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Worst Crowdfunding Reward: A Hug?

Crowdfunding rewards have run from a cool new high tech product to a DVD of a horror film. But those who 4,765 backers who donated $661,452 to the Kickstarter campaign for the Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For Buggy Whips

Will the crowd support any idea? Like buggy whips, video stores have been relegated to the dustbin of history, and yet, one in Florida is crowdfunding so you can still have access to “Song of the South, Krampus, Life of … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Comes With Tax Issues

Bad news, crowdfunders. Tax professionals are saying that the Internal Revenue Service (and probably your friendly State tax collector) believe that all moneys you receive from crowdfunding is taxable income. Guess what? That DVD reward, it’s considered a “sale” and … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Still A Favorite For Filmmakers

Filmmaker magazine reports on DocNYC and Kickstarter’s presentation that included reasons why a director would want to crowdfund her film, including: making your project real; having to deal with the press; taking control of your narrative; understanding your audience; meeting … 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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