How Tongal Works
Scroll down for a guided tour
through a completed LEGO project
How Tongal Works
Scroll down for a guided tour
through a completed LEGO project
Businesses
Community
1. Businesses like LEGO
post projects to Tongal
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Example Tongal Idea submission
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2. Tongal community goes
to work generating ideas
Review the creative brief, browse project assets and deliverables or thumb through and ask questions in the support forum.
Awarded Ideas Hey Reginer's idea for a Lego project
Blue check Jason Balas' idea for a Lego project
3. Winning ideas are chosen
Businesses and judges select the ideas they want to see come to life and the creatives that submitted those ideas get paid.
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Mindfruit Studio's idea for a Lego project Benjamin B's idea for a Lego project April Vickers' idea for a Lego project
4. Directors pitch
on winning ideas
Filmakers select one of the winning ideas and submit their vision. Storyboards, location pics, talent, scripts and more — whatever you deem necessary to translate your vision.
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Lego videos
Erik Beck and Justin Johnson talk about the
direction for 5000 Legos, Unlimited Inspiration
5. Businesses review and
select pitch winners
Winning pitches are awarded guaranteed production dollars for their finished videos.
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Awarded Pitches Extraneous Noise's pitch for a Lego project
Indie Machines' pitch for a Lego project
Blue check
Jeff and Noah's pitch for a Lego project
6. Aim & Shoot
Pitch winners go into production and submit their finished films. Additionally, anyone who wants to submit a video can create a wildcard.
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3 Unique Builders Filming a video with a camera and sound equipment
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7. Businesses select winning
videos and distribute
Businesses select the winning video, determine the final ranking and distribute through their preferred digital or broadcast media outlets.
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8. Tongal members get paid
The winning filmaker and the top finalists get paid and their winning submissions are displayed and distributed.
1
Our Tradition video by Mean Low
1st Prize
Our Tradition
Mean Low
$19,000
Blue check
2
500 Legos, unlimited Inspiration video by Indie Machines
2nd Prize
5000 Legos, unlimited Inspiration
Indie Machines
$10,450
3
Our Stories video by Jeff and Noah
3rd Prize
Our Stories
Jeff & Noah
$5,700
4
Notes from the Lego Tub by Sam Lawlace
4th Prize
Notes from the Lego Tub
Sam Lawlace
$4,000
And that's how it's done.
Now, let's get creative.
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