This project has been supported thus far in part from a National Geographic All Roads Seed grant (awarded in 2011) and contributions from friends and family. A professionally-edited film with a strong following will allow us to raise additional funds for further post-production, approach international broadcasters, and distribute the film to audiences worldwide.
We launched our first Kickstarter Campaign on April 24th, 2012 to raise at least $25,000 to fund completion of the film’s Final Cut by the end of the summer 2012. Remarkably we raised $28,956 (or 115%) from 286 backers by June 5th, 2012. See our latest Kickstarter Updates to hear about this successful campaign. The overall budget of $85,000 has been supported by the filmmakers personal expenses and support of friends and family.
While the post-production work on the film was completed by May 2013, we are seeking additional contributions to cover the film's outreach and publicity campaign. Even small donations can make a huge difference for independent doc films like ours.
Contributions can be directed to our fiscal sponsor Fractured Atlas. Flying Paper is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions that support Flying Paper must be made payable to "Fractured Atlas" and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Donations can be made online or via checks mailed to the following address:
Flying Paper Productions
563 Teresita Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94127, USA
Extended List of Supporting Organizations and Individuals:
A special thanks to:
Voices Beyond Walls youth media production team, Gaza
United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), Gaza and Jerusalem
MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT), Cambridge
The School of Media Studies at The New School for Public Engagement, New York
Film production supported in part by:
National Geographic All Roads Seed Grant
Genevieve McMillan‐Reba Stewart Foundation, Boston
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
and all our contributors on Kickstarter and Fractured Atlas
This film is dedicated to the creative resilience of Palestinian children in Gaza