Tagged: movies

Legion M Announces Title III Crowdfund Offering on Wefunder

Jeff Annison

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment studio, announced on Monday the launch of its Title III equity crowdfunding offering on Wefunder. The company “Tested the Waters” (TTW) under Reg A+ to gauge investor interest in funding their venture that seeks to produce movies, TV shows and more. The company,… Read More

Kickstarter Shares: “One Million People Have Supported Documentary Film on Our Crowdfunding Platform”

Kickstarter Film Festival 2015 5

Big news for Kickstarter filmmakers! The crowdfunding giant announced on Tuesday one million people have collectively backed more than 12,000 documentary film projects and more than 5,000 of those projects have been successfully funded. The Kickstarter team declared: “Thousands of documentary filmmakers have turned to… Read More

19 Kickstarter-Funded Films to Be Presented at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

Kickstarter Tribeca Film Festival 2016

On Monday, Kickstarter announced that a total of 19 of its funded films will be presented at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, which will be kicking off in New York City this weekend. The crowdfunding portal declared in a recent blog post that more than 31,000 backers pledged… Read More

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

Code 8 3

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

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

Code 8 2

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

Kickstarter: Here’s Our Guide for the 2016 SXSW Film Festival

SXSW

On Friday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced details about its presence at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival, which is being held in Austin, Texas. The Kickstarter crew revealed: “South by Southwest takes over Austin, Texas March 11–20, and we’ll be there with bells on. Here’s a… Read More

Kickstarter Celebrates Creators Nominated For 88th Annual Academy Awards

Kickstarter Film Festival 2015 5

With the 88th annual Academy Awards (Oscars) airing this Sunday evening, Kickstarter joined in on the event’s festivities by celebrating crowdfunding creators that have been nominated. The famous portal  revealed that since 2011 at least one Kickstarter-funded film has been nominated for an Oscar each… Read More

Kickstarter Offers Up Sundance Film Festival 2016 Recap

Kickstarter 1

Following the closing of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Kickstarter offered up some details about its experience at this year’s big event. The crowdfunding giant shared: “We’re dusting off the snow from our parkas and boots this week as the Kickstarter Film team settles back… Read More

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

Blue Mountain State

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

Seed&Spark Celebrates the New Year By Taking a Look Back at 2015 Achievements

2016

Earlier this month, crowdfunding platform for films Seed&Spark celebrated 2016 by taking a look back at its 2015 achievements. The Seed&Spark team shared: “2015 was a year of firsts (and thirds, and fourths) for Seed&Spark. We produced our first VR film. For the first time,… Read More

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

Lazer Team

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

Horror Equity Fund Seeks $750,000 on Crowdfunder to Grow Horror Genre Entertainment Investment Platform

Psycho

Horror Equity Fund, Inc, an investment platform for solicitation and sale of funding solutions for pre-screened and professionally vetted Horror genre entertainment projects, announced on Thursday the launch of its new funding campaign on Crowdfunder to raise $750,000. Horror Equity Fund is not a production company. It offers… Read More

Indie Crowd Funder Reveals Why Equity Crowdfunding is Better For Hollywood

Hollywood sign

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: Eleven Kickstarter-Funded Films Received Nineteen Total 2016 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

Film Camera

On Wednesday, Kickstarter announced that eleven of its funded film projects received a total of nineteen Independent Spirit Awards nominations. The crowdfunding giant declared on its blog: “Film Independent recently announced the nominees for the 2016 Indie Spirit Awards and we’re excited to share that 11… Read More

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

Batkid Begins 1

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

Cinemeet 4

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

AMC Theatres 3

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

Flyway Film Festival

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

Spike-Lee-Da-Sweet-Blood-of-Jesus

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”

David Cross 2

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