"The New America" Short Film & Engraved Art

A project in Portland, OR by Nando Costa

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"The New America" is a short film where each frame will be laser engraved on a wood block, which backers can decorate their walls with.
Backers: 418
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $30,753 of $20,000
Dates: Sep 29th -> Oct 29th (30 days)
Project By: Nando Costa
filmanimation +Suggest

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Latest News

The animation is here.

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. I am happy to say that after many unforeseen issues and delays, the final animation is finally assembled.  http://vimeo.com/nandocosta/newamerica  The wide majority of the frames have already been shipped, leaving only the triptychs... (Read More)

Final request for new address

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

The frames are coming!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. Most of the frames are finally going out this week! Exciting! Therefore I would ask those who have moved and haven't yet sent me an updated address to please do so by Monday so I can make sure to send it to the right place. I fully... (Read More)

Address Confirmation + First Engraved Frames

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. !!! IMPORTANT !!! *** I would like to ask everyone to please make sure that the address you submitted when you purchased your frame(s) hasn't changed. If it has please email me at nando@nandocosta.com with your new address. Please... (Read More)

This Is My Brain on Kickstarter

March 7th - via: open.blogs.nytimes.com
Kickstarter is successful and popular. You know that. I want to talk about what it has done to my brain, and may soon do to yours: Kickstarter is turning me into an investor. (Read More)

A busy february

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. Just a quick update: Final music is being finessed by the really awesome friends at World Gang. Check out their gear below. More photos / videos to come. We will be releasing both the official film song + another secret track in a... (Read More)

The end is near!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello to all backers.  It's been a while since my last updated and I apologize for that.  In the spirit of keeping you informed of all details surrounding this project, I should say that I did run into some issues with the smoke that the engraver... (Read More)

The Next Updates

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone. As I am nearing the completion of "The New America" project, I will be posting updates on Twitter and Instagram. This will help me keep everyone informed, including those who purchased frames on via PayPal (after the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Engraving is close!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! I haven't updated in quite some time and therefore wanted to thank you for patiently understanding the intricacies of the ever stretching schedule of this animation. I wanted to assure you that things are moving along. I am very close... (Read More)

The New America - Schedule

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

The New America - Posters & Shirts

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone. By now, most of you living in the U.S. have received your posters and shirts. (international orders will probably start arriving at the end of the week or next week). I hope you enjoy how they came out. You have also received a little... (Read More)

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