Leah Wolchok and Davina Pardo are two filmmakers who have stumbled upon a great niche market for Kickstarter fundraising: People who will pay good money for the street cred of being associated with New Yorker’s highbrow, non sequitur comics. People like this, basically.
Don’t think there is a huge market for a doc of high-minded cartoons? So far, Very Serious has raised $76,814, and still has 69 hours to go before completion. But that may be due to the great gifts associated with each pledge level, which go way beyond the normal PBS or NPR tote. Read More