Feb 28, 2011
Director of "Helvetica," "Objectified" docs now crowdfunding "Urbanized"
Gary Hustwit, director of "Helvetica" and "Objectified" on Independent Lens, is crowdfunding his latest project, "Urbanized." He's launched the funding drive on Kickstarter with a goal of $85,000 by March 23; as of Feb. 28, he has about $42,000. Hustwit and a his team are now editing, with post-production this summer on the documentary examining urban design. Donors can fork over from $10 to $5,000 for nifty perks: At the $2,000 level, it's two VIP tickets to the world premiere, dinner that evening with Hustwit and members of the cast and crew, a "special thanks" in the film's credits, 10 DVDs, two DVD box sets, two T-shirts and a set of the limited-edition prints. So far two donors will be enjoying all that.
Posted by Dru at 11:52 AM