artists, More Sponsors, More goals!

September 4th - via:
Hello backers and future backers! Wow, we are blown away by all the support we've been getting. We are 80% of the way to our goal now, and really excited about what the next few weeks will bring! 1. More artists just announced! We've added Week 4 of... (Read More)

3rd Round of Artists announced, New Sponsor Alert

August 31st - via:
We are greatly humbled by all of the support that we have been getting, and want to thank each and every one of you for not just the money, but the tweets and facebooks and emails you've been sharing that have helped bring more people on board to... (Read More)

New Sponsor Fabric, New Tier, and New Interviews Announced!

August 24th - via:
Thanks to you, we have matched G.A.N.G's $500 contribution with all of your help!  We've got a few announcements to make today.  We would like to extend a welcome and thanks to our new sponsor, Tazman Audio, creators of Fabric. Fabric extends... (Read More)

Update #3--The end of our first week

August 22nd - via:
Wow. Just WOW. We are blown away by the support of our backers. You guys are wonderful. 275? In a week? Fantastic. If we can keep that up, we'll be golden. And what's more, we've met so many great people this past week who have contacted us to say... (Read More)

First Weekend Report

August 17th - via:
Just a quick announcement to say that GameSoundCon, THE most fantastic video game sound conference,  have come on as an official sponsor. People are constantly emailing me asking, "How do I get into game audio", and I just say "You start here" and... (Read More)

Day 1 report: Backers Update & Announcing Sponsorship from Savalas

August 16th - via:
Video update: Announcement: Savalas Sponsors us for Audio PostWe are really excited and delighted to announce that Savalas have come on board as sponsors for our audio post-production needs.  Savalas are Scotland's... (Read More)

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