Tag Archives: Academy Awards

Crowdfunded Short Film Wins Oscar

Congratulations to the crowdfunded winner of the Academy Award for the best short narrative film “The Silent Child.” The film raised £12,685 on Indiegogo and was 113% funded on October 24, 2016. The film follows a profoundly deaf child and … Continue reading

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The Shame of Crowdfunding

As noted previously, the crowd funding phenomena has created a new class of consultants who, according to a WSJ article, get 5% to 13% of the net take and have earned  $20-30,000 per year. These professionals create buzz about their … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding and Hillary

When you think of strange bedfellows at the Oscars, you’re probably thinking of some May-December hookup at the after party. But, the combination of crowd funding and the US State Department may be the strangest of all. The short film … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm?

It may sound cliche, but anyone who thinks that crowd funding is just a flash in the pan should look at the new 2012 Kickstarter stats.   http://www.kickstarter.com/year/2012?utm_campaign=Jan082013&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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Crowd Funding For Film Stats

Crowd funding for film appears to be here to stay. Kickstarter announced these film and video statistics for the period April 28, 2009 — January 1, 2012: Total pledged: $102.7 million; Total collected: $85.7 million; Total backers: 891,979 and Funded … Continue reading

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