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Penny Black

“Life is like a zebra van with a supermodel, a superhero and a well-meaning arsonist… it’s going to get weird.” That’s the short synopsis for producer Fiona Jackson’s first feature film, Penny Black. And back in June 2012, Fiona has […]

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The Rodger Fox Big Band

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we travelled back to June 2012, where Rodger Fox and his Big Band were planning their USA tour and dreaming of recording in the hallowed halls of Capitol Studios, LA. To make this dream a reality, they […]

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The Road that Wasn’t There

This week’s Throwback Thursday hails from July 2012, when the Trick of the Light Theatre Company crowdfunded a play about a girl who follows a map off the edge of the world… Their PledgeMe crowd helped them take the show, named The Road […]

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The PledgeMe Playlist

PledgeMe and musicians have always worked well together. The awesome all-girl band St Rupertsberg was one of our first ever successfully funded campaigns, and since then our music scene has only continued to grow – with everyone from Sheep, Dog […]

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The Free Store

  The Free Store is a vibrant volunteer organisation which redistributes surplus food items that would otherwise have been thrown out, and gives them to those in need. Their customers come from all backgrounds – from those rendered homeless to refugee […]

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The Big Sing

This week’s Throwback Thursday hails from the golden age of June, 2012. Crooner Liz Kirkman wanted to travel to the UK and Italy to broaden her musical horizons, and she offered her pledgers everything from singing via Skype to a […]

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Astro Empire

This week’s Throwback Thursday is the Neo Soul band “Astro Empire”. Back in 2012, this group who met at the New Zealand School of Music raised over $2,500 to record their debut EP. The EP was a huge success, selling […]

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Bountiful Burlesque

Fifi Colston’s drawings should never be hidden away. This wonderful writer, artist, and creator of Wearable Art ran her first PledgeMe campaign back in 2012 so that she could mount a series of sketches for an exhibition. The subject of […]

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A New Take on the Undead

This week’s Throwback Thursday hails from April 2012! Amy and Patricia were working on a film called “A Party for Me” – a zombie-genre film with a twist. Despite the film’s ambitious shooting plans – involving a cat, a night […]

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From Kim Potter to DJ Vinyl Burns!

This week for our Throwback Thursday, we shot back to April 2012, when Kim Potter successfully raised over $4000 for his music video, “Just the Way You Shine”. The video featured the Boy with Tape on his Face and Leda Petit, […]

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