Wittgenstein's Poker 🔱 Animated Short Film

A project in London, UK by Christian De Vita

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The story of a 10-minute argument between two great philosophers. Featuring the voices of Richard E. Grant and Brian Cox.
Backers: 328
Average Pledge Per Backer: £120

Funded: £39,512 of £30,000
Dates: May 1st -> May 31st (30 days)
Project By: Christian De Vita
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Latest News

New Reward Added! Signed author copies of Wittgenstein's Poker, the book that started it all...

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We have added a brand new reward—copies of Wittgenstein's Poker, the best-selling book signed by its authors David Edmonds and John Eidinow. This book was used as source material for our short film, and the authors were not only kind... (Read More)

Week 3 recap - WE DID IT!

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Kickstarter Backers,We’re writing this letter with a heart full of thanks to you, the believers of Wittgenstein’s Poker. Together, we've blasted past our goal of £30k. You’re legends and we thank you.To our dear friends, beloved family,... (Read More)

Week 2 Recap: 87% in 10 Days: Onwards to 100%

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Wonderful Backers,Well, well, well. What a week it's been. We're only 10 days deep into this campaign, and would you believe it? We're already 87% of the way to our goal! Wittgenstein once said that sometimes, silence speaks louder than words.... (Read More)

Week 1 Recap: Pledges, Progress, and Profound Appreciation

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers and Believers,What an incredible week it has been!In just 5 days since we sparked this Kickstarter campaign, we are already burning brightly towards our goal. That’s all thanks to you, our fearless backers, fanning the flames and... (Read More)

‘Wittgenstein’s Poker’ Kickstarter Launched

May 3rd - via: awn.com
A Kickstarter campaign just launched for a new animated short film, Wittgenstein’s Poker, which tells the tale of a real-life encounter between two of the 20th century's greatest philosophers, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Karl Popper. The story of their notorious dispute, known as the Cambridge Poker Incident, which culminated in one of them allegedly threatening the other with a red-hot fire poker, is set to be brought to life in hand-drawn 2D animation. (Read More)

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