A project in New York, NY by Studio Heartbreak

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An animated thriller about the romantic tension between a seafood chef and a siren, set in a dark fantasy Philippines.
Backers: 7620
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $409,747 of $60,000
Dates: May 9th -> Jun 23rd (45 days)
Project By: Studio Heartbreak
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Latest News

$333k!!! Dub vote is now OPEN for 72 hours!

June 17th - via:
WE HIT IT!! With just under one week left, you guys pulled through and help us hit our second last stretch goal. Thank you thank you thank you for the immense love and support! 🦐 You have 72 hours to vote on our next dub! We've opened a Google... (Read More)

Fully funded... Thank you for loving our gay fish girls 💕

June 8th - via:
You guys are absolutely crazy. In less than 2 hours, our silly little indie animation was fully funded. Now, exactly 30 days later, we’re sitting at over $300k with over 5,500 backers. From the bottom of our hearts: thank you. With your support, we... (Read More)

Studio Heartbreak's The Lovers, An Animated Short Film Project

May 10th - via:
“The Lovers” debuts as Studio Heartbreak’s first short film. The studio teased a clip of their film in early January 2023 on twitter, releasing a full trailer and Kickstarter on May 9th 2023. The story follows a reluctant chef, Sara Lin Baylon, as she returns home to her late father’s restaurant struggling to fill his shoes. (Read More)

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