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Mr. Spock’s Descendants Conquer Crowdfunding

Mr. Spock’s descendants appear to be the king and queen of crowdfunding. His daughter is now raising ” $150,000 to complete production on “COPD: Highly Illogical” — a combination of a tribute to Nimoy and an exploration of chronic obstructive … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding In Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Memory

Actor Ed Norton has created a crowdfunding page in honor of the late great Philip Seymour Hoffman on the CrowdRise website to benefit the Labyrinth Theater Co. in NYC. Per Ed: “Phil helped build NY’s Labyrinth Theater Company from its … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding Plugs Holes For Local Stages

Local theater companies are using crowd funding to plug financing holes that ticket sales and donations don’t cover. Two DC performing arts centers have gone to their local communities, subscriber base and past donors to fund ambitious projects. http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/backstage-rorschach-and-synetic-thrilled-with-kickstarter-campaigns/2013/08/06/17f9a9d8-fec0-11e2-bd97-676ec24f1f3f_story.html?wp_login_redirect=0

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First Crowdfunded Movie Finds Love in Hollywood

Even though the Warner Bros. Studios campaign to crowdfund the movie Veronica Mars made headlines earlier this year with its huge haul, the first old Hollywood hand to successfully crowdfund his film is writer-director Paul Schrader. (See his arm-long list … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding That Angers Canadians

I had to post this unusual article. It’s unusual because (i) it’s by an angry Canadian who (ii) says impolite things about rich Hollywood companies and actors that he believes are abusing the crowdfunding system that is meant for those … Continue reading

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