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tZERO to Tokenize Films in Partnership with Bloq Flix

tZERO, a subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has formed a partnership with Bloq Flix, LLC, to tokenize films, according to a release. Bloq Flix claims to be the “first blockchain entertainment financing company.” tZERO said that Bloq Flix will utilize its tokenization protocol technology to tokenize… Read More

tZero to Tokenize Forthcoming Film: “Atari: Fistful of Quarters”

Overstock subsidiary (NASDAQ: OSTK) tZERO announced on Tuesday it was teaming up with producers of Atari: Fistful of Quarters to tokenize the upcoming motion picture. tZERO claims that this will be the first time the film industry to use blockchain technology, which marks a milestone… Read More

SEC Charges Movie Creators, Daniel Adams and Michael Flanders, with Allegations of Fraud Regarding Film “An LA Minute”

Movie director Daniel Adams and music producer Michael Flanders, and companies under their control have been charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The allegations of fraud are associated with the production of the film: An L.A. Minute. Adams has been involved… Read More

WeFunder Alum Legion M Makes Sundance Film Festival Debut

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment company, announced on Wednesday it will be making its debut at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. According to Legion M, the Legion M Lounge will be open from Thursday, January 18th, to Sunday, January 21st and will be the location of… Read More

Producing Change: Seed&Spark CEO Emily Best Discusses #MeToo, the Film Industry & Crowdfunding

“We are asking everyone in our community to take responsibility for their part. We ask all of our filmmakers to make a public facing statement about how their project is increasing inclusion in entertainment. We make it very clear to our audiences that what we… Read More

Two Years Ago, Strathberry of Scotland was Raising Money on Kickstarter. Today, it is an Instant Hit as Prince Harry’s Fiancee is Filmed with Handbag

Two years ago, Strathberry of Scotland was a Scottish startup looking to create an iconic UK brand in the luxury handbag space. The company leveraged the Kickstarter pre-sale platform to boost exposure for the small company raising £122,000 on a £25,000 goal. The Edinburgh based… Read More

Seed&Spark CEO Emily Best & Duplass Brothers Productions Celebrate Hometown Heroes Crowdfunding Rally Film Winners: “MisEducation of Bindu” & “Drought”

Seed&Spark CEO & Founder Emily Best and Mark Duplass (Room 104, The One I Love, Creep) and announced that Duplass Brothers Productions will be executive producing two locally based features as the winners of the Hometown Heroes Crowdfunding Rally: The MisEducation of Bindu (Indianapolis, IN)… Read More

Kickstarter Teams Up With The Brooklyn Comedy Festival For Annual Film Fest

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter recently announced that for the second year it is teaming up with The Brooklyn Comedy Festival to present the annual Brooklyn Comedy Film Festival. According to Kickstarter, this year’s festival has been expanded from short films only to a week-long program that… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Update: Indiegogo Funded Film Finishes Post Production

Earlier this week, Broken Lizard announced that its highly anticipated comedy Super Troopers 2 has finished its post-production process. The production company’s crew revealed they completed the sound mix and color correction which are the final steps to bringing the film to life. As previously… Read More

Seed&Spark Roundup: Leading Film Industry Crowdfunding, Hosting Hometown Heroes Filmmakers Rally

Seed&Spark has made its niche within film industry crowdfunding, raising over $7M for film projects since launching in 2012 under the helm of CEO & Founder Emily Best. The platform is currently hosting a crowdfunding rally for national filmmakers in partnership with Mark Duplass.  The… Read More

Moe, Larry, & Curly Are Back!: Producers of “The Three Little Stooges” Seek Film Production Funds on MicroVentures/Indiegogo’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform

This week, Producer Earl M. Benjamin, Director Sean McNamara, and Writer Harris Goldberg have teamed up to launch a campaign on Indiegogo/MicroVenture’s equity crowdfunding platform to raise funds for the upcoming film The Three Little Stooges. According to the campaign, The Three Little Stooges will feature… Read More

“Adventure Bunny Bravo” & “Conejo de Heuvos” Feature Films Oversubscribe on Indiegogo/MicroVenture’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform

With the equity crowdfunding campaign on MicroVenture/Indiegogo’s platform set to close next week, producer Mychal Simka and executive producer Bart Baker has successfully secured funds for their upcoming feature films, Adventures of Bunny Bravo and Un Conejo de Huevos. As previously reported, Adventures of Bunny Bravo is a… Read More

Producers Michael Simka & Bart Baker Launch Reg CF Campaign on Microventures For “Adventures of Bunny Bravo” Feature Films

Producer Mychal Simka and Executive Producer Bart Baker have recently launched a Reg CF campaign through Indiegogo/Microventure’s equity crowdfunding platform for the new animated feature films, Adventures of Bunny Bravo and Un Conejo de Huevos, which are films about a loveable misfit rabbit who journeys to… Read More

And Action! UK Film “Kat and the Band” Hits SyndicateRoom Goal

“Our aim is to enable women behind and in front of the camera in the industry during a time when gender inequality still exists.” UK online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced that the independent UK film Kat and the Band has been fully funded, having reached its £400,000 target…. Read More

Kickstarter At Tribeca: 14 Funded Films to Make Appearance at 2017 Film Festival

With the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival set to kick off next week in New York City, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced the funded film projects that are making their way to this year’s event. According to the funding portal, fourteen Kickstarter-funded films will debut at the… Read More

“The Field Guide to Evil” Film Oversubscribes During Indiegogo/MicroVentures Equity Round

Follow-up film from the creators of ABCs of Death series, The Field Guide of Evil, successfully oversubscribed through Indiegogo/Microventures’ equity crowdfunding platform. The Field Guide to Evil is noted to be a brand-new anthology, a feature-length film that will be directed by Veronika Franz and… Read More

Lights, Camera, SXSW!: Here’s the List of Indiegogo-Funded Films Premiering at the Annual Event

On Monday, Indiegogo announced seven films that were funded through its crowdfunding platform will be premiere at the 2017 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The event kicked off last weekend. “Every year, thousands of people flock to Austin to network, enjoy the BBQ and watch some of… Read More

Eleven Kickstarter-Funded Films to be Presented at SXSW 2017

On Thursday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced eleven films that were funded through its funding portal will be presented at this year’s SXSW, which is currently being held in Austin, Texas. The Kickstarter team shared: “Starting this weekend, eleven Kickstarter-funded films are set to play SXSW 2017…. Read More

Kickstarter to Provide Childcare at the 2017 True/False Film Festival

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced on Thursday it is teaming up with True/False Film Festival to bring childcare to the 2017 event. The True/False Film Festival described as an event that offers a four-day weekend of creative placemaking in which filmmakers, artists, musicians and others in… Read More

“Apocalypse Now” Director Francis Ford Coppola Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Film’s Video Game Adaptation

Nearly forty years after the release of iconic film, Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $900,000 for the action-packed movie’s video game. While sharing details about the video game project, Coppola revealed: “Forty years ago, I set out to… Read More

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