Tagged: film

NextGen Now Accepting Crowdfunding Video Awards Submissions

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On Thursday, NextGen Crowdfunding announced it is now accepting submissions for its Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs). Last month, the company revealed details about the CVAs, which will notably recognize the best pitch videos from both reward and equity crowdfunding campaigns. NextGen stated it is now… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Crew Shares Some Film Footage With Indiegogo Backers (Video)

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Offering backers of the epic Super Troopers 2 Indiegogo campaign a sneak peak of the anticipated comedy’s progress, the crew at Broken Lizard film studio unveiled some footage of the upcoming film. Broken Lizard sought to raise $2 million for the highly anticipated sequel of the 2001… Read More

Owen Prell: Movies & Equity Crowdfunding

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With equity crowdfunding on the rise, more and more companies from various industries have decided to use the funding method as a way to attract investors. Thanks to Title II (Reg D 506c), III (Reg CF), and IV (Reg A+) of the JOBS Act, accredited… Read More

NextGen Announces Crowdsource Awards Statue Contest for Crowdfunding Video Awards

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Nearly two weeks after announcing its first series of online awards programs, the Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs), NextGen Crowdfunding announced the launch of a design competition to crowdsource an award statue design for the upcoming awards. As previously reported, the CVAs will reportedly provide campaign… Read More

Update: Smithsonian’s “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” Campaign Nears $350,000 During the Final Days on Kickstarter

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With its Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday (November 16th), Smithsonian Institute has successfully secured nearly $350,000 for its “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” project. The organization launched the initiative last month originally seeking $300,000. The Ruby Slippers were made nearly 80 years ago for… Read More

Entertainment Horror Fund Garners $15M of Indicated Interest in Just 7 Days

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IndieCrowdfunder is a niche crowdfunding platform that is focused on the film and entertainment sector.  IndieCrowdfunder is also one of the first FINRA/SEC approved Reg CF platforms. On October 27th, IndieCrowdfunder announced the launch of a $50 million “Horror Fund”.  Under Reg A+ (Title IV… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Stars Announces Upcoming Comedy Special (Video)

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Broken Lizard, the studio behind the highly anticipated movie Super Troopers 2, will be hosting a new comedy special next Friday (November 11th). Stars of the upcoming film, Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme, revealed the news in a latest Indiegogo campaign update. The special will… Read More

“Super Troopers’” Jay Chandrasekhar Sends Update on Sequel: It’s An Exciting Time

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Less than a month after wrapping up the filming portion of Super Troopers 2, director and star Jay Chandrasekhar offered backers a quick update on the highly anticipated comedy’s progress. As previously reported, the production company Broken Lizard originally sought to raise $2 million for… Read More

Game of Thrones’ Brenock O’Connor Joins Bromley Boys Cast, Syndicate Room Campaign Nears Close

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With just a few hours remaining on its SyndicateRoom crowdfunding campaign, the UK independent film The Bromley Boys produced by ItchyFishFilm has secured over £509,000 from over 38 investors for 50% equity offered toward its £640,000 goal to support production for the film. £305,000 has been fronted by the film’s… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Surpasses $4.5M Stretch Goal & Crew Announces: “We Are Putting Live Bears In the Movie” (Video)

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It’s official – there will be live bears in Super Troopers 2! After the upcoming comedy’s Indiegogo campaign surpassed $4.5 million, production studio Broken Lizard announced the animals will be making an appearance. Broken Lizard originally sought to raise $2 million for the highly anticipated sequel of… Read More

Seed&Spark and MasterCard Team up to Launch “TVs Next Great Show”

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Seed&Spark, the independent film crowdfunding platform, has partnered up with MasterCard on a “Crowdfunding Rally” created to uncover and launch “TVs next great show.”  Launched on September 12th, the New Voice Crowdfunding Rally seeks to empower aspiring film creators to fund a short film or… Read More

Action! Producers ItchyFishFilm Launch “Bromley Boys” Syndicate Room Campaign

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In just a few days since launching, the UK independent film produced by ItchyFishFilm has secured over £342,000 toward its £640,000 goal to support production for the film. £305,000 has been fronted by the film’s lead investor group Ken Anderson, Chairman of Bolton Wanderers FC; ItchyFishFilm will seek… Read More

Brief: Equity Crowdfunded Movie “Salty” Finishes Filming

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On Wednesday, SyndicateRoom announced the equity crowdfunded movie Salty has finished the filming stage of its production. As previously reported, the project first appeared on SyndicateRoom in 2014 and the offer allowed smaller investors to participate in the film project for as little as £1,000. The film’s campaign successfully… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum “She Started It” To Be Featured at the 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival

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The creators of the Indiegogo funded film, She Started It, recently announced it is set to be featured at the 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival, which will take place in San Rafael, California from October 6th to October 16th. She Started It is described as a documentary… Read More

Director Guillermo Del Toro Reportedly Gives Funds To Fan’s Indiegogo Film Campaign

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Earlier this month, aspiring writer and director Shane Vader launched a campaign on Indiegogo to raise only $666 for his new film, Higher Powers. Vader describes the film as a satirical thriller that is about a small-town police department invaded by a dangerous and power-hungry supernatural… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Officially Back Into Production (Again)

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On Thursday, the crew of Indiegogo-funded Super Troopers 2 announced that the highly anticipated film is once again back into its production stage. Back in spring 2015, production studio Broken Lizard announced the sequel just 14 years after the first film’s release at the 2001 Sundance Festival…. Read More

James Earl Jones to Join Cast of Kickstarter-Funded Film “Atlas of the Soul”

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Over the weekend, creators of the Kickstarter project, Atlas of the Soul, announced Star Wars legend, James Earl Jones, is set to join the cast of the upcoming romantic drama. The film, which debuted on the crowdfunding platform in May 2015, successfully raised $29,476 from 180 backers and is described as “an… Read More

Olga Kurylenko to Star Alongside Antonio Banderas in Equity Crowdfunded Film “Salty”

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Olga Kurylenko has reportedly signed up to join the cast of the equity crowdfunding film, Salty. This news comes nearly two months after Antonio Banderas signed up to star in the upcoming movie. As previously reported, the project first appeared on SyndicateRoom in 2014. The offer allowed smaller… Read More

Creators of Crowdfunding Success “Star Trek: Axanar” Unveils Trailers Midst Lawsuit (Video)

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Just six months after Paramount and CBS announced they have filed a lawsuit against Star Trek:Axanar for copyright infringement, creators of the crowdfunding success have unleashed the film’s first two trailers. The film has raised over $1 million through Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns. Although it is considered a feature film,… Read More