Tagged: film

Nicola Horlick’s Glentham Capital Raises Equity on Seedrs for Major Expansion

Nicola Horlick Glentham Capital

Boosts Equity Crowdfunding Offer – Raising £450,000 on Seedrs. Nicola Horlick, one of the UK’s most well known and highly regarded fund manager, has announced that her new fund management firm, Glentham Capital, is increasing the target for its core film finance fund from $100 million to $250 million.  Apparently the increase has been driven… Read More

Don Cheadle’s “Miles Ahead” Film Surpasses $325,000 Goal on Indiegogo

Miles Ahead

Just a few hours before the closing of its Indiegogo campaign, Don Cheadle’s “Miles Ahead”  reached its goal of raising $325,000 with the support of over 2,000 backers. As previously reported, the “Iron Man 3″ star decided to launch the crowdfunding campaign for the feature film that will focus on a few famous days and events in… Read More

Updated: Rooster Teeth’s “Lazer Team” Rockets Past $2.3M, Becomes Most Funded Project on Indiegogo

Rooster Teeth

Hitting the final stretch of its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, Rooster Teeth’s featured film “Lazer Team” stood at over  $2,365,958 from over 35,000 backers. The project first made headlines when it reached its initial goal of $650,000 within the first 24 hours. Not only was it successful funding wise, the Rooster Teeth Team proudly announced “Lazer… Read More

Kickstarter’s 4th Annual Film Festival Set to Hit New York City, Los Angeles, & London

Kickstarter Film Festival

Ready to share some details about its 2014 Film Festival, global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter revealed the films, locations and dates earlier this week. Organizers of the event took to the platform and wrote, “Our celebration of features, shorts, documentaries, animations, and other video art made by Kickstarter creators. We held an open call for submissions… Read More

Black Flash Film Overfunds on CrowdBnk, Now Over £1.6 Million

Laurie Cunningham playing

This is a crowdfunding tale appropriate for the moment as the world gathers to root for their favorite national team while hundreds of millions are glued to their screens with the World Cup at hand.  Black Flash is a film about Laurie Cunningham, the first black footballer (soccer for us Yanks) to play for England…. Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Discov3ry 3D Print with Anything, Brewbarrel & Mistover Tale

Discov3ry Extruder

Two tech campaigns, and one truly independent film, our part of  this weeks’  mailbox. First up is Discov3y Extruder “Do more than ever with your 3D printer”.  Now I must admit that there is so much press these days on 3D printers that you start to assume every household has one in every room of… Read More

Spike Lee Shares Details about New Film “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus”


Stepping out to introduce his new independent film “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus,” director Spike Lee attended the New York’s SVA Theater in Chelsea to debut the film on Sunday during the final day of the 18th annual American Black Film Festival. Last year, Mr. Lee launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for the film and… Read More

Rooster Teeth Raises $250,000 in 12 Hours; Now a Top 5 Film Campaign

Rooster Teeth

Continuing to draw more attention to its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Rooster Teeth announced the “Lazer Team” project has had a ton of success within the last couple days. Over the weekend, the Rooster Teeth crew took to their website for a special live-stream event from their HQ to support the campaign. While the live-stream… Read More

Zach Braff Shares Details About “Wish I Was Here”

Zach Braff and Donald Faison

With his new film “Wish I Was Here” set to hit theaters July 25th, actor-turned-filmmaker Zach Braff along with his co-star Donald Fasion sat down with Time Warner Cable News’ Victor Diaz to discussing the highly anticipated comedy/drama. Last year, Braff launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with a goal to raise $2,000,000 for the… Read More

Film Platform Seed&Spark Partners with American Express


Independent film crowdfunding platform Seed&Spark has formed a partnership with American Express.  According to the site, American Express will select five films each month from the Seed&Spark library of films. These selected films will be distributed across the American Express channels including NOW – a cable / streaming channel that reaches 67 million homes across… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s “Lazer Team” Blasts Past $650,000 Goal in Just 24 Hours

Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth, the YouTube network behind the hilarious sci-fi comedy “Red vs Blue,” “Achievement Hunter,” “The RT Podcast,” and “RWBY,” has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for it’s first ever feature length movie called “Lazer Team”.  The campaign easily beat their initial goal of $650,000 within the first 24 hours. In the late 1970’s, the… Read More

“The Lizzie Project” Surpasses $180k Goal on Kickstarter

Lizzie Velasquez

With less than two day to go, director and producer Sara Bordo’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for her upcoming documentary “The Lizzie Project” has surpassed the initial $180k goal and raised $206,799 from 3,370 backers. The film features Elizabeth “Lizzie” Velasquez, who was labeled as “The Ugliest Woman in the World.” When Lizzie was born… Read More

IndieFilmFunding Adds Indie Music to Crowdfunding Platform

haunted by heroes

indieFilmFunding (iFF), a crowdfunding platform targeting the indie film sector is broadening their reach to include the indie music world. Indie bands may now crowdfund everything from music videos, movie scores, studio time, demos and even the logistics behind touring. iFF has already signed up their first band.  A teen Rock band, out of California’s… Read More

Symbid Partners with A-Film Benelux to Crowdfund Films

A Film Benelux

A-Film Benelux and Symbid have formed an agreement for cooperation for crowdfunding various movie titles. Dutch investment crowdfunding platform Symbid has already had several films such TRIPPEL trample funded, thus demonstrating that crowdfunding is a valuable addition in the film financing. Symbid will be exclusive to A-Film crowdfunding. The first title film title, partially funded… Read More

YouTube Moves into Video Crowdfunding

YouTube Crowdfunding

Google spawn YouTube made a major announcement today about their future product roadmap.  As part of the announcement where they discussed forthcoming new tools, apps and more, they recognized the importance of advertising revenue generated by the global video megalith (of which they make tons & tons of money) but also the potential and power… Read More

iFF Announces Video Contest Winners

Indie Film Funding

indieFilmFunding.com (iFF), a crowdfunding platform exclusively based in the indie film sector, announced on Thursday morning its top three winners of their video promo contest. The contest, which opened on January 15th, used both a panel of qualified judges and promotions on social to choose the following winners: First Place: Zachary Steinberg from Los Angeles,… Read More

Middle East’s First All-Women’s Racing Team Turns To Crowdfunding For New Documentary (Video)

Speed Sisters

For over five years, The Palestinian Motor Sports and Motorcycle Federation has constructed temporary tracks around major cities in the West Bank. Now, The Speed Sisters, are ready to share details about their participation in racing cars. Currently, the first all-women’s racing team are raising money through a new crowdfunding campaign on Crowdhoster, to create a… Read More

Blue Mountain State The Movie Closes at Over $1.9 Million

Blue Mountain State Close

Crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Blue Mountain State: The Movie closed their successful crowdfunding campaign a few moments ago have raised $1,911,827 from 23,999 backers.  The film set out to raise $1.5 million and they crossed that mark this past weekend as they picked up momentum in the final stretch of their campaign.  The project was aided… Read More

Gosnell Movie is Most Successfully Funded Campaign on Indiegogo Ever

Gosnell Movie Total

The Gosnell Movie closed last night at midnight PT having raised $2,241,043 from 26,574 backers. The majority of the supporters backed the project at the lower rewards levels of the campaign.  The fixed funding project is now the most funded project ever on the Indiegogo platform.  The Ubuntu Edge raised more money but did not… Read More

Iron Sky Film Seeks Investors on Invesdor

Iron Sky Nazi Woman

Iron Sky, the quirky sci-fi film about Nazi’s hiding out on the moon, has launched an equity crowdfunding offering on Invesdor seeking to raise up to €150,000 to help finance the film production.  Listed on May 9th, the offer quickly garnered over 120 investors raising over €78,000 surpassing the minimum target on a campaign that has 50… Read More