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Crowdfund Your Favorite TV Show

Even people in Hollywood who have “made it” know that financing content for movies or television is tough. That’s why web portal Rivit.tv is interesting. The site lets fans watch a television pilot for free, then crowdfunds the rest of … Continue reading

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Bigger Crowdfunding Portals Not Necessarily Better

A small, unscientific survey suggests that the biggest crowdfunding site may not necessarily be the best for your particular project. VentureBeat notes the CrowdsUnite work that suggests that certain types of projects (film, writing) may have better success rates on … Continue reading

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Indie Producer Won’t Use Crowdfunding

Kevin Smith, the “multi-hyphenate” producer of indie films (latest “Red State”) won’t use Kickstarter to fund “Clerks III” because, he says, it’s “not fair to real indie filmmakers who need the help. Unlike back when I made “Clerks” in ’91, … Continue reading

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