Monthly Archives: August 2019

Crowdfunding Fail Leads To Lucky Break

There’s a lot of luck involved in getting a film financed. How about trying to finance a movie about a priest who turns into a dinosaur? Hollywood studios? No way. Then, use the old fallback – crowdfunding. But producer Brendan … Continue reading

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Fans Crowdfund Times Square Billboard

Super fans of The OA on Netflix were disappointed that the show was cancelled after its second season. (There are rumors that Netflix cancellations have some ulterior motivations – a topic for another day). So, one fan opened a GoFundMe … Continue reading

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Movies and Money: Hollywood Stock Exchange

What’s better than movies and money? It’s the putting them together as a game. That’s what the Hollywood Stock Exchange has been doing for years. You can bet (with play money for now) on the opening weekend of the movies … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For Lost Cause

A new crowdfunding campaign has been set up by the city of Bloomfield, New Mexico, to pay for its stubbornness and unconstitutional act. The City, allegedly for overt religious reasons, installed the Ten Commandments outside a local municipal building. When … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding As A Cover For Corporate Cannabis Interests?

If you think the cannabis laws in the U.S. are convoluted, the laws in the United Kingdom seem byzantine by comparison. Medical cannabis is somewhat legal there although it’s not apparently recognized by the government as safe and effective. If … Continue reading

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Film Funding In Brazil Facing Censorship

Government funding of films and television are coming under government scrutiny in Brazil. Censorship is on the horizon as newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro criticized funding for an LGBTQI program on one of his YouTube talks. In addition, producers applying … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For Change

Crowdfunding real estate projects that make a small change to make lives better is what Small Change is all about. The crowdfunding platform uses its Small Change Index (below) that rates real estate crowdfunding project on such data points as … Continue reading

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