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Film Crowdfunder To Distribute

Film crowdfunding web portal Seed & Spark is reported to have opened a new division that will distribute films funded through that site. IndieWire reports that the division named Bright Pictures will focus on experimenting with creative distribution strategies, in … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Going To Sundance

Kickstarter, that crowdfunded in part Charlie Kaufman’s Oscar-nominated animated feature film Anomalisa, will have a Green Room at the Sundance Film Festival starting January 21. http://www.indiewire.com/article/exclusive-kickstarter-announces-sundance-film-festival-panels-events-and-special-office-hours-20160114

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Get A Crowdfunding Certificate!

How do you make money from crowdfunding without crowdfunding? Teach about crowdfunding. Raindance, a UK, educational-production company, notes that 60% of all film crowdfunding campaigns fail. To “help” struggling artists, it is offering a GBP249 course on how to do … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Pays For Theatrical Distribution

So, if you’re a filmmaker and are having problems getting distribution, it’s a big club. Even Hollywood types get thrown to the curb. One producer’s (R-rated: language) story describes how he took his finished picture and had a great experience … Continue reading

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Documentary Filmmakers Discuss Crowdfunding Success

The “Do I Sound Gay” documentary filmmaker and two others on the DOC NYC panel gave hints on their successful crowdfunding campaign, including: if you’re not charismatic, stay off-camera, limited time offers help fuel the “middle” of the campaign when … Continue reading

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Portal Execs Give Crowdfunding Advice

Several officers of the most popular film crowdfunding portals (Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Seed & Spark) were herded into a room by IndieWire and gave their advice on how to manage a successful campaign, including: do a 2 minute pitch video that … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Based On a Higher Authority

Based on the Buddist model of unconditional giving called “dana,” a new crowdfunding web portal is launching for filmmakers and artists known as dana.io. The portal is NOT charging a fee to crowdfunders, but instead is asking for contributions. ¬†Kickstarter, … Continue reading

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