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…
Of these 26 entries, four have stood out from the fray of 118 feature-length entries for 2014 enough to take home awards. Three Kickstarter-funded films and one Indiegogo-funded film were honored…
- US Grand Jury Prize, Documentary: Rich Hill
Kickstarter – $64,225 on a $60,000 goal from 514 backers
- Audience Award, US Documentary: Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory
Kickstarter – $51,620 on a $50,000 goal from 653 backers
- US Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent: Justin Simien for Dear White People
Indiegogo – $41,405 on a $25,000 goal from 1,318 backers
- World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance: God Help the Girl
Kickstarter – $121,084 on a $100,000 goal from 1,334 backers
Congratulations to all of the award winners and their backers!
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