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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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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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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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Indie Producer Won’t Use Crowdfunding

Kevin Smith, the “multi-hyphenate” producer of indie films (latest “Red State”) won’t use Kickstarter to fund “Clerks III” because, he says, it’s “not fair to real indie filmmakers who need the help. Unlike back when I made “Clerks” in ’91, … Continue reading

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