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Kickstarter Going To Sundance

Kickstarter, that crowdfunded in part Charlie Kaufman’s Oscar-nominated animated feature film Anomalisa, will have a Green Room at the Sundance Film Festival starting January 21. http://www.indiewire.com/article/exclusive-kickstarter-announces-sundance-film-festival-panels-events-and-special-office-hours-20160114

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Which Crowdfunding Portal?

Happy Thanksgiving! Noting the difference in crowdfunding portal rules, Animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman cancel their Kickstarter campaign to move it to Indiegogo for flexible funding. That way they can keep what they raise even if they don’t hit … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Film Wins Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

Crowdfunded stop motion animated film “Anomalisa” written by Charlie Kaufman won the Jury Grand Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Variety reports that in “Anomalisa,” an inspirational speaker in crisis checks into a fictional Cincinnati hotel called Al Fregoli and … Continue reading

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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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Filmmaker Doesn’t “Want to Deal With Hollywood”

Hollywood is now taking note of crowd funded films. The gossip website Deadline.com reported that the Charlie Kaufman stop motion film “Anomalisa” raised a record $406,237 for its production in 60 days on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. “We want to … Continue reading

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