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Sometimes a product comes along that you know you don’t exactly need, but the way it’s made and the skill with which it’s presented makes you buy it all the same. That might go some way towards explaining what happened with the Kickstarter camp
In this episode we’re talking with Ivan Mactaggart, the producer of the hotly-anticipated movie “Loving Vincent” to find out more about its unique production and how exactly it got funded. Have you ever looked at a painting and wondered what w
This is part 2 of our conversation with filmmaker and crowdfunder Denny Tedesco. Denny has a direct link to some of the greatest pop music ever recorded. Throughout the 50s and 60s, a group of session musicians in Los Angeles – known as The Wr
Our guest on this edition of Crowd Scene has a direct link to some of the greatest pop music ever recorded. Throughout the 50s and 60s, a group of session musicians in Los Angeles – known as The Wrecking Crew – became the go-to musicians for pr
We're off on our summer vacations here, but we have some more great shows lined up for August, including conversations with Ivan McTaggart, the producer of the forthcoming movie 'Loving Vincent' – as well as Noam Bar Yohai, creative extraordina
In this episode we are talking about edible cutlery and huge Kickstarter success with crowdfunder Sarah Munir. ‘Edible’ and ‘Cutlery’ are two words that don’t normally go together and yet this is a remarkable idea that may play a significant ro
Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared is a YouTube phenomenon. Created in the vein of innocent children’s programming, over the course of each short episode, the action always descends into mind-bending, hilarious terror. The nightmarish combination of puppe
We're talking about comic book Kickstarter success in this episode of Crowd Scene. The world of graphic novels is a fascinating scene for budding entrepreneurs and storytellers. Certainly the massive success of Marvel Comic adaptations into bl
On the show today we’re talking to Rob Loukotka. Rob is an artist in Chicago who also happens to be a huge fan of the Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoons. He decided to bring these interests together by illustrating a poster containing ever
Today we’re talking to a guest about whom we know very little and we’ll be talking about an organisation about which we know even less. The Mysterious Package Company is an organization that tells stories using the postal service as its medium.
Our guest in this episode is Charlotte Eriksson, also known as The Glass Child. Charlotte is a musician in her twenties, a singer/songwriter originally from Sweden, and now based in Berlin. Her passions are music and writing and she says she wa
This is part 2 of the Good Spread interview. Plus we have more of Chris Day's weird world of crowdfunding. In this episode we’re joined once more from Nashville, Tennessee by Alex Cox and Mark Slagle, co-founders of Good Spread Peanut Butter.
In this episode we’re joined from Nashville, Tennessee by Alex Cox and Mark Slagle, co-founders of Good Spread Peanut Butter. Back in 2011 they were inspired to help address malnutrition in developing countries – and their solution was unusual
Our guests in this show are Erik Baker and Lauren Wells Baker – a husband and wife team who have launched a project called Stickybones. It’s a posable model for stop-motion animators that’s currently kicking up a storm on Indiegogo. Erik and L
More top-notch crowdfunding advice in this episode of Crowd Scene. Mike and Pete are joined by Gerado Cid, an entrepreneur and designer who – by cunningly weaving together the world's 214 subway systems, 791 lines and 11,924 stations – has crea
This is Part 2 of a two-part episode. In this part we talk about the crowdfunding campaign and the techniques Ilya and Aaron used to raise more than $400,000. We’re joined by Ilya Rosenberg and Aaron Zarraga, co-founders of Sensel, and invento
We’re joined by Ilya Rosenberg and Aaron Zarraga, co-founders of Sensel, and inventors of The Morph. Ilya and Aaron believe The Sensel Morph will pave the way for a new generation of tactile, and responsive interfaces – interfaces that will ent
A majority of Americans consider solar power to be their #1 energy choice but it still makes up less than 1% of total energy production in the US. Paul Droege and his team, along with a rapidly growing base of supporters, have set out to change
Mike and Pete are joined by Travis Peterson, an entrepreneur and professional trouble maker. He and his brother Nick Peterson are the creators of The Best Prank Birthday Card Ever! – A musical Birthday card that NEVER STOPS PLAYING – well, unti
Imagine a movie that includes everyday of the rest of your life. What would you choose to remember? TED speaker and creator of the ‘1-Second Everyday’ app, Cesar Kuriyama, is our guest in this episode of Crowd Scene. Cesar remembers exactly
Is Russ Clarke's TerraTech the next Minecraft? The Guardian certainly thinks it's a contender and a growing fanbase and list of awards are proof of its early success. Russ is founder of game developer Payload Studios and is the lead developer
Matthew Moore, founder of ‘Do Better Games’ and creator of the game Bring Your Own Book is our guest in this episode. About himself, Matthew says, "I did everything from DJing to selling sheepskin seat covers before finding my home in game des
Any Back to The Future fans out there? You’re in for a treat. The ‘Power of Love’ is strong in this episode! We meet director Jason Aron to discuss his fantastically successful Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a real labour of love, a fe
In this episode we’re joined from Denmark by Claus Raasted, the ‘King of Live Action Role Play’. Also known as ‘LARP’, Live Action Role Play is where people playing characters come together in a themed setting and interact to create an origin
In this episode we’re joined by Clifton Roozeboom who shares the story behind his amazing PocketLab – "a science lab in your pocket". PocketLab has been featured by the likes of The New York Times, TechCrunch, Buzzfeed, Popular Science and now,
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