The Alice: Otherlands
crowdfunding campaign successfully jabberwocky'd off with $222,377. The Kickstarter by game designer American McGee sought to purchase the film rights to the Alice games
, which are owned by Collision Entertainment.
"The funding will allow us to create a series of animated short films, pursue larger animated series possibilities, begin development work on a feature film and access larger funding options for a possible feature film production in the future," said McGee in a Kickstarter update
McGee's course correction to use the more popular Alice series for Kickstarter came after an unsuccessful (and eventually canceled) attempt to crowdfund OZombie,
a darker vision of L. Frank Baum's OZ
. That project concluded with $141,513 raised by 2,607 backers of a $950,00 goal.