Pen Pals Forever: An Animated Pilot by Marie Lum

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Marie Lum

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A colorful magical-girl pilot centering around three middle-schoolers who aid their community through the power of friendship!
Backers: 1584
Average Pledge Per Backer: $61

Funded: $96,955 of $147,500
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 22nd (37 days)
Project By: Marie Lum
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Latest News

Update #10: Character Spotlight Videos!

April 20th - via:
Hello everyone again! Here is your update #10, today we're bringing to you character spotlight videos for Linh, Brianna, and Tiffany. Linh: A couple words from Zione Hong about the Deaf artists and writers who came together to build Linh’s... (Read More)

Update #9: 24 Hour Stream Event!

April 20th - via:
Hello backers! Here is your update #9 for our project! We are hosting a 24 hour stream event for the final days of our campaign. Graphic by Amanda Huynh We have such a fun lineup, filled with drawing requests, portfolio reviews, speedrun blocks,... (Read More)

Update #8: Brianna Redesign!!

April 13th - via:
Hello!! We are at update #8 here to show you all Brianna's redesign! So excited to show you these drawings, thank you so much to Lorraine Grate and Breana Navickas for their character design work. So so excited to see these designs! Lorraine Grate:... (Read More)

Update #7: Campaign has been Extended!

April 12th - via:
Hello backers! This is your update #7! We have been graced by KS for a campaign extension by 7 days, which gives us more time to continue to fundraise. Thank you so much! Hooray! We will be continuing to work extra hard during these next 10 days with... (Read More)

Update #6: Limited-Edition DVD tier added!

April 5th - via:
Hello everyone, here is your update #6! We have added a rewards tier and add-on option for a limited-edition DVD release pressing of our pilot. With 10 days left to go, we have added an extra special tier for those who are still lovers of analog... (Read More)

Update #5: Some concept sketches!

April 3rd - via:
Hello supporters! Here is your update #4, coming at you with some fun concept sketches! First of all, thank you so much for getting us to 20% this past week and beyond. We have about 12 days left in our campaign and we want to keep going strong! Here... (Read More)

Update #4: Welcome Kiana Mai on to the team as our director!

March 28th - via:
Hello to all you pen pals and here is our exciting update #4!! Today, we are excited to announce that we are blessed to have Kiana Mai ( coming on to our project as a director. Please give her a warm welcome! Kiana Mai!... (Read More)

Update #3: Draw-together stream!

March 27th - via:
Hi everybody! Here is your update #3! Thanks so much again for all of your support so far. I'm really blown away by how many people believe in the project, and it means the world to me! On March 28 at 6:30 PM PST, we will be hosting a draw-together... (Read More)

Voice Director Reveal! Update #2

March 20th - via:
 Hello everyone! Here is your project update #2 Happy Monday, I hope that you all have your coffee and are excited for another updated about Pen Pals Forever! While we're working super hard on our end to get you the best that you can, here are some... (Read More)

Amazing start, super shiny holographic vinyl stickers!

March 18th - via:
Hello everyone and THANK YOU SO MUCH for all of your support already!  We are only three days into the campaign and we've managed to hit over $10k. This is blowing my mind as I never thought it would be possible for me to be able to do this, but... (Read More)

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