Array’s Ava DuVernay & Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Talk “5th Annual Array Soiree” Collaboration

Earlier this week, independent film distributor Array announced it was collaborating with Indiegogo for the 5th annual Array Soiree during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

Sundance Film Festival 2The Soiree will provide the opportunity to connect and activate this collective around the democratic advancement of diverse storytelling in independent film.

The event’s description reads:

“The Array Soiree is an annual gathering at Sundance Film Festival for influencers in the film industry to discuss the state of varied voices in film and brainstorm ideas for the future. This intimate affair provides a platform for two like-minded organizations to focus our advocacy efforts to achieve equality in filmmaking.


“Ava DuVernay, Founder of Array, and Danae Ringelmann, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of Indiegogo, will host the 5th annual Array Soiree as part of the beginning of a collaboration to achieve our mutual mission of empowering all aspiring filmmakers to get a chance to bring their ideas to the screen. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such an inspirational organization in indie film.”

ava-duvernaySharing her thoughts about the collaboration, ARRAY Founder Ava DuVernay stated:

“On behalf of ARRAY’s Maverick and Rebel members and our Founding Leaders, I’m thrilled to hold hands with our friends at Indiegogo on this intimate gathering of film artists and advocates focused on community and change. Indiegogo has proven to be the perfect, like-minded partner in this experiential endeavor at Sundance to asset the importance and beauty of filmmakers of color and women filmmakers.”

Indiegogo’s co-founder, Danae Ringelmann, added:

Danae Ringelmann“We started Indiegogo because we believe every idea deserves a chance at success and every person deserves the opportunity to fund what matters to them – whether that’s a story that’s never been told or a film from a voice that’s never been heard. We’re so excited to start working with ARRAY in our mutual mission to empower all aspiring filmmakers to get a chance to bring their ideas to the screen.”





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