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Amanda F***g Palmer Crowdfunding Documentary

One of the issues that the SEC’s proposed crowdfunding regulations address is “use of proceeds.” The disclosure document to potential investors is supposed to state with some specificity what the issuer plans to do with the money it raises. Rewards-based … Continue reading

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Veronica Mars’ Crowdfunding Legacy

The biggest crowdfunded movie,Veronica Mars, opens in theaters today. Although the crowdfunding process for Veronica Mars was a way for Warner Bros to use other people’s money and not have to provide a return, that project has paved the way … Continue reading

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Will Pirates Aid Crowdfunders ?

Will movie pirates pay to see the sequel? That’s the question a couple of film makers are asking in their new crowd funding campaign. Director Richard Schenkman and producer Eric D. Wilkinson discovered that their 2007 film “The Man From … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Makes Cannes Fun!

At least for Zach Braff. Of the 3,340 new film projects at Cannes this month, one stood out as having more than half of its budget consisting of “free” or non-recoupable funding – Zach Braff’s “I Wish I Was Here,” … Continue reading

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Studio Cops to Kickstarter Campaign

Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara apparently acknowledged that it was the studio, not an independent producer, who orchestrated the Kickstarter campaign for the Veronica Mars movie. The CEO’s strategy is to ┬ábalance the maintenance of profits from traditional sources while … Continue reading

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