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Blockchain Could Change Movie Industry

The movie industry has been in constant flux since the mid-1950’s with the break up of the big studios’ stranglehold on distribution and exhibition. Now comes the blockchain which threatens the studios power even more. A small startup, BitMovio, is … Continue reading

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Seed&Spark Announce Crowdfunding Rallies For 2018

Seed&Spark, the crowdfunding web portal for filmmakers has announced a number of “crowdfunding rallies” for 2018 that will provide producers with the opportunity to obtain donations, loans, grants and other types of support. These “rallies” feature such well-known actor-producers as … Continue reading

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Craft Brewers Crowdfund To Buy Anheuser Busch

For years the craft brewers in the US have been battling Anheuser Busch. And AB has been fighting back, sometimes on the edges of the law, like when they told their distributors not to carry craft beers. Now, the craft … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders In A Bankruptcy: Go To The Back Of The Line

Everyone knows that startup financing is risky, especially crowdfunding. Although Kickstarter is requiring companies to show a prototype, the risk of design, production and delivery is still high and many companies fail. What you should know is that when your … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Artificially Intelligent Screenplay

The next profession to be replaced by computers may be screenwriting. Greenlight Essentials claims that it used Artificial Intelligence to “to evaluate and suggest plot twists and deviations, suggest which type of actors and actresses would make the movie more … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Badly Planned Can Look Like Fraud

In a recent round table, scientists discussed why robot crowdfunding campaigns fail. Some reasons were: unpredictability with components and timeframes;  new unpredicted constraints that occur after funding; lack of substantial planning before funding; and failure to plan for over subscriptions … Continue reading

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Kodak Teams With Kickstarter to Kick Start Dying Film Biz

In an effort to keep its dying film stock business alive, Kodak has teamed with Kickstarter to provide film makers with free film stock based on the amount of money raised on the web portal for their picture. A director … Continue reading

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Film Crowdfunding Seminar

On May 10th at the IFP Media Center in NYC Indiegogo’s Head Film Campaign Strategist John T. Trigonis will lecture on crowdfunding campaign preparation, strategy and post-campaign distribution opportunities for film makers. http://nymediacenter.com/events/event/?id=B64A550A-7DE0-4F99-B1C712C6EDD42F02&slugid=indiegogo-presents-12-things-crowdfunding-filmmakers-need-for-a-successful-campaign

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Ugandan Tarantino Crowdfunds His $200 Movies

“We used to fill them with real animal blood, but actors got sick with a disease passed on from cows.” Just another day with the Ugandan Quentin Tarantino who crowdfunded $15,000 on Kickstarter to buy cars to blow up. Isaac … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Moving Up Film Crowdfunding

The Sundance Film Festival saw another raft of crowdfunded films. Most came from Kickstarter (18), but Indiegogo is now in the race (with 3). Indiegogo said that film funding jumped 123% last year, while Kickstarter’s film business dropped 2%. Don … Continue reading

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