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Crowd funded stop-motion short to debut in Switzerland

Move over Kickstarter, GoFundMe and IndieGoGo. This stop-motion short used the French based crowd-funding platform Kiss Kiss Bank Bank.  La Femme Canon or The Cannonball Woman was 106% crowd funded when it's campaign ended on April 21, 2017. 

A story about a love that stands the test of time, the short was produced by Hélium Films (Switzerland), Parmi les lucioles Films (France), and the NFB, in co-production with RTS Radio Télévision Suisse. The Locarno International Film Festival runs August 2-12, 2017. The film is the latest collaboration between producer Claude Barras and the NFB, which co-produced some of Barras’s animated shorts prior to the release of his animated feature film My Life as a Zucchini, a 2017 Oscar nominee.

Much of the information is in French, but that's why Facebook has a translate feature!! Check out their Facebook page here. If you prefer English, you can also read more about this project by visiting Animation World Network's post.

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