wonderful little missives like this that sometimes pop into my mailbox:
Sci-fi Web-Series needs CGI-Artists
Hi, together with douzens of volunteers from all over the world we are creating the space science fiction web-series
shitty-shit-shit-shit. .....It would be great if you would consider bringing in your talent to create a piece in this science fiction journey
And if you cannot contribute your time and talent, maybe you know someone who could help.
Unfortunately we are still a NO-BUDGET/FAN Production, so we cannot pay you, but everybody contributing will be credited and should we be lucky enough to turn a profit or if our crowdfunding starts to work it will be shared in appropriately.
Thanks for your time and consideration
Creator / Producer
to which, i reply:
so, you're getting paid, but you still want people to contribute for free.
you have won awards and that must be grand, and, lookie here, you even