Thinking about using Kickstarter to fund your next creative endeavor? Let us - Catalina + Juan - tell you how we successfully raised (and exceeded our goal) $31,500 via Kickstarter for our feature film, La Casa del Ritmo, A Film About Los Amigos Invisibles. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/233082065/la-casa-del-ritmo-a-film-about-los-amigos-invisibl We'll share you what we did to fund our campaign, what we learned along the way, some things we'll do differently the next time around and leave some time for Q & A.
Catalina and Juan completed a 30-day Kickstarter campaign and successfully funded their first feature-length film, La Casa del Ritmo, A Film About Los Amigos Invisibles, whose world premiere was March 6th at the Miami International Film Festival.
Since then, LCDR has been exhibited at BAFIC Film Festival (Buenos Aires, Argentina), EDOC Documentary Film Festival (Quito, Ecuador), FUNDEARC (Merida, Venezuela) and has gone theatrical in Venezuela.
Catalina has over 7 years of experience in video production and photography, with La Casa del Ritmo being her first feature-length film. Self taught in both disciplines, Catalina’s photography collection includes portraits of David Byrne, Kevin Spacey, Donald Trump, The Rolling Stones, Los Amigos Invisibles, Shantell Martin, among others.
Born and raised in Ecuador, Juan is a former member of the band La Rúa and a co-founder of Carlotan Rock, the only latin alternative music festival in the Carolinas. His independent music journey has been featured on countless media outlets including NPR and PASTE magazine, and his visual work includes clients such as David Byrne, The ONE campaign, H&M, Tecate, American Airlines. www.catalinaphotography.com www.letlovereign.org www.juanmarin.me www.lacasadelritmo.net