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Film Crowdfunding For a Pre-Release Window

Film crowdfunding is about to change in order to finance larger budget pictures. In addition to getting movie “swag” from the producers, the idea is to provide donors with a “fan window,” a right to see the movie before the … Continue reading

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“F*%k You All” – A Message From Hollywood

F*%k you all! says German film director Uwe Boll to the crowdfunding public that is now ignoring his crowdfunding campaign. Apparently failing on his third try to raise only $50,000 on Kickstarter for his film “Rampage” (about a mass murderer), … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Passes $100 Million in Pledges for Documentary Films

Crowdfunding documentary films is now almost the norm for Kickstarter which has passed the $100 Million in pledges threshold recently. Although most filmmakers use the rewards-based funding for only a part of their financing, it seems that there are other … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Film Site Posts Results

Film industry focused Seed & Spark has published its “total transparency dashboard” that reflects the results of the crowdfunding campaigns on its website to date. So far, there have been 204 film funding campaigns with a 64% success rate, with … Continue reading

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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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YouTube Posts Crowdfunding Charges

YouTube announced that it will take a 21 cent fixed and 5% cut of everything raised on its video crowdfunding site “Fan Funding”. Those fees are lower than the 5% fee Kickstarter charges on successfully funded projects plus the 3%-5% … Continue reading

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