Tagged: film

Creative England Debuts New iShorts Initiative on CrowdfunderUK to Find the Country’s Best New Filmmakers


Creative England has selected 19 new producer/director teams as part of the iShorts nationwide search to find the country’s best new filmmakers.  iShorts is a short film initiative delivered as part of the BFI NET.WORK. Following hundreds of applications from aspiring filmmakers, the winning teams will… Read More

Orson Welles’ Final Film Hits Indiegogo to Raise $2 Million For Completion Costs

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Back in October of 1985, Orson Welles, an American actor, director, writer and producer, passed away from a heart attack. The Hollywood star not only left an amazing legacy, but his final project, which has been left uncompleted and unnoticed. Now just thirty years later, three… Read More

Zeitgeist Film Series Creator Peter Joseph Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Finish InterReflection Documentary

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Ready to finish his latest project, director, narrator and creator of Zeitgeist, Peter Joseph has debuted a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo that is dedicated to raising $50,000 for the highly anticipated documentary, InterReflections. Per its synopsis, InterReflections is story about a quest for a new, more humane society, a… Read More

Creative England Forms Partnership With Crowdfunder UK To support England’s Top Filmmakers


New filmmakers from across England will launch crowdfunding projects as a part of Creative England’s annual short film initiative: iShorts. Following hundreds of applications from aspiring filmmakers, 19 producer / director teams have been chosen to receive a share of just under £100k from Creative… Read More

Grab Your Liter of Cola & Syrup: Super Troopers 2 Secures Over $4M During the Final Hours on Indiegogo


With less than 24 hours until its extremely popular crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, Super Troopers 2 has successfully secured over $4 million dollars. The production company announced the highly anticipated sequel just 14 years after the first film’s release at the 2001 Sundance… Read More

New Guy Clark Documentary Hits Kickstarter & Quickly Gains Over $50,000

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Last week, Grammy-winning music producer Tamara Saviano has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for a new documentary that focuses on the life of famous folk singer, musician, songwriter, recording artist, and performer, Guy Clark. Per its synopsis, Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of… Read More

Cinedigm Acquires North American Rights to SXSW Audience Award Winner & Kickstarter Film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY

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Documentary Follows Extraordinary Woman’s Journey from Cyber Bullying Target to Inspiring Anti-Bullying Activist and Champion Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) has acquired North American theatrical, digital and home entertainment distribution rights to A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY. The highly acclaimed documentary premiered last month at… Read More

Super Troopers’ Director & Co-Star Jay Chandrasekhar Reveals More Details About Upcoming Sequel With NPR (Audio)

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With his and Broken Lizard’s Indiegogo campaign, Super Troopers 2, continuing to near recording-breaking funds, director and co-star Jay Chandrasekhar sat down with NPR’s Tamara Keith to share more details about the highly anticipated sequel. As previously reported, Chandrasekhar and his Broken Lizard team took to Indiegogo last… Read More

Indiegogo’s Con Man & Super Troopers Beat Zach Braff’s Kickstarter Wish I Was Here Crowdfunding Record

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Well, it’s official: Con Man and Super Troopers 2 have not only hit the record books at crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, they each have become two of top most film projects in the funding methods history by beating out Zach Braff’s Wish I was Here.  Last week, Con Man finished its… Read More

Scottish Video Streamer Beamshare in Previews on Crowdcube: Will Showcase at Film City Glasgow

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Scottish film industry members will come together today for the launch of Beamshare, a product which aims  to revolutionise video production workflows. Crowdfunding to raise £100,000 investment in return for 9% equity in Onecodec Ltd on on Crowdcube, the Aberdeen-based video streaming experts, Beamshare, will showcase their video… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Star Trek: Renegades Unveils First Trailer (Video)

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Back in 2013, director Tim Russ and his team took to rewards-based crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, with a mission to raise only $20,000 for their production, Star Trek: Renegades. During its run, the campaign quickly surpassed its initial goal and by its closing date captured over #$130,000. Now, nearly two years later, Star… Read More

Director Brendan Toller Shares Details about Kickstarter Documentary “Danny Says”


Fresh off the debut of his Danny Fields documentary, Danny Says, director Brendan Toller sat down with Kickstarter to share details about the crowdfunded project. During the interview, Toller revealed how he became interested in documentaries: “I got into documentary filmmaking because I see it as writing… Read More

Cloud Ten Pictures Takes to Indiegogo For the Sequel of Christian Film LEFT BEHIND

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Today, Cloud Ten Pictures announced that the second film in the Left Behind series has been green-lighted for wide theatrical distribution. The date of release is dependent on when the film can be completed. In order to enter the pre-production phase as soon as possible and ensure… Read More

Supernatural’s Richard Speight, Jr. & Rob Benedict Debuts New Trailer For Indiegogo Project “Kings of Con” (Video)

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With their Kings of Con crowdfunding campaign continuing to remain successful on Indiegogo, Supernatural stars Richard Speight, Jr. and Rob Benedict have unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming new single camera show. As previously reported, Kings of Con is described as “Broad City meets Party Down” with the honesty of Curb… Read More

Super Troopers 2 Captures Over $3.2M on Indiegogo; Announces New & Insane Funding Goal Perks

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Just over a week ago, fans of Super Troopers received the exciting news that the film’s production crew, Broken Lizard, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise only $2 million for the upcoming sequel. Now, thanks to nearly 34,000 backers, the project has surpassed $3.2 million… Read More

The Last Film Festival: Dennis Hopper’s Final Production to Be Made Thanks to Kickstarter Backers

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Hollywood legend Dennis Hopper’s final film is to be made 5 years after the stars death following a campaign launched on Kickstarter. The Last Film Festival has reached its goal today raising over $90,000. With funding now secured, Director Linda Yellen and team will push forward with post-production… Read More

Brief: Filmmakers Offer Up Tips on Setting a Kickstarter Funding Goal (Video)

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With more and more filmmakers looking to the crowd to fund their up and coming projects, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter gathered a few moviemakers to share their funding success tips. Kickstarter’s Niina Pollari wrote: “It can seem incredibly difficult to determine a realistic and attainable goal for… Read More

Super Troopers’ Jay Chandraekhar Talks Upcoming Sequel & Indiegogo Campaign

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With Super Troopers 2 continuing to be a huge success on global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, director and star of the original comedy, Jay Chandrasekhar is ready to share details about the upcoming film and why Broken Lizard decided to turn to fans for funding help. In a recent essay, published… Read More

Brief: Super Troopers 2 Nears $3M on Indiegogo; Unleashes #LetFarvaOut Clips (Video)

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Just a few days after the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Broken Lizard’s Super Troopers 2 has no only raised well over its $2 million goal, it is closing in on $3 million faster than anyone can chug a whole bottle of maple syrup. The production… Read More

Another Con Series? Supernatural Stars Hit Indiegogo to Receive Funds For New Comedy About The Comic Con World

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It seems more and more fan-favorites are ready to share what it’s like to be involved in the Comic Con world. On Thursday, Supernatural stars Richard Speight, Jr. and Rob Benedict launched a campaign  to raise $100,000 for their new single camera show, Kings of Con.   Following the years of “con adventures,”… Read More