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Film Crowdfunding For a Pre-Release Window

Film crowdfunding is about to change in order to finance larger budget pictures. In addition to getting movie “swag” from the producers, the idea is to provide donors with a “fan window,” a right to see the movie before the … Continue reading

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Proof That Crowdfunding Is For Everyone

IFC has collected some of the strangest crowdfunding campaigns on record, including: crystal bacon, the world’s largest jockstrap, strap-on beards, men’s underwear with an extra (well, nevermind), the universal boop zone (what?) and soap that smells like bacon. AND THEY … Continue reading

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First Crowdfunded Movie Finds Love in Hollywood

Even though the Warner Bros. Studios campaign to crowdfund the movie Veronica Mars made headlines earlier this year with its huge haul, the first old Hollywood hand to successfully crowdfund his film is writer-director Paul Schrader. (See his arm-long list … Continue reading

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Lindsay at Lincoln Center

After much angst in the press, the critically slammed crowd funded Hollywood drama “The Canyons” by writer-director Paul Schrader (“Taxi Driver”) was acquired by Sundance Selects/IFC for an early summer day-and-date theatrical and VOD release, with a screening at Lincoln … Continue reading

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