Tagged: film

Don Cheadle Opens Up About His Role As Miles Davis in Indiegogo Success “Miles Ahead”

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With Indiegogo success Miles Ahead set to hit theaters this spring, actor Don Cheadle sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss his role as Miles Davis. While discussing his history with Miles Davis’ music, Cheadle stated: “He was someone that my parents listened to. The music… Read More

“Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland” Named #1 on iTunes Charts in the U.S. & Several Other Countries

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Following the release of the highly anticipated Kickstarter, Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland, the film and TV show’s creator, Eric Falconer, announced it was dubbed #1 on iTunes charts in the U.S. and several other countries. Falconer stated in an update this morning: “It didn’t… Read More

Alan Ritchson Shares Details About Kickstarter Success “Blue Mountain State: Rise of Thadland”

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With Blue Mountain State: Rise of Thadland set to be unleashed to the world tomorrow (February 2nd), Alan Ritchson sat down to discuss the highly anticipated film. Eric Falconer, the creator of the popular television series, launched a crowdfunding campaign in early 2014 to help… Read More

Jay Chandrasekhar Talks “Super Troopers 2″ Filming Progress & Chicago Beerfest 2016 Tournament

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Ready to offer up an update to Indiegogo backers of the high anticipated Super Troopers 2, actor and director Jay Chandrasekhar, announced the movie’s filming progress. Chandrasekhar shared: “Happy Winter.  It’s Jay here, and I know what you’re thinking: Where’s the f**king movie?   “Don’t worry…. Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum “HUNKY DORY” Premieres at Slamdance 2016; Receives Honorable Mention For Acting-Narrative Feature Award

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This week, newly Indiegogo success Hunky Dory premiered at the 2016 Slamdance festival. The event, which was held on January 22nd-29th in Park City, is described as a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking self-governed –By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers.  The creators hit the crowdfunding platform last month with… Read More

Indiegogo Success “Lazer Team” Premieres Next Week: Check Out Where & When to Watch

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With less than a week until its sci-fi/comedy Lazer Team premieres, Rooster Teeth has released details on where and when fans can see it. The film first hit Indiegogo in July 2014 to raise $650,000 and within three days raised well over $1M. By the end of its crowdfunding… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum Shares Details About Indiegogo Alum “Lazer Team”

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With Indiegogo success Lazer Team set to hit theaters on January 27th, Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum sat down to discuss the film and the company’s partnership with the video platform. During his interview, Hullum shared why Rooster Teeth decided to turn to Indiegogo for funds: “A feature… Read More

Lionsgate Unleashes Official “Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland” Trailer (Video)

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Less than a week after Blue Mountain State: The Ride of Thadland’s first clip was released, entertainment giant Lionsgate unleashed the highly anticipated film’s official trailer. Eric Falconer, the creator of the popular television series, launched a crowdfunding campaign in early 2014 to help finance its feature-length film…. Read More

Broken Lizard Announce New “Super Troopers 2″ Update

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Broken Lizard, the studio behind the cult classic Super Troopers, recently offered up a new update for the film’s upcoming sequel. Earlier this year, Broken Lizard announced the sequel just 14 years after the first film’s release at the 2001 Sundance Festival. The crew revealed that… Read More

Creator of “Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland” Releases First Official Clip (Video)

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Last week, Eric Falconer, the creator of Kickstarter success Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland, unveiled the film’s first official clip. Blue Mountain State, a popular television series that was apparently cancelled far too soon, launched a crowdfunding campaign in early 2014 to help finance its feature-length… Read More

Lizzie Velasquez’s Kickstarter Project “A Brave Heart” Now Available on DVD (Video)

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This week, YouTube sensation and anti-bullying activist, Lizzie Velasquez, announced that her Kickstarter project A Brave Heart is now available on DVD through Amazon. A BRAVE HEART follows the inspiring journey of 63-pound Lizzie from cyberbullying victim to modern-day inspiration. Born with a rare syndrome that prevents… Read More

Paramount & CBS Files Lawsuit Against Crowdfunding Success “Axanar”

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Last week, Paramount and CBS announced they have filed a lawsuit against independent Star Trek film, Axanar. The film has raised over $1 million through Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns. It is feature film, but will be broken down into four episodes following the four acts of the script. California-based Axanar Productions previously… Read More

Indiegogo Alum “Range 15″ Set to Premiere Trailer at 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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This week, the creators of the Indiegogo success film, Range 15, announced that the film’s world premiere trailer is scheduled to debut at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, which will be held in Park City, Utah on January 21-31st. The film launched on the global crowdfunding platform… Read More

Gosnell Movie Creators Seeks More Funding; Offers “Christmas Special” on Indiegogo

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Hoping to secure more funds to finish the film, Gosnell, creators of the film Magdalena Segieda, Phelim McAleer, and Ann McElhinney announced they were added a Christmas Special perk for backers looking to give more money. Last year, producer McAleer and McElhinney launched the campaign on the global… Read More

Indiegogo Looks Back at 2015 Popular Film Crowdfunding Campaigns

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With nearly a week until the calendar year comes to an end, Indiegogo decided to take a look back at five popular film campaigns that hit its global crowdfunding platform over the past 12 months. The Indiegogo team shared: “There are 9 days left in the… Read More

Brief: Jay Chandrasekhar Announces Memoir & Shares New “Super Troopers 2″ Set Photos

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Earlier this month, actor and director of the cult classic Super Troopers, Jay Chandrasekhar, announced that he is currently working on his memoir. Entertainment Weekly reports that Chandrasekhar’s memoir will look back at his childhood growing up in “the lily-white suburbs of Chicago,” his years at… Read More

Indiegogo Unveils Eight Insights from 22,000 Film Crowdfunding Campaigns (Infographic)

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On Friday, Indiegogo released a new report on film crowdfunding that revealed eight insights from 22,000 campaigns. The global crowdfunding platform revealed in a recent blog post: “Indiegogo is an open platform, where all ideas get an equal shot at success. In an industry as… Read More

Indie Crowd Funder Reveals Why Equity Crowdfunding is Better For Hollywood

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With more celebrities turning to the crowd for new projects, Indie Crowd Funder has revealed the key reasons why Hollywood stars should consider using equity-based instead of reward-based crowdfunding. The platform shared in a recent blog post: “Since the beginning of Hollywood, the access to needed… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Film “Miles Ahead” Set to Hit Theaters Next Spring

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Earlier this week, the creators of the Indiegogo-success film, Miles Ahead, announced that it will be hitting theaters on April 1, 2016. This news comes just one month after its premiere at the 53rd annual New York Film Festival. Academy-Award nominated actor Don Cheadle launched a… Read More

Indiegogo Success “Super Troopers 2″ Begins Filming

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Calling all Super Trooper fans: The highly anticipated sequel of the hilarious comedy has officially started filming. Earlier this year, production company Broken Lizard announced the sequel just 14 years after the first film’s release at the 2001 Sundance Festival. The crew revealed that the movie would… Read More