Tagged: film

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

Fan Funded Entertainment: Legion M Launches Qualified Reg A+ Security Offer on Wefunder

After receiving a solid amount of investor interest in their Reg CF offer, Legion M has launched a Reg A+ crowdfunding round to raise a minimum amount of $500,000.  The campaign is live now on Wefunder and is the first Reg A+ offer to be… 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

“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