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Long Story Short 2023: Join Kickstarter’s Annual Celebration of Short Films in March

Launch a short film campaign and join a cohort of boundary-pushing, rabble-rousing, future-dreaming filmmakers doing the same. There’s no better place to launch a short film than on Kickstarter. And there’s no better time for shorts on Kickstarter than in spring. That’s because March 2023 sees the return of Long Story Short, Kickstarter’s...

Thu Sep 29, 2022 18:13
Announcing Kickstarter's New CEO, Everette Taylor

I’m incredibly excited to announce that Everette Taylor has joined us as Kickstarter’s new CEO. Over the past few months, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Everette and can’t wait to see the positive impact he’ll have on Kickstarter’s future. His combination of product and marketing chops, innate leadership skills, and deep connection with culture...

Wed Sep 28, 2022 19:14
Notes From Our Second Community Advisory Council Meeting: Protocol Discussion and What’s Next for Product

Several times each year, the creators we’ve brought together in our Community Advisory Council meet with members of the Kickstarter team, bringing their expertise and insights to guide our work. They are an incredible group of passionate community advocates from across creative disciplines. Building on the enthusiasm, ideas, and feedback...

Wed Sep 14, 2022 16:51
Meet the Kickstarter Games Outreach Team

There’s no question that games are at the very heart of what we do at Kickstarter. Since our launch in 2009, Kickstarter has become the home for the largest, most engaged games community in the crowdfunding industry, with nearly $2B pledged to 70,000 projects in our Games category since 2009. Beyond these impressive numbers, the inspiring...

Tue Aug 30, 2022 20:39
Kickstarter Never Tolerates Abusive Behavior; This New Feature Makes it Easier for Creators to Take Action

Hello, Kickstarter Community. My name is Elana, and I’m Kickstarter’s VP of Product and Design. Today I’m writing to tell you about a new feature we’ve launched that builds on other recent improvements we’ve made to the platform as part of our commitment to keep creators and backers safe.Creators will sometimes report to us that they’ve...

Tue Aug 16, 2022 15:00
Ready to Make Magic? Announcing Witchstarter 2022, Our First Open Call for Magic & Divination Projects

Hi everyone, my name is Meredith, and I’m a member of Kickstarter’s Outreach team. For the last four years, I’ve run our Music department as well as Magic & Divination, a community devoted to supporting creators making projects that directly or thematically deal with magic, witchcraft, and the occult. I’m incredibly excited to announce...

Tue Aug 2, 2022 18:07

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