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Crowdfunders Troma-tized

A holiday gift for Mom, the backers of the coffee table book “The Art of Troma,” which covers the B-Movie film studio’s history, are now crowdfunding to finance its publication ahead of the New York ComicCon. For the unaware, Troma … Continue reading

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Seed&Spark Announce Crowdfunding Rallies For 2018

Seed&Spark, the crowdfunding web portal for filmmakers has announced a number of “crowdfunding rallies” for 2018 that will provide producers with the opportunity to obtain donations, loans, grants and other types of support. These “rallies” feature such well-known actor-producers as … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Artificially Intelligent Screenplay

The next profession to be replaced by computers may be screenwriting. Greenlight Essentials claims that it used Artificial Intelligence to “to evaluate and suggest plot twists and deviations, suggest which type of actors and actresses would make the movie more … Continue reading

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Crypto-Financed Crowdfunded Film

Crowdfunding around the world is getting more complicated. There is now a Swiss film production company crowdfunding a horror movie with crypto payment Ethereum. According to Econotimes: “[T]he company has created an Ethereum account where users paying 10 ETH …are … Continue reading

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Even Nerds Can Get on Netflix

The strange comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (known to fans as MST3K), a tv series that takes old, “schlocky” B movies and adds a new, funny voicetrack, racked up $5,764,229 on Kickstarter from 48,270 backers in order to create … Continue reading

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Why Do We Need Regulation Crowdfunding?

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): In a recent opinion of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC reiterated that: “Section 5(a) of the Securities Act prohibits the sale of any security, in interstate commerce, “unless a registration statement is … Continue reading

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States Start to Compete With SEC Crowdfunding Regs

States are now starting to compete with the new Securities and Exchange Commission Crowdfunding regulations by passing laws and regulations that, for example, provide for a larger investment (up to $10,000), and, in Minnesota may soon provide a refundable tax … Continue reading

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