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Mixed Signals: Animated Short Film

A project in Halifax, Canada by Thomas John van Kampen
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A little robot finds out on its first day of school that it's very different from all the other kids.
Backers: 60
Average Pledge Per Backer: $117 CAD

Funded: $6,996 CAD of $8,000 CAD
Dates: Jun 13th -> Jul 13th (30 days)
Project By: Thomas John van Kampen
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Latest News

The future of Mixed Signals (message to Backers)

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Mixed Signals Backers! Let me start this by saying one last thank you to everybody who has supported the project on Kickstarter. I'm so touched that you have all expressed such enthusiasm for the idea and I hope I continue to earn your support as... (Read More)

Mixed Signals WIP trailer

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 There's only 3 days left to donate to the #MixedSignalsMovie on Kickstarter. Here's everything your donation would be going towards. Spread... (Read More)

4 Days Left of the Mixed Signals Animated Film Kickstarter!

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 4 days left of the Mixed Signals Kickstarter, Gang! It's not over yet! Spread the word!  (Read More)

5 Days Left!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey gang! only 5 days left for the Mixed Signals Kickstarter campaign! Spread the word!  (Read More)

6 DAYS LEFT of the Mixed Signals campaign!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 There are 6 days left to donate to the Mixed Signals animated movie Kickstarter Campaign, folks! Spread the word and help us reach our goal!... (Read More)

Thank you for the support!

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hey gang! Nothing too special in this Mixed Signals vid. Just wanted to say thank you to all the amazing support the project has gotten... (Read More)

8 DAYS LEFT!! Spread the word!!

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

9 DAYS LEFT on MIXED SIGNALS

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 9 DAYS LEFT of the Mixed Signals Kickstarter, all! Spread the word while you can and consider donating if you haven't yet!... (Read More)

10 DAYS LEFT to meet our goal!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey gang! Thanks so much again to everyone who has backed the project thus far! We only have 10 days left of the campaign so please spread the word as much as you can! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight #5: Rowan Campbell, Assistant Animator!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Rowan self caricature One of Rowan's art pieces Another of Rowan's art pieces Another of Rowan's art pieces Hi all! Time for yet another Mixed Signals artist spotlight! This one goes out to my OTHER assistant animator, Rowan Campbell! Many outsiders... (Read More)

Mixed Signals Concept Art from 2019

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Guess what? Another Mixed Signals Post. These images are from 2019. The year after I moved to Halifax. I've been sitting on this idea for a movie for 3 years and have been trying on and off again throughout that time to make it happen. It makes me so... (Read More)

The "Puppets" in Mixed Signals

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hey everyone! Thought this might be interesting. a break down of how the builds in Mixed Signals work! This is a bit more of an informative... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight#4: Phillip A. Watson, Assistant Animator!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Photo of Phillip Watson Hi Everyone! Time for another Mixed Signals Artist Spotlight! This one is dedicated to one of my assistant animators for the film, Phillip A. Watson (known on the internet as PAWdrawsart). I met Phil through a series of... (Read More)

15 days left! Half way through!!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
there are only 15 days left for the #MixedSignalsMovie kickstarter! please keep spreading the word!  (Read More)

How Mixed Signals Uses Colour

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
All 2d backgrounds by Lucy Little. Find her on instagram @guiguitheghoul One of my favorite things about how Mixed Signals tells its story is the way it uses colour throughout. Not just the different colours of the wavelength transmissions, but also... (Read More)

We just hit 30 backers!!!

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hey everybody! the Mixed Signals animated movie has just hit 30 backers on Kickstarter! I'm so honored by the people out there that wanna... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight #3: Vinson Chan, 3D Animator!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hello all! It's time for another Mixed Signals artist spotlight! This one goes out to a close friend of mine and a very talented film maker... (Read More)

Artist Spotlight #3: Vinson Chan, 3D Animator!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hello all! It's time for another Mixed Signals artist spotlight! This one goes out to a close friend of mine and a very talented film maker... (Read More)

Mixed Signals is 25% funded! let's keep going!!

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Mixed Signals is 25% funded on Kickstarter! Help us reach our goal! Keep spreading the word! *note: this clip represents just one of multiple animation styles used in the film and does not represent what the whole film will look like or be about*... (Read More)

20% funded! 20 days left!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! We are now at $1600 of our $8000 goal! That means we're at 20% funded and with 20 days left to go! I'm once again very grateful for the support I've received thus far and hope I continue to earn more. It's not over yet! Help us reach... (Read More)

MIXED SIGNALS ARTIST SPOTLIGHT #2: Lucy Little, Backgrounds Artist!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Time for another Mixed Signals spotlight, folks! This one is dedicated to Lucy Little, otherwise known as Guiguitheghoul on the internet. I met Lucy when she was running a booth in the artist alley at DCAF (Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival). She's the... (Read More)

Week 1 is over: Thank you new backers!!! and happy Father's day!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone and happy Father's day! It's been a week since I announced the Mixed Signals project and I cannot overstate my gratitude to everyone who has made a contribution! Thank you so much! And thank you especially to my father, Dave van Kampen,... (Read More)

THE INSPIRATION FOR MIXED SIGNALS

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

'Mixed Signals' Artist Spotlight: Beth Morton

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! It's time for -- you guessed it -- another promotion of the Mixed Signals Kickstarter campaign. But this time I thought I'd spread the love and brag about the wonderful crew I've assembled thus far for the project, starting with the very... (Read More)

Day 3 of Mixed Signals: Incredible Momentum!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarter Backers! It is now Day 3 of the Mixed Signals Kickstarter and I couldn't be happier with the progress we have made! as of the typing of this update we have raised $1331 dollars!!!! That's 17% of our goal in just 2 days! Thank you so... (Read More)

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