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Kickstarter-Funded Bill Nye Documentary to Premiere at SXSW 2017 With New Title

David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, the filmmakers behind the Kickstarter-funded film The Bill Nye Film, announced on Tuesday that the documentary will premiere SXSW 2017, which will be held in March 10th-19h. As previously reported, the film surfaced on the funding portal in 2015 and captured $859,425… Read More

Former “Celebrity Big Brother” Contestant Tila Tequila Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Purchase New House & Furniture

Never afraid to hit the good (and mostly bad) spotlight, former Celebrity Big Brother contestant and reality star, Tila Tequila, has launched a GoFundMe campaign so that fans can help her buy a new house and furniture. Tequila (using her given name Nguyen) wrote: “The reason why I… Read More

Fans of Former Black Flag & Misfit Member Dez Cadena Launch GoFundMe Campaign Following Cancer Diagnosis

Just a few months after the devastating announcement of Dez Cadena being diagnosed with throat cancer, a group of the rocker’s devoted fans launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to help pay for his health expenses. The former Black Flag and Misfit member previously wrote:… Read More

Famed Musician Michael Bolton Hits PledgeMusic For His Upcoming Album

Michael Bolton fans, get ready! The 62-year-old musician is looking to produce a brand new album and he’s seeking the help of his devoted followers to make it happen. Recently, Bolton took to crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic with a mission to raise funds for the new record. He declared… Read More

Chideo Founder Todd Wagner Acquires Prizeo

Today, Todd Wagner, CEO and founder of Chideo, announced the acquisition of crowdfunding platform, Prizeo. This move was to help expand his commitment to blend entertainment and technology to revolutionize the philanthropic space. Prizeo will serve as a sister company to Chideo, strengthening the cause network’s already impressive roster of… Read More

Leonardo DiCaprio Saves Adrian Grenier’s Whale Documentary By Giving $50,000 to Kickstarter Campaign

Just when things started to look grim for Adrian Grenier’s 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale Kickstarter project, the crowdfunding campaign managed rally and capture the initial $300,000 goal, thanks to Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio’s funds and social media powers. As previously reported, Grenier and the film’s director Josh Zeman shared, “We… Read More

All-Girl Band TLC Uses Kickstarter to Make Their Way to the Recording Studio For Fifth & Final Album

Ready to bring some new beats to their fans, the ladies of TLC have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for their fifth and final album. TLC started in the early 90’s and became a huge sensation throughout the years thanks to their… Read More

Brief: Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Teresa Giudice Helps Fund Daughters Band After Kickstarter Failure (Video)

She may be heading to prison over conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and bank fraud, but that hasn’t stopped reality television star Teresa Giudice from helping her daughter Gia with her dreams of becoming a singer. Last month, Gia launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $7,500 for her… Read More

Cleveland Attorney Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Pursue Legal Action Against Lena Dunham & Her Memoir’s Publisher

Earlier this fall, “Girls” star Lena Dunham released her book Not that Kind of Girl. The new memoir exposed untold stories about the actress, including a sexual assault during her days at Oberlin College. Now, the man that was apparently involved in the situation, who is… Read More

Creed’s Scott Stapp Supposedly Launches Fundly Campaign For New Album & Novel After Emotional Breakdown

For those who haven’t heard, things haven’t gone so well for Creed’s former frontman, Scott Stapp. TMZ reported last month that the rocker was put into a psychiatric hold for three days after law enforcement officials stated he had drug-fueled paranoid delusions he’s a marked man, and his… Read More

New Documentary I Am What’s Underneath Hits Kickstarter to Raise $100,000 & Encourage Others to Accept Themselves

Seeking to encourage others to accept and express their true selves by ditching the “social norm,” mother-daughter team, Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum, have launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to raise $100,000 for their new film, I Am What’s Underneath.  I Am What’s Underneath is… Read More

Power Rangers Star Amy Jo Johnson Suits Up in Hero Costume to Celebrate Her Indiegogo Campaign

Ready to share her excitement with the world over her crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo reaching its initial $75,000 goal, Power Rangers star Amy Jo Johnson stepped out as the original pink ranger on Friday (November 7th). The campaign, which is for her debut feature film, The Space Between, is about… Read More

Update: “Top Chef” Star Carla Hall Surpasses $250,000 During Final Hours on Kickstarter

Looks like New York City fans of Top Chef sensation, Carla Hall, are going to be able to enjoy her delicious southern cuisines! The American chef and television personality hit crowdfunding giant, Kickstarter, earlier this month to raised $250,000 so that she may open her Southern Kitchen restaurant… Read More

Ryan Lewis Launches 30/30 Project Campaign on Indiegogo

Raising funds for a cause so close to him, American rapper Ryan Lewis launched the 30/30 Project campaign on Indiegogo and is seeking to raise $100,000 to help build HIV clinics in Malawi. During a recent interview, Mr. Lewis revealed that his mother, Julie Lewis,… Read More

The Latest Celeb Director On Kickstarter: Spike Lee

Spike Lee has launched a crowdfunding campaign in an attempt to fund a new movie about “human beings who are addicted to blood.” on Kickstarter. He has set a goal of $1.25 million in 30 days. Nothing in Life is Free and if you want… Read More

Celebrity Crowdfunding is Set to Launch with Indie Crowd Funder

Platform looks to fill Hollywood void with targeted crowdfunding platform Indie Crowd Funder has announced it is preparing to launch the entertainment industry’s first “celebrity  targeted” crowdfunding platform. Designed to provide Hollywood professionals and celebrities a crowdfunding platform to “Fan-Fund” their passion projects.  “Crowdfunding, reward or… Read More

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