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Corey Feldman Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Documentary to Expose Alleged Pedophiles in Hollywood

Following the numerous allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape against former film executive and producer, Harvey Weinstein, actor and musician Corey Feldman launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $10 million for his new documentary that exposes alleged pedophiles in Hollywood. Feldman, who is known… Read More

“Star Trek Deep Space Nine” Showrunner Quickly Raises $250,000 For New Documentary on the TV Series

Ira Steven Behr, the showrunner for the hit sci-fi series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last week for his documentary on the show, What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.  The story behind the documentary reads:… Read More

“The Blair Witch Project” Co-Director Dan Myrick Seeks Funds on Indiegogo For Latest Film Project “Skyman”

Dan Myrick, the co-director of the indie horror/thriller film The Blair Witch Project, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $25,000 for his latest project, Skyman. The film is described as docu-drama about a man who is on a mission to document a… Read More

Leonard Nimoy Documentary “For the Love of Spock” Premieres & Trends #1 in U.S. iTunes Documentaries & Indie Films

Last week, Adam Nimoy (son of Star Trek legend, Leonard Nimoy) released his Kickstarter-funded documentary For the Love of Spock. The film explores the incredible career and artistry of Leonard Nimoy. Back in Summer 2015, just a few months after Leonard’s passing, Adam took to the crowdfunding… Read More

De La Soul Unveils Documentary Following Kickstarter-Funded Album’s Release (Video)

Following the release of their Kickstarter-funded album “and the Anonymous Nobody,” hip-hop group De La Soul released their new documentary, which features the campaign launch and the album’s development. Vincent Mason, David Jude Jolicoeur, and Kelvin “Posdnous” Mercer, launched the crowdfunding initiative last year to secure only… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum “She Started It” To Be Featured at the 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival

The creators of the Indiegogo funded film, She Started It, recently announced it is set to be featured at the 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival, which will take place in San Rafael, California from October 6th to October 16th. She Started It is described as a documentary… Read More

Crowdfunded “Ghostbusters” Documentary “Ghostheads” to Debut on Netflix Same Day As Reboot’s Theatrical Premiere

This week, Indiegogo and Kickstarter-funded Ghostbusters documentary, Ghostheads, announced its official premiere date. The film was featured at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, which was held in New York City in April. Ghostheads’ synopsis reads: “Ghostheads is a documentary that explores the extreme side of the Ghostbusters fandom, and… Read More

Don Cheadle Discusses the Creation of Indiegogo Project “Miles Ahead”

Following the premiere of Miles Ahead in New York City and Los Angeles, actor and director Don Cheadle chatted with Vice about the Indiegogo project’s creation and his appreciation for the musician Miles Davis. Academy-Award nominated actor launched a campaign on the global crowdfunding platform for the… Read More

Kickstarter’s “Bill Nye Film” to Premiere Extended Trailer at Tribeca Film Festival

David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, the filmmakers behind the upcoming Bill Nye Film, announced on Friday that they will be taking over the Tribeca Film Festival movie theater to show an extended trailer of the documentary on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The project surfaced on the… Read More

Leonard Nimoy’s Son Opens Up About the “Star Trek” Star’s Documentary During Tribeca Film Festival

Just before the premiere of the Kickstarter-success Leonard Nimoy film, For the Love of Spock, at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival  the Star Trek actor’s son, Adam Nimoy, sat down with the Hollywood Reporter to discuss the film and legacy his father left. Last year, before Leonard’s passing, he and Adam approached… Read More

Frank Zappa Film Finishes Crowdfunding Run; Becomes First Documentary to Capture $1M on Kickstarter

On Friday, actor/director Alex Winter closed the Kickstarter initiative for his upcoming project, Who the Fuck is Frank Zappa? The film is set to follow the musician’s entire life. At the beginning of March, Winter took to the crowdfunding giant to raise $500,000 for the documentary. Revealing why he decided to… Read More

Frank Zappa Film Smashes Previous Kickstarter Documentary Record; Nears $1M During the Final Days

With nearly 24 hours until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, Who the Fuck is Frank Zappa?’s documentary has secured nearly $950,000 thanks to over 7,000 backers. The new film reportedly smashed the crowdfunding portal’s previous record of $859,425, which was achieved by Bill Nye Film. Last month, British actor… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Success “Tower” Named SXSW’s Best Documentary

Last week, Indiegogo alum Tower was named “Best Documentary” at the 2016 South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, which was held in Austin, Texas. The global crowdfunding platform described Tower, which was directed by Keith Maitland, as the following: “50 years ago, America’s first mass school shooting at the University of… Read More

Bill Nye Filmmaking Labs Offer Up New Kickstarter Documentary Update

Last week, the Bill Nye Film crew shared some details about the Kickstarter-funded documentary project. The project surfaced on the crowdfunding platform last summer and captured $859,425 from 16,850 backers. According to a new update, the project has met up with various scientists to chat about Nye’s impact on… Read More

British Actor & Filmmaker Alex Winter Hits Kickstarter For New Frank Zappa Documentary

Earlier this month, British actor and filmmaker Alex Winter took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise $500,000 for the new documentary, Who the Fuck is Frank Zappa.  While revealing why he has decided to do a documentary on the late rocker, Winters stated: “Frank Zappa… Read More

“Bill Nye Film” Creators Offer Up A Production Update to Kickstarter Backers

Earlier this week, David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, the filmmakers behind the upcoming Bill Nye Film documentary, announced a production update to their Kickstarter backers. The project surfaced on the crowdfunding portal last summer and slowly reached its initial $650,000 goal. By the end of… Read More

Lizzie Velasquez’s Kickstarter Project “A Brave Heart” Now Available on DVD (Video)

This week, YouTube sensation and anti-bullying activist, Lizzie Velasquez, announced that her Kickstarter project A Brave Heart is now available on DVD through Amazon. A BRAVE HEART follows the inspiring journey of 63-pound Lizzie from cyberbullying victim to modern-day inspiration. Born with a rare syndrome that prevents… Read More

Actress Susan Sarandon Teams Up With Writer-Director Matthew Cooke to Launch Indiegogo Project “The Survivors Guide to Prison”

Earlier this week, writer and director Matthew Cooke launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 so that he and his film crew may finish the documentary Survivor’s Guide to Prison. While sharing details about the project, Cooke revealed: “We have the largest prison… Read More

Bill Nye Film Project Secures $800,000 & Becomes Kickstarter’s Most Funded Documentary

With a few hours before the closing of its Kickstarter initiative, Bill Nye’s new film has reached over $800,000 thanks to 16,000 backers. Due to its popularity, the project has been dubbed the crowdfunding giant’s most funded documentary. New York City producers David Alvarado and Jason… Read More

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