Experienced filmmakers Anthony & Nicola Caulfield have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete their two-hour long feature film ‘From Bedrooms to Billions‘ — a documentary telling the story of the UK games industry from 1979 onwards.
The duo are aiming to raise £18,000 to do post-production, secure archive footage, stills, music usage and clearances. If successful the film will release later this year.
Yup, it’s a new a year so what better time to look forward at what we can expect to enjoy over the next twelve months.
Below are thirteen picks for 2013, take a look:
Independent developer Stormy Studio, based in Surrey, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for their new title — a point and click horror adventure game called ‘Dark Asylum – The 7 Lost Souls‘.
The small team are looking to raise £20,000 to invest in facilities, additional people and the required man hours for which to complete the project. The studio, if successful, hopes to release the completed game on mobile, tablet devices and the PC in the new year.
Kickstarter, the crowd funding website for creative projects, has officially launched in the UK, opening its doors to developers.
Companies and individuals using Kickstarter have three weeks to build their campaign pages, in which they request funding to develop project. Users can invest in projects to receive tangible rewards ranging from merchandise to one-of-a-kind experiences.
Currently there are 194 projects based in the UK that are seeking funding, of which 122 are based in London. Although some of these projects are currently running through the US version of the site.
Just days after Minecraft creator Mike “Notch” Persson publicly announced an interest in funding a sequel to Double Fine Productions’ 2005 game Psychonauts, a funding project was created to make an all new adventure-game from Tim Schafer’s studio a reality.