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Kodak Teams With Kickstarter to Kick Start Dying Film Biz

In an effort to keep its dying film stock business alive, Kodak has teamed with Kickstarter to provide film makers with free film stock based on the amount of money raised on the web portal for their picture. A director … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders Want Their Money

Kickstarter has (perhaps inadvertently) muddied the waters with respect to the rewards-based crowdfunding projects that it sponsors. Last year, actor Zach Braff raised over $3.1 million to fund his vanity movie “Wish I Was Here.” He promised his more than … Continue reading

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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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Crowd Funding Legitimized?

More crowd funded films are finding their way into theatrical distribution. Variety announced today that Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Filipino crime thriller “Graceland” with plans for a limited theatrical and VOD release next year. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118058483.html?cmpid=NLC|DailyHeadlines

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