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Crowdfunding Film Site Posts Results

Film industry focused Seed & Spark has published its “total transparency dashboard” that reflects the results of the crowdfunding campaigns on its website to date. So far, there have been 204 film funding campaigns with a 64% success rate, with … Continue reading

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Should Crowdfunding Filmmakers Worry About Sundance?

A new study has concluded that 4 out of 5 independent films at the Sundance Film Festival will get distribution deals. But for a lot of film crowdfunders, that’s a meaningless statistic as only 3% of the feature length films … 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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Film Crowdfunders Should Note Beginning of Exhibition Revolution

Crowdfunding filmmakers should take note of the unnoticed revolution on film exhibition with the day and date release of the much maligned Sony movie “The Interview.” For the first time, a studio movie was released in theaters and online (not … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding King Does Have Stress

Kickstarter’s Chief Executive Officer Yancy Strickler, whose site is now processing over $1 million per day in pledges, says that its users’ biggest complaint is the unpredictability of the process. In an interview in Billboard, Strickler says that: he’s not … Continue reading

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New Crowdfunding Platform for Online Videos

YouTube has introduced TubeStart, a crowdfunding site dedicated to online video producers. TubeStart has partnered with Spreadshirt and CafePress to offer over 800 customizable products on the platform that can be easily designed and sold on a project page as … Continue reading

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Rumor: YouTube To Enter Crowdfunding

If you read between the lines, it sounds like YouTube plans to set up a Kickstarter-like crowdfunding web portal for musicians, filmmakers and other artists: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR8XBZRkkao

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