Tagged: movies

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

Cinemeet Launches FundedByMe Initiative to Raise Nearly €200,000 For Movie Lover’s Tinder-Like App

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Earlier this month, Swedish-based startup Cinemeet  launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe to raise €190,000 for its Tinder-like app that’s set to help singles go on a date at the movies. Cinemeet started in Sweden 2014 and is now headquartered in California. The company secured a crowd funding… Read More

AMC Theatres Teams Up With Tilt to Host Ninth Annual Best Picture Showcase; Allows Guests to Select 24-Hour Marathon Locations

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For the ninth straight year, AMC Theatres is bringing all of this year’s Best Picture nominees to its locations for the AMC Best Picture ShowcaseSM. Since 2007, AMC has offered guests the opportunity to see every movie nominated for Best Picture by the Academy of Motion Picture… Read More

Flyway Film Festival Announces New Seed&Spark Short Film Competition

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Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and digital distribution platform for independent film, will select and award the top two short films at the 2015 Flyway Film Festival in Wisconsin. The two winners will be picked from the top five short films accepted for inclusion in the festival, chosen in… Read More

Spike Lee Talks “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” With Entertainment Weekly


With his Kickstarter-success Da Sweet Blood of Jesus set to premiere in theaters on February 15th, director Spike Lee sat down with Entertainment Weekly to share details about his new project and its crowdfunding campaign. During the interview, Lee discussed the back story of the film…. Read More

Actor David Cross Launches Kickstarter to Raise $100,000 For Film “Hits”

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Setting out to get his directorial debut film Hits into theaters, actor and stand-up comedian David Cross has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kicsktarter to raise $100,000. Per its synopsis, Hits is a story about a small town in upstate New York that plays host… Read More

Director of Indiegogo-Success “Gosnell Movie” Shares Details About Its Crowdfunding Campaign & Production Process

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Earlier this year, Irish filmmaker, Phelim McAleer, and his wife, Ann McElhinney, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for a film about the life of infamous abortionist, Kermit Gosnell. During its run, the campaign raised $2.2 million and became one of the… Read More

“Blue Mountain State” Creators Kick Off Campaign on Kickstarter

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It may have been canceled in 2012 after only three seasons, but it seems fans of “Blue Mountain State” have not forgotten the hilarious television series just yet. Star of the show Alan Ritchson along with co-creators Chris Romano and Eric Falconer launched the “Blue… Read More

Watch: The Trailer For Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-Funded Film Is Here & It Looks Amazing

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I’m no authority on films by any means, but I’d like to think I can spot a winner. If this trailer for Zach Braff’s upcoming film Wish I Was Here is any indication, I have some pretty high expectations for the effort. It looks awesome. Braff… Read More

Ai Weiwei Secretly Shot A Sci-Fi Film And It’s Funding On Kickstarter


Chinese artist and cultural activist Ai Weiwei is at the center of a currently-running Kickstarter campaign seeking funding for an upcoming sci-fi film. Shot in secret, The Sand Storm has already met a goal of $33,000 and seems set to eclipse that by orders of… Read More

Documentary On Indiegogo As Some Accuse Kickstarter Of Undue Censorship


Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted in May of 2013 of a host of horrific charges related to late-term abortions and other medical misgivings. Some have called him “the most successful serial killer in the history of the world” while estimating that he may be responsible… Read More

Alibaba Enters Entertainment Crowdfunding Arena With New Financing Play


Alibaba.com is a giant in China, and the company has now launched a crowdfunding play for entertainment-related projects. It’s called Yu Le Bao, or “Entertainment Treasure,” and it allows anyone to invest in entertainment projects like films and games in amounts as little as 100… Read More

Junction: Accredited Investors Following The “Smart Money” Into Movies & Film


Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably been exposed to some of the promise everyone found in the Veronica Mars Kickstarter campaign. The democratization of film finance! People funding films they want to see made! We don’t need the studios! A new accredited-only crowdfunding platform… Read More

The Critics Don’t Matter Here… Veronica Mars Is A Success

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It’s Veronica Mars day. Related: A Fan History of Veronica Mars [Kickstarter] Director Rob Thomas joined CNBC on Wednesday to take a look back at the campaign. Consider that when the film launched on Kickstarter, the largest Kickstarter campaign ever had raised just short of… Read More

On Kickstarter: A Board Game Inspired By The Film “Inception” Bests Goal


Tabletop games continue to be a strong driver of growth for Kickstarter thanks in no small part to a tight-knit community of gamers and their voracious appetite for innovative games to play. Apparently Inceptor has struck a chord, because the game has raised over $50,000 with… Read More

Crowdfunded Films From Kickstarter, Indiegogo Net Four Awards At Sundance

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Crowdfunded films were everywhere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Kickstarter alone fielded 20 alumni and Indiegogo chipped in six more. A complete list of Kickstarter-and-Indiegogo-funded entries are available in the following articles… Sundance Film Festival Includes 20 Kickstarter Funded Films for 2014 Indiegogo at… Read More

Indiegogo Partners With VHX & Yekra On Film Distribution Deal


Rewards-based crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has secured a film distribution deal in partnership with VHX and Yekra. The announcement was made in a recent post to Indiegogo’s blog. Through this new program, filmmakers running crowdfunding campaigns can now rely on Indiegogo to help facilitate a connection… Read More