Tagged: sci-fi

Kickstarter Alum “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return” Makes Netflix Debut

Less than a year and a half after raising over $5.7 million through crowdfunding giant Kickstarter, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return finally made its debut on Netflix.  Back in November 2015, Joel Hodgson, the creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000, launched a crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Counting Down to the Kickstarter-Funded Revival: Netflix Showcases 20 Classic Episodes of “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

  With the Kickstarter-funded revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000 set to premiere on Netflix next month, the online/streaming service is now showcasing 20 classic episodes of the sci-fi cult series. Joel Hodgson, the creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in… 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

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

“Con Man” Stars Alan Tudky & Nathan Fillion: “We Could Do An Actual ‘Spectrum’ Movie”

Just a little over a year after Con Man became a smashing hit on Indiegogo, Alan Tudyk, and Nathan Fillion revealed they might be looking to get Spectrum, the series’ show within a show, its very own movie. Last year, Fillion and Tudyk, who worked together on the… Read More

Update: “System Shock” Remake Surpasses $1M on Kickstarter

Over two and half weeks after launching its Kickstarter campaign, Nightdive Studios’ System Shock remake has not only achieved its initial $900,000, it has also surpassed $1 million thanks to over 16,000 backers. As previously reported, The studio took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for the remake of… Read More

Season One of Indiegogo Funded Series “Con Man” Now Available On Comic-Con HQ

On Friday, season one of the Indiegogo alum, Con Man, became available on Comic-Con HQ. This news comes less than two months after Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), announced that the super popular web series would make its way to the new video streaming platform. FireFly actors, Nathan Fillion, and Alan… Read More

Indiegogo Success “Lazer Team” Premieres Next Week: Check Out Where & When to Watch

With less than a week until its sci-fi/comedy Lazer Team premieres, Rooster Teeth has released details on where and when fans can see it. The film first hit Indiegogo in July 2014 to raise $650,000 and within three days raised well over $1M. By the end of its crowdfunding… Read More

“Mystery Science Theater 3000” Nears $4M; Leaked Clip of Crow T Robot & Tom Servo’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Audition Surfaces (Video)

With less than a week until its epic Kickstarter campaign ends, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is currently nearing $4 million thanks to 32,000 backers. Creator Joel Hodgson teamed up with Shout! Factory to launch the campaign to bring back the hit series, which ended in 1999. The original $2 million… Read More

Coming Soon to a Screen Near You: Sci Fi Writer Ray Bradbury’s “Dandelion Wine” Kickstarts Film

RGI Productions filmmaker Rodion Nahapetov, and producer, Natasha Shliapnikoff, long-time friends and colleagues of iconic writer Ray Bradbury, recently launched their Kickstarter campaign for the Dandelion Wine movie. With an ambitious goal of raising $350,000 to cover production costs, the campaign seeks to”make the movie the way Ray would have wanted… Read More

Rooster Teeth Announces “Lazer Team” Release Date & YouTube Red Partnership

Continuing to build hype for its new film, Lazer Team, Rooster Teeth announced this week the release dated of the highly anticipated Indiegogo project. Lazer Team hit Indiegogo July 2014 to raise $650,000 and within three days raised well over $1M. By the end of its crowdfunding run, the… Read More

Rigel 7 Productions Launches Indiegogo Initiative to Raise $50,000 For New Film “Star Trek: Captain Pike”

Ready to share with the world the story about one of the most famous captains in the Star Trek franchise, Rigel 7 Productions has hit global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to secure $50,000 for the film Star Trek: Captain Pike.  The new film is about Captain Pike as he first… Read More

Son of “Star Trek” Legend Leonard Nimoy Launches Kickstarter to Raise $600,000 For “The Love of Spock” Documentary

Just a few months after his father and Star Trek star, Leonard Nimoy, passed away after battling COPD, Adam Nimoy has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $600,000 for the documentary, For the Love of Spock, which is dedicated to Leonard’s beloved sci-fi character. In the campaign’s promotional video, Adam… Read More

Brief: Rooster Teeth Unleashes First Trailer For Lazer Team (Video)

With its Indiegogo-success Lazer Team set to hit theaters this summer, YouTube channel Rooster Teeth has debut the highly anticipated film’s first trailer. Per its synopsis, Lazer Team begins decades ago when the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence project received a onetime signal from outer space, which was never decoded…. Read More

NY Director Returns to Kickstarter For Back to the Future Documentary; Raises Over $40,000 in 24 Hours

Continuing to raise funds for his Back to the Future project, New York City director, Jason Aron, has launched a second crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for the documentary, Back in Time.  Sharing key details about the project, Aron stated: “Put simply, [Back in Time is] the… Read More

“Babylon 5” Creator Reveals New Feature Film Will Not Rely On Crowdfunding

During the 2014 San Diego Comic Con last month, creator of the hit series Babylon 5, J. Michael Straczynski announced new plans for a feature film of the former sci-fi series. Although it’s not sure whether or not the show’s studio, Warner Bros will jump on… Read More

Updated: Rooster Teeth’s “Lazer Team” Rockets Past $2.3M, Becomes Most Funded Project on Indiegogo

Hitting the final stretch of its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, Rooster Teeth’s featured film “Lazer Team” stood at over  $2,365,958 from over 35,000 backers. The project first made headlines when it reached its initial goal of $650,000 within the first 24 hours. Not only was it… Read More

Rooster Teeth Raises $250,000 in 12 Hours; Now a Top 5 Film Campaign

Continuing to draw more attention to its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Rooster Teeth announced the “Lazer Team” project has had a ton of success within the last couple days. Over the weekend, the Rooster Teeth crew took to their website for a special live-stream event… Read More

Ai Weiwei Secretly Shot A Sci-Fi Film And It’s Funding On Kickstarter

Chinese artist and cultural activist Ai Weiwei is at the center of a currently-running Kickstarter campaign seeking funding for an upcoming sci-fi film. Shot in secret, The Sand Storm has already met a goal of $33,000 and seems set to eclipse that by orders of… Read More

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