Tagged: film

“Ugly Americans” Director Seeks $100,000 on Indiegogo For New Adult Animated Film “Adventures of Drunky”

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This week, director of Ugly Americans, Aaron Augenblick, and his team at Augenblick Studios, hit global crowdfunding Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for his latest project, Adventures of Drunky.  The rated-R adult animated film’s synopsis reads: “The Adventures of Drunky is about a hapless barfly named Drunky (Sam Rockwell)…. Read More

Hello Hollywood: Legion M Preps Reg A+ Offer for Fan Funded Films

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Great art isn’t made by committee–it’s made by empowering great artists (and then getting out of their way!). Legion M is looking to a wider audience of committed fans and investors to finance their vision of a new century media entertainment company. Launched this past… Read More

“Code 8″ Nears $1.7M During the Final Hours on Indiegogo

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With less than 24 hours until its highly successful Indiegogo campaign comes to an end, upcoming film Code 8 has successfully secured nearly $1.7 million thanks to over 19,000 backers. The film, which was introduced to the global crowdfunding portal by Arrow stars Robbie and Stephen Amell, takes place in a… Read More

Don Cheadle Discusses the Creation of Indiegogo Project “Miles Ahead”

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Following the premiere of Miles Ahead in New York City and Los Angeles, actor and director Don Cheadle chatted with Vice about the Indiegogo project’s creation and his appreciation for the musician Miles Davis. Academy-Award nominated actor launched a campaign on the global crowdfunding platform for the… Read More

Kickstarter’s “Bill Nye Film” to Premiere Extended Trailer at Tribeca Film Festival

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David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, the filmmakers behind the upcoming Bill Nye Film, announced on Friday that they will be taking over the Tribeca Film Festival movie theater to show an extended trailer of the documentary on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The project surfaced on the… Read More

Stephen & Robbie Amell’s “Code 8″ Captures $1M During the Final Days on Indiegogo (Video)

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With less than a week until their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, Stephen and Robbie Amell have successfully secured $1 million for the film, Code 8.  The film’s description reads: “The film takes place in a world where 4% of the population are born… Read More

Testing the Waters: Legion M Fan Owned Studio Now Over $1 Million in Indications of Interest

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Leveraging “Testing the Waters” (TTW) under Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding, Legion M has now topped $1 million in indications of interest from potential investors. The TTW campaign was launched on March 18th at the first Silicon Valley Comic Com.  Legion M describes itself as the… Read More

Leonard Nimoy’s Son Opens Up About the “Star Trek” Star’s Documentary During Tribeca Film Festival

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Just before the premiere of the Kickstarter-success Leonard Nimoy film, For the Love of Spock, at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival  the Star Trek actor’s son, Adam Nimoy, sat down with the Hollywood Reporter to discuss the film and legacy his father left. Last year, before Leonard’s passing, he and Adam approached… Read More

Frank Zappa Film Finishes Crowdfunding Run; Becomes First Documentary to Capture $1M on Kickstarter

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On Friday, actor/director Alex Winter closed the Kickstarter initiative for his upcoming project, Who the Fuck is Frank Zappa? The film is set to follow the musician’s entire life. At the beginning of March, Winter took to the crowdfunding giant to raise $500,000 for the documentary. Revealing why he decided to… Read More

Arrow’s Stephen Amell Reveals Why He Decided to Turn to Crowdfunding For “Code 8″

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With his new film project, Code 8, continuing to be a huge success on Indiegogo, Arrow star Stephen Amell sat down with Deadline to discuss the campaign and why he decided to use the crowdfunding method. Code 8, which was created by Stephen and his cousin, Robbie Amell, takes… Read More

Indiegogo Announces 2016 Fellowship Program Winner

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Earlier this week, crowdfunding portal Indiegogo announced the winner of its 2016 Fellowship Program with partner Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP). The Indiegogo team revealed: “Congratulations to the winner of the Indiegogo Fellowship: Skye Von’s Falling Out Of Love! Instead of making yet another traditional music video, Falling Out… Read More

Frank Zappa Film Smashes Previous Kickstarter Documentary Record; Nears $1M During the Final Days

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With nearly 24 hours until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, Who the Fuck is Frank Zappa?’s documentary has secured nearly $950,000 thanks to over 7,000 backers. The new film reportedly smashed the crowdfunding portal’s previous record of $859,425, which was achieved by Bill Nye Film. Last month, British actor… Read More

Robbie & Stephen Amell’s “Code 8″ Scores $400,000 in Less Than Two Weeks on Indiegogo

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Continuing to be a smashing hit on Indiegogo, Robbie and Stephen Amell’s action-packed film Code 8 has secured nearly $400,000 in less than two weeks on the global crowdfunding platform. The Arrow stars took to the funding platform for the movie. Its description reads: “The film takes place in… Read More

Actor Don Cheadle to Appear at the Cincinnati Premiere of Indiegogo Success “Miles Ahead”

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This evening, actor Don Cheadle will be heading to Cincinnati, Ohio premiere of his Indiegogo project, Miles Ahead. The film was reportedly filmed in the city in 2014 and tonight’s even will be taking place at Esquire Theatre in Clifton. Academy-Award nominated actor launched a campaign on the… Read More

Update: Robbie & Stephen Amell’s Film “Code 8″ Surpasses $200,000 in 2 Days on Indiegogo

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Just two days after Arrow stars Robbie and Stephen Amell launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for their new film, Code 8, the project has successfully secured its initial $200,000 and is now over $260,000 thanks to nearly 3,000 backers. As previously reported, the cousins took to the funding… Read More

Erik Stolhanske of Indiegogo Success “Super Troopers 2″ Unveils Pictures From International Beer Fest Competition

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This week, Super Troopers star Erik Stolhanske offered up details about Super Troopers 2 Indiegogo perk, the International Beer Fest competition, which was held in Chicago last month. Stolhanske, who was known as “Rabbit” in the original film and now “Mink,” revealed in the campaign’s latest… Read More

“Arrow” Stars Robbie & Stephen Amell Hit Indiegogo to Raise $200,000 For Short Film “Code 8”

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On Tuesday, Arrow star Stephen Amell and his cousin, Robbie Amell, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to secure $200,000 for the new film, Code 8. Code 8’s description reads: “The film takes place in a world where 4% of the population are born with some type… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Success “Tower” Named SXSW’s Best Documentary


Last week, Indiegogo alum Tower was named “Best Documentary” at the 2016 South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, which was held in Austin, Texas. The global crowdfunding platform described Tower, which was directed by Keith Maitland, as the following: “50 years ago, America’s first mass school shooting at the University of… Read More

Bill Nye Filmmaking Labs Offer Up New Kickstarter Documentary Update

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Last week, the Bill Nye Film crew shared some details about the Kickstarter-funded documentary project. The project surfaced on the crowdfunding platform last summer and captured $859,425 from 16,850 backers. According to a new update, the project has met up with various scientists to chat about Nye’s impact on… Read More

Brief: Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights Indiegogo Project “Asperger’s Are Us” Before SXSW Debut


Just before its debut at the 2016 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Indiegogo project Asperger’s Are Us announced it was acquired by streaming giant, Netflix. Asperger’s Are Us is described as a documentary about the first comedy troupe consisting of openly autistic people. The… Read More