Peacock: A Short Film

A project in Los Angeles, CA by New Shoes

Funding Successful

GENDER IS A SPECTRUM: four boys learn their lesson when they assume what it means to be a man in this offbeat coming-of-age short.
Backers: 96
Average Pledge Per Backer: $243

Funded: $23,325 of $22,300
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 9th (30 days)
Project By: New Shoes
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Latest News


February 11th - via:
Thank you all again for your support. Because of you, this Kickstarter was an incredible success! Here's what we're doing next – FOR ACTORS IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA – our casting call is posted on both Actor's Access and Backstage. If any of the... (Read More)


February 9th - via:
Thank you all for making this an incredibly successful campaign! We cannot wait to bring this short film into the world!! We'll keep you posted on the next steps— but in the meantime, time to celebrate!  (Read More)


February 9th - via:
We have just over $1500 to raise before 8:55 AM PT! Now is a great time to upgrade your perk, purchase add ons, and help us cross that finish line STRONG. Thank you all for hit help so far — we're almost done!  (Read More)

LAST 24 HOURS! Let's go!

February 8th - via:
We're 85% of the way there! Share, contribute, claim add-ons, and help us cross the finish line – we have less than 24 hours to go. Remember, we are only able to get the funds & fulfill perks if we reach our goal. Here are some of the special... (Read More)

LESS THAN 48 HOURS LEFT – share our campaign!

February 7th - via:
Thanks to all of you, we're at 78% of our goal. Help us reach by getting the word out in these crucial last two days with these handy dandy social assets! Every share helps; we are totally reliant on word-of-mouth to make this Kickstarter a total... (Read More)

THE LAST 2 DAYS! Discounted high tier perks & more!

February 6th - via:
We are 76% of the way to our goal - and we're offering DISCOUNTED PERKS to celebrate!  Associate producer credits are now $750 (that's $250 off) New Shoes business sponsorships are now $1250 (that's $250 off) Peacock sponsorships are now $6000... (Read More)

3 DAYS LEFT! Happy Birthday Perk + NEW: Script Reading Perk

February 5th - via:
We are 75% of the way to our goal! To help us get there, we've got some exciting new perks to share: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our executive producer, Aparna Brielle! To celebrate, we are offering a $15 VIRTUAL CUPCAKE perk today only. This is available to... (Read More)


February 4th - via:
We have just a few days left of our campaign, and we're pushing closer and closer. To get us there, we're launching a giveaway for all backers, regardless of pledge tier! THREE BACKERS will be announced on FEBRUARY 5, 2023 as the winners of these... (Read More)

OFFICIALLY A 'PROJECT WE LOVE!' + Perk upgrades / free gifts!

February 2nd - via:
 Congratulations! We’ve selected Peacock: A Short Film as a “Project We Love,” which is our way of highlighting brilliant examples of creativity. – Kickstarter HQ If you've backed or shared our campaign at all, celebrate with us: you did... (Read More)

The Final 10 days!!

January 30th - via:
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LOCATION SCOUT: a backer-exclusive experience!

January 24th - via:
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January 24th - via:
Thanks to all of you, we've passed $15,000! Officially, we only have $7,000 left to reach our goal. Help us get there by upgrading your pledge, purchasing add-on bundles, getting a limited perk, or sharing this campaign with your friends! If we... (Read More)

Pop-up perks, Stretch Goals, good news galore!

January 20th - via:
WE'VE PASSED 65% OF OUR CAMPAIGN GOAL! Thank you backer #40 for pushing us so far ahead today! There is only one executive producer perk left. Want to upgrade? Let us know! We're giddy, grateful, and humbled, and we couldn't do it without all of you.... (Read More)

We made CoverFly's top 20 short film scripts!

January 19th - via:
Join us in congratulating writer / director Cory Steele –Peacock made THE RED LIST on CoverFly! We'll see you all tomorrow for a brand new pop-up perk; in the meantime, follow us on twitter, facebook, and instagram.  (Read More)


January 18th - via:
We launched this campaign just one week ago – and if you can believe it, thanks to you, we've passed $10K! We're officially at 48% of our campaign goal. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for reading, sharing, and backing our Kickstarter... (Read More)

THIS WEEK, ON PEACOCK: crew reveals, location scouts, and more!

January 17th - via:
JOIN US ON OUR LOCATION SCOUT!  We're giving backers only an exclusive look at our location scout on MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2023. Become a backer now – and if you know anyone else who might want to join us for the adventure, point them to our... (Read More)

An incredible first week! Here's what's to come...

January 16th - via:
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Huge thanks to our first backers!

January 12th - via:
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