Fund It: Charlie Kaufman’s Stop-Motion ‘Anomalisa’, From ‘Community’ Creator Dan Harmon and Adult Swim Veteran Dino Stamatopoulos
Posted on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 by Adam Quigley
Some projects sound too good to be true. Lucky for us, we live in an age where they don’t have to be.
Of course, such optimism does little to counter the realities of the modern film industry model, which is currently taking its toll on Charlie Kaufman‘s sophomore directorial effort Frank or Francis (currently stuck in development limbo), just as it did At the Mountains of Madness before it, and hundreds of other please-let-this-happen endeavors that failed to scrounge up the financing necessary to be brought to fruition.
But what of more budget-conscious efforts? With marketing and director Guillermo del Toro‘s proposed $150 million price tag, At the Mountains of Madness was looking at a cost of well over $200 million. Comparatively, getting Charlie Kaufman‘s latest screenplay produced requires a paltry 200 grand investment. And thanks to Kickstarter, you can contribute however much or little as you deem appropriate in order to help make this dream project a reality. Read More »