Tagged: film

Rooster Teeth’s Indiegogo Success “Lazer Team” Set to Premiere at the 2015 Fantastic Fest in Texas

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On Wednesday, the team at Rooster Teeth announced that Indiegogo success Lazer Team will officially be premiering at the 2015 Fantastic Festival in Austin, Texas. Lazer Team hit Indiegogo July 2014 to raise $650,000 and within three days raised well over $1M. By the end of its crowdfunding run,… Read More

Creators of “Red Ash” Launch Second Crowdfunding Campaign For 92-Minute Feature Film

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Continuing to build more hype for the new game, Red Ash, the creator Keiji Inafune and his team at comcept USA has launched a second crowdfunding campaign for its 92-minute feature film through website, STUDIO4℃FUN&. Inafune teamed up with STUDIO4℃ for the film’s Kickstarter last month… Read More

Actress Susan Sarandon Teams Up With Writer-Director Matthew Cooke to Launch Indiegogo Project “The Survivors Guide to Prison”

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Earlier this week, writer and director Matthew Cooke launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 so that he and his film crew may finish the documentary Survivor’s Guide to Prison. While sharing details about the project, Cooke revealed: “We have the largest prison… Read More

Bill Nye Film Project Secures $800,000 & Becomes Kickstarter’s Most Funded Documentary

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With a few hours before the closing of its Kickstarter initiative, Bill Nye’s new film has reached over $800,000 thanks to 16,000 backers. Due to its popularity, the project has been dubbed the crowdfunding giant’s most funded documentary. New York City producers David Alvarado and Jason… Read More

Film Crowdfunding on Kickstarter Quietly Slips to 4th Place in Total Dollars Raised

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Kickstarter has successfully crowdfunded over $1.62 billion for over 90,000 successfully funded projects. The Kickstarter name has become synonymous with rewards based crowdfunding. The platform continues to evolve and adapt with the changing internet funding space but is now broadly viewed as a viable method to… Read More

Bill Nye Documentary Nears $650,000 Goal During the Final Days on Kickstarter; Popular Scientist Does Stretch Goal “Mean Tweets” Video

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With less than a week until the Kickstarter comes to an end, Bill Nye Documentary is so close to raise its initial $650,000 goal! The project surfaced last month and has slowly (but surely) continued to gain funding momentum and popularity. New York City producers David… Read More

Curiosity Kills Ltd. Returns to Seedrs For Film’s Third Crowdfunding Campaign Following Director’s Arrest

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Curiosity Kills Ltd., the production firm behind the upcoming film Welcome to Curiosity, recently launched a third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise another £30,000 following a series of problems on the set. According to Insider Media, Welcome to Curiosity is first hit the crowdfunding platform in June 2014… Read More

Solo Theater: Home Theater (And Your Head) In A Box, Now Overfunding On Japanese Crowdfunding Platform Makuake

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  While the crew behind a great movie may think outside the box to create the flick, the single-occupant Solo Theater, from Japanese design house Lucy Alter Design, means you can now watch a film in a box, using your smartphone or tablet–all by yourself. Now overfunding on Japanese platform Makuake,… Read More

A Crowdfunded Movie About Crowdfunding Now On DVD And VOD: ‘Capital C’

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  When filming a documentary about crowdfunding, crowdfunding seems only natural as the way to fund it. Enter “Capital C,” among the first crowdfunded feature-length documentaries about crowdfunding–or as the tagline states, “Crowdfunding. Crowdsourcing. Bottle Koozies.” “Capital C” successfully raised $84,298 with 586 backers on Kickstarter. For the documentary, filmmaking… Read More

Listen: Zach Braff Reflects on “Wish I Was Here” Kickstarter

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Nearly one year after Kickstarter success Wish I Was Here was released, Zach Braff sat down to reflect on the crowdfunding campaign. The Wish I Was Here  campaign launched on the crowdfunding giant’s platform in 2013 and captured $3.1 million from over 46,000 backers. Its synopsis reads: “A struggling actor,… Read More

DC Comics Unveils Video Dedicated to Indiegogo Success “Batkid Begins” (Video)

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In celebration of Indiegogo success Batkid Begins‘ theatrical release, DC Comics debuted a video dedicated to the young caped crusader. Batkid Begins follows the events leading up to the day Batkid saved San Francisco and what happens when an event goes unintentionally viral. Ultimately, the goal that day… Read More

New York Filmmakers Launch Kickstarter For New Documentary About Popular Scientist Bill Nye

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Seeking to honor one of the most popular scientists in the world, New York City producers David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg have hit Kickstarter to raise $650,000 for a new documentary dedicated to Bill Nye. While sharing details about the project, the duo wrote: “Bill Nye is on a… Read More

Axanar Productions Returns to Indiegogo to Raise Funds for the First Studio-Quality Independent “Star Trek” Film

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Axanar Productions, a film studio located in California, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo this week to raise funds for the first studio-quality independent film in the Star Trek  franchise. According to its description, Star Trek: Axanar is a feature film, but will be broken down into four… Read More

Former Guns N’ Roses Member Slash Launches FanBacked Campaign For New Horror Film “The Hell Within”

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Ready to unveil his latest project, ex-Guns N’ Roses bandmate, Slash, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on FanBacked to raise funds for his new horror film The Hell Within. According to its description, The Hell Within, which was written by Midnight Meat Train’s Jeff Buhler, follows… Read More

Penny Arcade Seeks Funds on Kickstarter to Make “Automata” into a Web Series

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This week, Seattle-based Penny Arcade hit crowdfunding giant Kickstarter with a mission to raise $322,637 so that it can turn its comic Automata into an actual live action web series. Penny Arcade shared: “Six years ago, we release this comic. Since then, it’s spawned two addition mini-series (Blood &… Read More

Indiegogo Alum “Batkid Begins” Hits the Big Screen (Video)

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Over the weekend, Indiegogo success film Batkid Begins debuted on the big screen to share the heroic story of six-year-old Miles Scott aka Batkid. Batkid Begins follows the events leading up to the day Batkid saved San Francisco and what happens when an event goes unintentionally viral. Ultimately,… Read More

Seed&Spark Joins with Tangerine Entertainment to Support Women

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Seed&Spark, an indie-film crowdfunding and distribution platform, has signed a partnership with Tangerine Entertainment to boost the shared mission of supporting women film creators. Tangerine is a film production company that focuses on commercially viable films that incorporates women filmmakers and/or strong roles for women… Read More

Adam Nimoy Shares Details About New Kickstarter Project “For the Love of Spock”

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Continuing to enjoy the success of his new Kickstarter documentary project, For the Love of Spock, Adam Nimoy, the son of Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy, shared details about the new film. As previously reported, the film is dedicated to beloved sci-fi character and  will also explore the incredible career and… Read More

Third Most Funded Film on Kickstarter, Blue Mountain State, is Ready for Release

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Blue Mountain State, a popular television series that was apparently cancelled far too soon, launched a crowdfunding campaign in early 2014 to help finance a feature length film.  The project closed on Kickstarter at over $1.9 million in funding with the backing of 23,999 committed… Read More

Rigel 7 Productions Launches Indiegogo Initiative to Raise $50,000 For New Film “Star Trek: Captain Pike”

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Ready to share with the world the story about one of the most famous captains in the Star Trek franchise, Rigel 7 Productions has hit global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to secure $50,000 for the film Star Trek: Captain Pike.  The new film is about Captain Pike as he first… Read More