Tagged: film

“Super Troopers 2” Cast Update: We Have A Movie! (Video)

Nearly two months after announcing to Indiegogo backers they were continuing the editing process, director of Super Troopers 2, Jay Chandrasekhar along with castmate Kevin Heffernan, announced the movie is officially been screened by their friends and family. As previously reported, film studio Broken Lizard sought to… Read More

Bangarang!: “Hook” Star Dante Basco Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Rufio Prequel

Dante Basco, the actor who played Lost Boy Rufio in the 1992 Steven Spielberg film Hook, has launched a Kickstarter campaign seeking $30,000 for the Rufio prequel, Bangarang.  The film’s synopsis reads: “This is the story about Rufio, before the mohawk, before Neverland, before he was… Read More

Indie Crowd Funder Raven Fund 1 Has Registered Over $43 Million of Investor Interest

Indie Crowd Funder, a crowdfunding platform set up to provide equity capital for films and entertainment, has seen solid progress on their Raven Fund 1. Using Tier 2 of Reg A+, Raven Fund 1 has now garnered over $43 million in investor interest. Crowdfund Insider… 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 Future of Hollywood? Voyage Media Launches Crowdfunding Campaign as First Ever Creator Owned Studio

Hollywood is kinda broken. Dominated by tent-pole films driven by the “star-system”, the film industry is in dire need of disruption. If there was ever an over-compensated group within society it is certainly the “movie-stars” that have been deemed necessary to power films to financial… 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

“Axanar” Creator Reaches Copyright Lawsuit Settlement with Paramount & CBS

Creator of Star Trek fan film Axanar, Alex Peters, announced on Friday he and his team have reached a settlement with Paramount and CBS. This news comes just a little over a year after the production giants filed the copyright lawsuit against the crowdfunded project. As previously Axanar raised over $1… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Announces the Crowdfunding Video Awards Season Kickoff

On Thursday, NextGen Crowdfunding announced the season one premiere of the Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs). The season kickoff comes a couple of months after the company unveiled details about the CVAs, which will notably recognize the best pitch videos from both reward and equity crowdfunding campaigns. As… Read More

Creators of Crowdfunded Star Trek Film “Axanar” Heading to Court For Paramount & CBS Infringement Lawsuit

One year after Paramount and CBS filed a copyright infringement lawsuits against Star Trek fan film, Axanar, the studios are now heading to court to present their case against the Indiegogo and Kickstarter-funded project. Axanar raised over $1 million through Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns and is described… Read More

“Lazer Team” Director Matt Hullum Confirms: Sequel to Start Filming in Late 2017 Spring (Video)

Less than one year after Indiegogo success Lazer Team hit theaters, director and producer, Matt Hullum announced filming for Lazer Team 2 is set to begin spring 2017 in Texas. The film received over $2.3 million during its crowdfunding campaign in 2014 and raised an additional $1 million in theatrical release… 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

NextGen Now Accepting Crowdfunding Video Awards Submissions

On Thursday, NextGen Crowdfunding announced it is now accepting submissions for its Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs). Last month, the company revealed details about the CVAs, which will notably recognize the best pitch videos from both reward and equity crowdfunding campaigns. NextGen stated it is now… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Crew Shares Some Film Footage With Indiegogo Backers (Video)

Offering backers of the epic Super Troopers 2 Indiegogo campaign a sneak peak of the anticipated comedy’s progress, the crew at Broken Lizard film studio unveiled some footage of the upcoming film. Broken Lizard sought to raise $2 million for the highly anticipated sequel of the 2001… Read More

Owen Prell: Movies & Equity Crowdfunding

With equity crowdfunding on the rise, more and more companies from various industries have decided to use the funding method as a way to attract investors. Thanks to Title II (Reg D 506c), III (Reg CF), and IV (Reg A+) of the JOBS Act, accredited… Read More

NextGen Announces Crowdsource Awards Statue Contest for Crowdfunding Video Awards

Nearly two weeks after announcing its first series of online awards programs, the Crowdfunding Video Awards (CVAs), NextGen Crowdfunding announced the launch of a design competition to crowdsource an award statue design for the upcoming awards. As previously reported, the CVAs will reportedly provide campaign… Read More

Update: Smithsonian’s “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” Campaign Nears $350,000 During the Final Days on Kickstarter

With its Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday (November 16th), Smithsonian Institute has successfully secured nearly $350,000 for its “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” project. The organization launched the initiative last month originally seeking $300,000. The Ruby Slippers were made nearly 80 years ago for… Read More

Entertainment Horror Fund Garners $15M of Indicated Interest in Just 7 Days

Indie Crowd Funder is a niche crowdfunding platform that is focused on the film and entertainment sector.  Indie Crowd Funder is also one of the first FINRA/SEC approved Reg CF platforms. On October 27th, Indie Crowd Funder announced the launch of a $50 million “Horror… Read More

“Super Troopers 2” Stars Announces Upcoming Comedy Special (Video)

Broken Lizard, the studio behind the highly anticipated movie Super Troopers 2, will be hosting a new comedy special next Friday (November 11th). Stars of the upcoming film, Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme, revealed the news in a latest Indiegogo campaign update. The special will… Read More

“Super Troopers’” Jay Chandrasekhar Sends Update on Sequel: It’s An Exciting Time

Less than a month after wrapping up the filming portion of Super Troopers 2, director and star Jay Chandrasekhar offered backers a quick update on the highly anticipated comedy’s progress. As previously reported, the production company Broken Lizard originally sought to raise $2 million for… Read More