Tag Archives: Sundance

Indiegogo Moving Up Film Crowdfunding

The Sundance Film Festival saw another raft of crowdfunded films. Most came from Kickstarter (18), but Indiegogo is now in the race (with 3). Indiegogo said that film funding jumped 123% last year, while Kickstarter’s film business dropped 2%. Don … Continue reading

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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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Crowdfunding No Longer the Exception

Crowdfunding independent films is now almost expected. Look at the stats: 10% of this year’s Sundance selections and 16.5% of the upcoming South By Southwest film selections were crowdfunded, mostly on Kickstarter. That site said that 17 films raised over … Continue reading

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Hollywood Reporter Video On Crowdfunding Films

From Sundance, watch The Hollywood Reporter interview film finance executive John Sloss, co-directors Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel, Burnie Burns of Rooster Teeth, and Marc Hofstaffer of Indiegogo about crowdfunding films. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frC5rCnGhDE

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Should Crowdfunding Filmmakers Worry About Sundance?

A new study has concluded that 4 out of 5 independent films at the Sundance Film Festival will get distribution deals. But for a lot of film crowdfunders, that’s a meaningless statistic as only 3% of the feature length films … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders At Sundance

Film crowdfunders who want to mingle with the great and powerful might be interested in Indiegogo’s networking event at Sundance. IGG has partnered with a Hollywood gossip sheet to sponsor 4 days of seminars about crowdfunding and entrepreneurship. If you … Continue reading

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