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Crowdfunding To Be Featured In Movie

Crowdfunding will be the centerpiece of a new film to be produced by Rebel Wilson ( https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2313103/?ref_=nv_sr_1). She has acquired the rights to the graphic novel “Crowded” which ” is set in a near future where the world’s economy is … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Comedy Hits Box Office Gold

What’s not funny about the new movie “Super Troopers 2” is that it raised over $4.5 million crowdfunding from 54,000 fans. With financing in Hollywood going to men in tights, the producers had no choice but to turn to the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders Say Men Not Welcome

Although you can donate, if you’re a (cis) male, you’re not welcome to the Man Free (actually named the “Statement”) Music Festival in Sweden. Started by a Swedish female comedian after reports of sexual abuse at other festivals, the Kickstarter … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Legitimized by Silicon Valley

Crowdfunding has been legitimized in Silicon Valley now by Silicon Valley, the HBO series. After losing two rich benefactors and discovering that no VC would touch Richard’s “second internet on cellphones” idea, Jared has come up with the idea of … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Fraud Is Funny

This must be the ultimate FU to crowdfunding donors: 3 guys who crowdfunded more than $70,000 to make a movie, then blew it on luxury goods, trips and women. And filmed it. Actually, that’s the plotline of “It’s All Good” … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Hollywood

Remember the sh*tstorm surrounding Zach Braff’s crowdfunding venture for his film Wish I Was Here? Braff spent as much time defending the fact that he was using donations (as opposed to giving his “investors” some upside) as he did making … Continue reading

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Immortality Beats Equity

If you can’t get equity yet, at least you can get cinematic immortality. Bill Johnson, the producer of such Hollywood films as “I Love You Man,” has a new crowd funding perq that puts your photo on screen at the … Continue reading

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