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Film Crowdfunding For a Pre-Release Window

Film crowdfunding is about to change in order to finance larger budget pictures. In addition to getting movie “swag” from the producers, the idea is to provide donors with a “fan window,” a right to see the movie before the … Continue reading

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Documentary Filmmakers Discuss Crowdfunding Success

The “Do I Sound Gay” documentary filmmaker and two others on the DOC NYC panel gave hints on their successful crowdfunding campaign, including: if you’re not charismatic, stay off-camera, limited time offers help fuel the “middle” of the campaign when … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton Endorses Crowd Funding for Film

Variety reports that “Speaking at an MPAA, Microsoft and Time event called the Creativity Conference Friday, former President Bill Clinton talked up crowdfunding as a potentially important avenue for filmmakers and others to “make more messages that we want to … Continue reading

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Will Crowdfunding Usurp the Studios?

The Hollywood trade newspaper Variety has a lead article today asking “Will Crowdfunding Usurp the Studio Biz-Where’s There’s a Niche There’s a Pitch as Auds Pay to Create Content.” Although the films described are small by Hollywood standards, the article … Continue reading

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