Just a note: there were issues with Hayley's connection from time to time but for the most part it doesn't affect the interview.
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Creative Commons Kickstarter Curation: https://www.kickstarter.com/pages/creativecommons
In case people want the full range, here are two other crowdfunding platforms:
When we’ve talked about Kickstarter in the past:
We've actually mentioned it off-hand on other occasions, but that is when we were talking to successful campaigns.
Music Outreach lead. Been with Kickstarter for 2 years
Specialists in categories.
Who do you get involved?
no typical way. Each project is different.
People like feedback. Sometimes it is just motivational
Anamanaguchi (band) sent a slice of pizza into space!
How many artists do you deal with in a day?
700-800 projects live in music alone at any given time
do experiential stuff
Why does L7 need money?
not just about money
sometimes traditional money will say no to cool stuff
David Cross had directorial review: actor-david-cross-hits-kickstarter-raise-100000-film-hits
some theaters are going pay what you want!
What if the project isn’t funded?
$13 million project launched and didn't succeed...the first time!
"free money" - not how the Internet works!
17% that don’t make it don’t receive single contribution
if you reach 20%, then you will make it...most of the time!
How do you launch a new one?
Try to be transparent about success and failure.
Not crossing the finish line is ok!
What’s most often?
What’s the story? Sometimes the story is different
Steam and games!
What’s coming up?
January was film month.
February is journalism/publishing
learning how to deal with fans
Amanda backed her project!
Anyone other than Amanda Palmer we should have on?
Slowbird was with Cursive
Outgoing track: http://amandapalmer.bandcamp.com/track/one-tiny-thing -- CC BY-NC