Branded Arts Documentary

A chronicle of Branded Art's Culver City complex.
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Nicholas Albert
Film
Los Angeles, California
United States
4 Team Members

Hi everyone,

We are filmmakers who believe in the transformative power of art and the importance of arts education.

We’ve been working with street art curator Warren Brand for the past year, chronicling the evolution of the Branded Arts complex in Culver City.  With the participation of countless renowned artists from around the world, including Dabs Myla, Herakut, David Flores, Yoskay Yamamoto, Miss Van, Steven Daily, Shark Toof, Bumblebee, Meggs, Gaia, Surge, Cyrcle, Rime, and countless others, the complex has transformed from an anonymous, empty lot to one of the largest collections of murals in the world.

As with all street art, we knew these walls were only temporary.  When the complex is demolished later this year, many of the pieces will be gone, but their legacy will live on through this film.  We feel that this process is too important to simply become a distant memory, and are putting our footage together with the goal of creating a film about Warren and his work.   This film will allow future generations around the world to appreciate the extraordinary amount of blood, sweat and paint that went into this incredible collection of murals.

From commuters riding the nearby Metro or driving down Washington Blvd., to students who pass the complex everyday on their way to school, these walls have been not only a welcome beautification of a neighborhood, but an inspiration to an entire community as well.  As we’ve seen, the Branded Arts complex has provided a successful model for neighborhood development that can provide a strong example to greater Los Angeles and a case study for the positive impact of street art on local communities around the nation.

We’ve done a lot of the heavy lifting already, but need your help to fund the film’s completion.  Your contribution will insure that the Culver City Branded Arts complex is memorialized properly and given the treatment it deserves as a piece of Los Angeles’ rich street art history.

We truly appreciate your contributions, and every little bit helps.  No donation is too small!  Even if you can’t afford to donate, please spread the word in support of our cause.

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  • $10USD
    Friend of the Project

    We will physically yell thank you when we seen you've contributed.

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    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $15USD
    Shout out on Twitter

    Warren will tweet a huge thank you on Twitter, viewed by art enthusiasts everywhere!

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  • $25USD
    Friend of the Project

    You will get a special shout out on Twitter and Facebook, and we will physically yell thank you when we seen you've contributed. Warren will also tweet a huge thank you on the internets and Twitter, viewed by art enthusiasts everywhere!

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  • $50USD
    DVD or Blu-Ray of the Film

    We will send you a DVD or Blu-Ray of the Film with a special thank you from it's makers.

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    Estimated delivery: January 2014
  • $75USD
    Branded Arts T-Shirt

    A Branded Arts T-Shirt, don't forget to tell us your size!

    2 claimed

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  • $100USD
    Exclusive Branded Arts Hat

    Custom embroidered "ART" applique on frontside, Branded Arts logo on the backside. Colors include: Black and Dodger Blue.

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  • $150USD
    Print of Mural Project

    8x12" Photo of one of the Branded Arts Mural Projects. With a personal note from Warren on the back.

    1 out of 10 claimed

    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $250USD
    Photograph Collection

    A 8 x12 Photo Collection of the Culver City Mural Projects (10 total) in a special album.

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    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $350USD
    Signed Spray Can

    A Spray Can used in one of the mural projects signed by a participating artist at the Culver City Complex and an IndieGoGo Producer Credit on the end credits of the film.

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    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $450USD
    Custom Vans sneakers

    One of a kind, custom painted and designed by a participating Branded Arts Artist, and a truly unique shoe. Make sure to tell us your size! Delivery before the holidays!

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    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $500USD
    Art Tour with Warren

    Meet up with Warren Brand, founder of Branded Arts. Warren will lead you on a guided tour, discovering hidden street art gems in the Culver City Art District. Lunch is included!!!

    1 out of 5 claimed

    Estimated delivery: January 2014
  • $650USD
    Custom Nike Dunk Low-Tops

    One of a kind custom painted and designed by a participating Branded Arts Artist. Tell us your size! Delivery before the holidays!!

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    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $750USD
    Custom Nike Dunk High-Tops

    One of a kind, custom painted and designed by a participating Branded Arts Artist. The ultimate one of a kind kicks. Tell us your size. Delivery before the holidays!!

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    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $1,000USD
    Custom Painted Skate Deck

    One of a kind, custom skateboard deck painted and designed by a participating Branded Arts Artist.

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    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $1,500USD
    Actual Piece of Culver Mural

    We will excavate an actual concrete piece of one of the mural projects and present it to you once the demolition occurs. ****Los Angeles Pick Up Only****

    0 out of 3 claimed

    Estimated delivery: October 2013
  • $5,000USD
    Executive Producer Credit

    You will receive an Executive Producer credit on the opening title credits of the film and invitation to special advanced screening of the film.

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