Indie on KissKissBankBank

KissKissBankBank is committed alongside musicians, authors, film or documentary directors, directors, photographers, video game creators, actors, dancers, youtubers ... who self-produce or self-publish. In 2020, we have already supported 660 creators. These creators were supported by almost 54,198 citizens.

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Music, cinema, publishing, theater ... one thing in common: self-production

When KissKissBankBank was created in 2009, Vincent Ricordeau, Ombline le Lasseur and Adrien Aumont had given themselves a mission: to support cultural creation. How? By allowing everyone to stand in solidarity with young creators thanks to crowdfunding. They thought first and foremost of cinema and music, their original sectors. The support quickly went beyond cultural circles to open up to solidarity and entrepreneurial projects: a success thanks to the strength of the collective.

We do not forget our initial mission, however. Cultural creation remains today a commitment which is particularly close to our team's heart. On a daily basis we support the projects of creators or artists who turn to self-production or self-publishing. Our objective ? Lead you to the success of your crowdfunding campaigns and above all, to the realization of your cultural projects in complete independence!

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Culture: self-produced projects from all sectors

By choice or by difficulty finding producers or publishers, more and more creators, artists and authors self-publish or self-produce. For 11 years, our team has supported project leaders from all cultural universes and allows them to meet new audiences. Thousands of projects have already seen the light of day.

Citizens committed in Indie break records

Since the launch of the platform, community members have shown how the power of the crowd can defend indie. Among the biggest records of the platform, we find cultural self-production projects like ...

Les aventures du Pyro-Barbare by Bob Lenon

Les aventures du Pyro-Barbare is a book of which you are the hero, developed by the youtuber Bob Lenon. In this book, you are the central character, of which you will make the choices and choose the destiny! Ready to venture into La Forteresse du Chaudron Noir ?

Biggest record of the platform for Bob Lennon with 1,83 millions collected from more than 25 300 fans.

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Demain, le film by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent

In 2012, Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion came across a study that announced the possible disappearance of part of humanity by 2100. Three years later, they embarked on the documentary “Demain, le film”. A film that sets out to discover positive and concrete initiatives for ecology in ten countries. This documentary, a great success with the general public, won the César for best documentary in 2016.

The film crew collected € 444,390 from 10,266 citizens engaged for more ecology.

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J'irai mourir dans les Carpates by Antoine de Maximy

After J'irai dormir chez vous, Antoine de Maximy came back with J’irai mourir dans les Carpates, a fiction for cinema inspired by its program. The story begins with a common car accident on the mountainous Carpathian road. The car was swept away by a river and the body of the globetrotter, Antoine de Maximy, was not found ...

€ 256,171 was collected from 6,730 backers to allow this fiction to see the light of day.

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Calls for projects to support indie

To provide ever more support to independent creators, we imagine each year contests and calls for projects in collaboration with our committed partners. Together, we want to give all the keys to success to these independent cultural projects! Discover three calls for projects launched on KissKissBankBank.

Video games : “La Game Cup”, 1st French Cup of independent creation

To propel independent video game creators, we imagined La Game Cup with Jeux Vidéo Magazine and La Banque Postale. What is La Game Cup exactly? A competition that allows self-produced creators to finance their new video game. As a result, up to € 25,000 to be won, donated to their KissKissBankBank campaign and numerous prizes offered by the operation's partners.

Applications are closed for this year and the final will take place in the fall: can't wait!


Podcast : “The podcast creator session”, a competition for creators of audio content

In the summer of 2019, KissKissBankBank joined forces with Majelan, a podcast smartphone app, to create the Podcast Creator session. At stake ? Advice on how to fine-tune the format or writing of your spoken audio and how to record your podcast in Majelan studios.

4 projects supported by Majelan

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Music : the program “Mise en œuvre(s)” by Sacem to support clip creation

On KissKissbankBankBank, Sacem supports musicians who are launching a campaign. The objective of the “Mise en œuvre(s)” program? Support video clips and support ambitious audiovisual writing by donating, up to € 1,000, the campaign of selected projects.

Already more than 45 projects supported since the launch of the program.


Our partners who support indie culture

La Banque Postale

A question about the functioning of the platform? A project idea? Our team responds to you: