Beverly Bunny and the Misdirected Mystery

A project in New York, NY by Jacob Kafka

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A feature length independent animated detective comedy
Backers: 580
Average Pledge Per Backer: $108

Funded: $62,755 of $60,000
Dates: Apr 24th -> May 24th (31 days)
Project By: Jacob Kafka
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Latest News

Hey, we made it!!!

May 23rd - via:
Dear backers, Thanks to each and every one of you, "Beverly Bunny" has reached over our goal of $60,000 with 26 hours left!!! We are so deeply grateful for your support, let’s celebrate together!!! There’s still time to support the project! $60K... (Read More)


May 23rd - via:
Wow wow wow!!! THANK YOU! We woke up to “Beverly Bunny” being 96% funded by over 500 backers, with 32 hours left on the clock!!! We are on the edge of our seats!!!  The sooner we get to 100%, the better! In Kickstarter campaigns, there have been... (Read More)

THANK YOU for $50K!!!

May 22nd - via:
52 HOURS LEFT, we've passed the $50K mark and we are 84% funded!!! Almost there!!!As a celebration and a final push, we are highlighting Jacob's career as a indie director and developer! One of the unique things about "Beverly Bunny" is that Jacob is... (Read More)


May 21st - via:
72 HOURS LEFT and we're 82% funded from 428 generous backers!! Wow! Thank you all so much! Keep spreading the word, we still need another $10,000! Help us get past the finish line! We are feeling such a range of emotions, from Walrus to Tortoise!!!... (Read More)


May 20th - via:
ONLY 99 HOURS LEFT, and we are releasing a BRAND NEW T-SHIRT REWARD!!! This blue shirt features the iconic Harriet Halibut line (voiced by the wonderful Joy Ofodu): "It's pronounced 'Halibut'!" See it for yourself in this teaser we released last... (Read More)


May 20th - via:
Final push, only 105 HOURS LEFT TO PLEDGE! The campaign ends this Friday at 6PM! THANK YOU for the outpouring of support over the weekend, "Beverly Bunny" is now 72% funded!!! Every pledge brings us closer to our final goal of $60,000, let's get to... (Read More)

ONE WEEK left!!!

May 17th - via:
300 backers!! Thank you all so much for all your support! We've only gotten this far because of all of YOU! But ONE WEEK LEFT and we still need to raise another $25,892 or we get none of what we raised so far! It's time to really kick this into high... (Read More)

It's Indie Animation Day!

May 16th - via:
In social media land, today is Indie Animation Day! Please post, story, tweet, and share THIS ADORABLE IMAGE, along with the link to our Kickstarter: and tag #indieanimationday to let... (Read More)

Introducing Add-ons!

May 15th - via:
Dear backers,Time is running out, but we still have 9 days to go and we are working hard every day to release new content and promote the Kickstarter! If you missed it, we've released a NEW TEASER as well as the PROCESS VIDEO for the new teaser,... (Read More)

10 DAYS LEFT!! NEW teaser clip AND article!!!

May 14th - via:
Hot off the press! We are excited to release a brand new teaser clip for "Beverly Bunny and the Misdirected Mystery"!!!  In this clip, Beverly, Puffin, and Cat meet a mysterious stranger from the waters... what is it all about?! Check it out here:... (Read More)


May 13th - via:
Thanks Kickstarter for featuring Beverly Bunny as a "Project We Love"!! 11 days left!!!Drumroll please! Rounding up the rest of the suspects - we are introducing the remaining voice actors in "Beverly Bunny"! Every character has a unique voice and... (Read More)

Happy Mother's Day!

May 12th - via:
One of my early bunny drawings, circa mid 1990sHappy mother's day! Here are some pics my mom sent me of the bunnies in her yard: Only 12 days left in the Kickstarter to keep my bunny movie in production! We are now at $30,764 - more than halfway, but... (Read More)

WHOA! $30K and a NEW REWARD!!!

May 10th - via:
Dear backers,Thanks to you, "Beverly Bunny" is now half funded! We moved past the $30K mark! Wow wow wow! Let's celebrate a little: We've got to hold on to what we've gotCause it doesn't make a difference if we make it or notWe've got each other and... (Read More)

Casting YOU or YOUR PET in our film!

May 9th - via:
Wow, we can't believe we are already HALFWAY through our 30-day campaign. We are just a little bit short of being halfway funded, can you help us make it there to $30K today? Thank you!!! Have you ever wanted to be IN a movie? Today, we are... (Read More)

The Origin Story

May 8th - via:
Hi! I thought today I'd share a little about why I'm making this movie. I started writing it in 2020 - burnt out from isolation and a job animating political satire, I just felt a need to draw something happy and comforting. The writing process Why a... (Read More)

Help us get halfway!!

May 6th - via:
Dear Backers, THANK YOU SO MUCH for all of your support so far! We love you! In just 3 days, we will be halfway through the Kickstarter campaign's 30 day duration, and we're crossing our fingers that we will be halfway there with the funding as well.... (Read More)


May 4th - via:
Star Wars was a huge inspiration to me as a kid! Back in the early days of internet video in the 00s, I got started in filmmaking & animation by making Star Wars fanfilms. You can find some of those embarrassing early works if you dig into my... (Read More)

A third of the way - 3 weeks left!

May 3rd - via:
🐰 We are a third of the way through the Beverly Bunny Kickstarter campaign, and a third of the way to our goal! I am amazed and so grateful, but we still have a long way to go and need YOUR help to reach more people! Remember Kickstarter is... (Read More)


May 2nd - via:
Happy Thursday, everyone! We have added an exciting NEW REWARD for you - the WeirdHat hat! Can you help us reach $24K over the weekend??? That would keep us on track to reach our final goal of $60K in the next 3 weeks! Why WeirdHat? I was 10 years... (Read More)

Meet the Cast!

May 1st - via:
Dear Backers, Thank you for all of your support so far, and if you are new to the updates, welcome! Today we'd like to introduce you to the voices you heard in the "Beverly Bunny" trailer! (These are only some of the voices in the film though - more... (Read More)

Happy birthday producer Wendy!

April 29th - via:
After an exciting first few days, we're up to 20% of our goal, from 151 backers. Thank you all! A great start, but not great enough to get complacent! Remember Kickstarter is all-or-nothing so if we don't reach $60,000, we won't get any! At the... (Read More)

Thank you for an amazing start!

April 25th - via:
Dear backers,  Thank you for an amazing first day! Within 24 hours, we raised $9578 from 108 backers. We couldn't have imagined a better start to the campaign, and we are beyond grateful for your support! Please help us spread the word and reach our... (Read More)

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