Posted By Anna
Road to Ruin – paved in pledges

Road to Ruin was Heather’s final project for her advanced Digital Film Making Diploma at Natcoll. She was so excited by the project, as it was a great way to try and put herself out there as a director and editor.

She funded most of the costs for the project herself, but just needed a little help from her crowd to cover the final post-production costs and get a professional voice over artist.

Without the support of Pledgme I wouldn’t have been able to make it to the standard it deserves or have got so much interest. Road to Ruin is now a full 23minute documentary which originally would have only been 8minutes, was blown away to be awarded Distinction for this project and much of that stems back to having the crowd funding option available to help me achieve more professional results 🙂

Thanks to the help of her rocking crowd, she made it. Check out her full length documentary here:

 

What did you like about the PledgeMe experience?
The PledgeMe staff were incredibly supportive throughout the entire funding process and stay in touch with helpful and useful ways to get your project out there.

 

How did you find the experience?
Its been absolutely unreal! Its been great to be able to show people what these amazing, talented, people are doing with their lives and that you too can chase those dreams aswell. Overall, has been a really exciting ride 🙂

 

Any tips for newbies?
If there is an idea ticking away in your head and it feels right, just roll with it. Put together a video or some form of media to portray your idea and just go for it, have fun and enjoy the ride, you might surprise yourself with what you can achieve.

 

I say Crowdfunding you say?
Do it 🙂

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