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Crowdfunded Short Film Wins Oscar

Congratulations to the crowdfunded winner of the Academy Award for the best short narrative film “The Silent Child.” The film raised £12,685 on Indiegogo and was 113% funded on October 24, 2016. The film follows a profoundly deaf child and … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, Crowdfunding Is For Real

Kickstarter announced that it has, since its creation 6 years, 9 months ago, funded 100,000 projects by 86,101 creators from 9,088,422 donors. They don’t disclose the dollars raised, so it’s not possible to determine how much this private company has … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Passes $100 Million in Pledges for Documentary Films

Crowdfunding documentary films is now almost the norm for Kickstarter which has passed the $100 Million in pledges threshold recently. Although most filmmakers use the rewards-based funding for only a part of their financing, it seems that there are other … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm?

It may sound cliche, but anyone who thinks that crowd funding is just a flash in the pan should look at the new 2012 Kickstarter stats.   http://www.kickstarter.com/year/2012?utm_campaign=Jan082013&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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Crowd Funding For Film Stats

Crowd funding for film appears to be here to stay. Kickstarter announced these film and video statistics for the period April 28, 2009 — January 1, 2012: Total pledged: $102.7 million; Total collected: $85.7 million; Total backers: 891,979 and Funded … Continue reading

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