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Crowdfunded Films Now Have Distribution Available

Filmmakers who crowdfund the financing for their films on Seed&Spark, now have a theatrical, VOD and digital distribution outlet. Seed & Spark has pacted with Verizon, Emerging Pictures and Quiver to place a film that has garnered a $3,000 marketing … Continue reading

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Movie Crowdfunder Profits From First Dollar

Filmmakers can now go from pre-production to distribution and make a profit from the first dollar if they follow the Hal Hartley business model. The indie auteur crowdfunded his most recent picture “Ned Rifle” that was shown at the Toronto … Continue reading

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If It’s A Hit, Crowdfunders Get Zero

Another celebrity Kickstarter movie is going to hit theaters shortly. It’s Zach Braff’s (Scrubs, remember?) “Wish I Were Here” that raised over $3.1 million and was bought by Universal’s (Comcast) Focus Features for a reported $2.75 million. Don’t know if … Continue reading

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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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Will Hollywood Ruin Crowd Funding?

Has film crowd funding jumped the shark? The Verionica Mars Kickstarter deal has left a bad taste for some funders who are asking: why is a  Hollywood studio begging for crowd money; Kristen Bell is rich, why isn’t she using … 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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