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Pick It Up! - Ska in the '90s

A project in Bend, OR by Popmotion Pictures

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A documentary about the rise in popularity of Ska music in the 1990s, often referred to the "third wave" of ska.
Backers: 1914
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $118,077 of $40,000
Dates: Jun 14th -> Jul 23rd (39 days)
Project By: Popmotion Pictures
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July 21st - via:
THANK YOU, SKA FANS!We did it. $100K has been broken and the vinyl is coming to life. About 36 hours are left on the project and our last goal at $125K is to do a Pick It Up! Movie Premiere.  We'll share more details about it, if we get close to the... (Read More)


July 18th - via:
4.5 DAYS LEFT TO SUPPORT PICK IT UP!It's been a heck of a ride and we can't thank you all enough for the overwhelming support for "Pick It Up! Ska in the 90s" We're only $11,500 away from unlocking (and pressing) the LIMITED EDITION vinyl... (Read More)


July 12th - via:
10 DAYS LEFT!There are only 10 DAYS LEFT on this Kickstarter journey for "Pick It Up! Ska in the 90s" and we can't thank you enough for the tremendous amount of support that we've gotten along the way. Together, we've unlocked guitar picks, bonus... (Read More)

“Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s” documentary launches kickstarter campaign

July 10th - via:
Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s will tell the story of ska’s history throughout the first two waves in the 60s and 80s and how the third wave turned ska into an entirely new sound in the 90s and became wildly popular all around the world for a brief moment in music history. (Read More)

1000 Backer Challenge!

June 29th - via:
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE SUPPORT!We've been getting tons of positive feedback on the T-Shirt designs. We're excited to be able to give every backer who gets a shirt a say in what that shirt is, and in the size you want it in too. ICYMI - This is what... (Read More)

PROJECT UPDATE - NEW Ska Shirts & Stretch Goals!

June 27th - via:
THANK YOU x 1,000,000!Thanks to each and every one of you for your support. This project is COMING TO LIFE and it can only become a bigger and better final product.  We hit the $50,000 stretch goal, which means we're now introducing MULTIPLE SKA... (Read More)

This Week In Trailers: Pick It Up! Ska in the '90s

June 23rd - via:
The third wave of ska, as it’s commonly known, started to get big towards the end of the 1980s and, thanks to bands like No Doubt and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, became commercially successful in the 1990s. Director Taylor Morden has hit a personal nerve with me with his look back on this moment in time with those at the center of it all. (Read More)

YES!! We've Hit Our Initial Goal!!

June 22nd - via:
HOLY CRAP! We did it! I can't believe how awesome this community of ska fans is! I'm overwhelmed with gratitude. You guys are the best!  We have hit the initial $40,000 goal and can now officially finish this movie and get it out! But it's just a... (Read More)

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June 20th - via:
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