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First Crowdfunded Movie Finds Love in Hollywood

Even though the Warner Bros. Studios campaign to crowdfund the movie Veronica Mars made headlines earlier this year with its huge haul, the first old Hollywood hand to successfully crowdfund his film is writer-director Paul Schrader. (See his arm-long list … Continue reading

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Lindsay at Lincoln Center

After much angst in the press, the critically slammed crowd funded Hollywood drama “The Canyons” by writer-director Paul Schrader (“Taxi Driver”) was acquired by Sundance Selects/IFC for an early summer day-and-date theatrical and VOD release, with a screening at Lincoln … Continue reading

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No Such Thing as Bad Publicity

Here’s the recipe on how to make money crowdfunding a movie: “We have $90,000 in this film…$170,000 from Kickstarter, which we don’t have to pay back, and about $200,000 in deferments. Lindsay, Braxton, Bret and I each own a quarter … Continue reading

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Scott Free Crowdfunding

When does film crowdfunding go mainstream? If it wasn’t when Paul Schrader did it for the Lindsay Lohan pic “The Canyons,” perhaps it’s when Ridley Scott is doing it in the UK with his British company to raise BPS5 million … Continue reading

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