How Not to Make a Kickstarter Video

As some of you may know by now, I am running a Kickstarter campaign for my new film Bomb It 2, which is the follow up to my global graffiti and street art documentary Bomb It. I have consulted on a number of campaigns, but never run one of my own, and I wanted to experience the complete process for myself. I am now personally more obsessed with checking for new backers when I wake up (and every 10 minutes) but what I found to be one of the hardest things to do is to make my own crowdfunding appeal video. It is easy to tell other people what to do (often telling them to go back to the drawing board) – it is another thing to do it yourself. I shot a version in Los Angeles, and it was so awful that I had to reshoot it with the crew of the documentary about breast cancer that I am producing in Baltimore. You’ll see the director of that film, Bernadette Wegenstein, directing me in the video. I hope you enjoy all my pain and suffering – I know you go through it too!