THE KICK LIST: Murder Lake

This will be an often revised feature for where we keep you up to date on ongoing animation projects that are being crowd-sourced by companies like Kickstarter. Welcome to “The Kick List”, a collection of animated projects and animation-related projects that we’ve come across that we think you need to know about.  New animated projects pretty much show up on the docket daily and as such it is tough to grab every single one, but we will do our very best in making sure you are informed. This guide is here to tell you about what’s worth keeping an eye on, and what they are all about. “The Kick List” will list animated projects geared towards our audience and from birth to completion you will know what’s going on with your favorite crowdfunding project. Have one we don’t know about?? Shoot us an email @


Murder Lake 

Funding Amount: $12,000

Funding Date: 

MURDER LAKE is an animated adventure/dark comedy series following damaged Detective Letty Velasquez as she investigates occult crime in an eccentric resort town tormented by an evil, haunted lake.

The Cartoonist

Funding Amount: $75,000

Funding Date: .

The Cartoonist is a 2D animated short film about Peter Keller, an award-winning political cartoonist. After publishing a cartoon mocking a terrorist group, he is targeted for an assassination attempt. He survives the attack but his family does not. Now he must find those responsible for murdering his family.


Funding Date: June 24th

Funding Amount: $16,000

‘Hostile Work Environment’ – the acclaimed audio-dramedy comes to life with this animated pilot!

Check out a list of the successfully funded Kickstarter projects by clicking Page 2 below…