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Crowdfunded Film About Crowdfunding

The documentary film “Kickstarted” that was crowdfunded and is about crowdfunding on Kickstarter is now playing on Vimeo. After raising $87,000 for production costs, the filmmakers followed “a musician, a filmmaker and a pair of inventors as they pursue their … Continue reading

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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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Crowdfunded Film Wins Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

Crowdfunded stop motion animated film “Anomalisa” written by Charlie Kaufman won the Jury Grand Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Variety reports that in “Anomalisa,” an inspirational speaker in crisis checks into a fictional Cincinnati hotel called Al Fregoli and … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders At Sundance

Film crowdfunders who want to mingle with the great and powerful might be interested in Indiegogo’s networking event at Sundance. IGG has partnered with a Hollywood gossip sheet to sponsor 4 days of seminars about crowdfunding and entrepreneurship. If you … Continue reading

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Movie Crowdfunder Profits From First Dollar

Filmmakers can now go from pre-production to distribution and make a profit from the first dollar if they follow the Hal Hartley business model. The indie auteur crowdfunded his most recent picture “Ned Rifle” that was shown at the Toronto … Continue reading

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Crowd Fund, Don’t Crowd Source, Your Movie

It appears that asking the public for money to crowdfund your film works better than asking the public to write the screenplay. Director Paul Verhoeven crowd sourced the writing of the script for his new film “Tricked” and quickly determined … 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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