Tagged: cannes

Kickstarter in Cannes Hunting Films

Kickstarter is getting more proactive in its pursuit of filmmakers using their rewards based platform to raise funding for films.  According to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Schoenbrun, Senior film outreach lead at Kickstarter, is talking up the process in Cannes during the annual… Read More

CRE Finance Council Examines Debt Markets At MIPIM

Real estate market, conference and networking event, MIPIM, will take a long, hard look at international debt market conditions and what they hold in store for the real estate sector, drawing on the expertise of the CRE Finance Council (CREFC). A dedicated panel, titled “Commercial… Read More

Kickstopped: When crowdfunding campaigns can’t get started

Creative types are flocking to Kickstarter, GoFundMe and other sites to fund their dreams, but what happens when no one buys into their ideas? If you’re plugged into the news, you’ve no doubt seen splashy headlines about successful Kickstarter campaigns in recent months. In March,… Read More

Cannes: Kickstarter Kids Make An Unlikely Trip

‘Blue Ruin’ and ‘The Opportunist’ were admitted to the festival, bringing their respective teams of young American filmmakers to the Riviera (on the cheap-ish). A few months ago, Jeremy Saulnier had risen early for a flight to Cleveland when he saw a message in his… Read More

The Toxic Investor: A Legendary Indie-Film Company Turns to Crowdfunding

Once upon a time, sex sold—and so did ultra-low-budget movies known for their double-entendre-laden scripts, extreme depictions of raunch and violence, and lots of radioactive slime. Not so anymore. That’s why, on a crisp late-January afternoon, in a building in the Long Island City area… Read More

Send this to a friend