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Another Hollywood Crowdfunding Campaign

If you want a chance to work with Bill Murray, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum and other stars in a new Wes Anderson animated film, you may want to donate to Anderson’s crowdfunding “raffle.” The donations will be used to preserve … Continue reading

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“More Please” Crowdfunders Manage Donors

Independent Film Project gives crowdfunding tips to filmmakers (applicable to all), including: don’t try to fund the whole film using crowdfunding; tell the donors what you would do if the campaign meets its stretch goal; make your early backers (the … Continue reading

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Creative Crowdfunding

Would you give away your product for free to help fund your next product? That’s what (Ms.) Stewart Thorndike is doing to raise funds for her new film. Tribeca tells about the Kickstarter campaign for “Putney”* that lets potential donors … Continue reading

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Crowd-Filming?

Too far? Non-profit Borscht Corp, an open-source collaborative dedicated to telling Miami stories, is attempt to crowd-film a remake of Brian DePalma’s Scarface¬†(which they note is, itself a remake of Howard Hawk’s 1932 picture of the same name) by having … 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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OJT For Lee’s Crowd Funding Campaign

On the job training also applies to running a Kickstarter campaign to crowd fund your film, even if you are a big time movie director like Spike Lee. As a consequence of the donor and media backlash, Mr. Lee has … Continue reading

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