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Seed&Spark Announces Entertainment Initiative #100DaysOfDiversity

Seed&Spark, the independent film crowdfunding platform, announced on Wednesday the launch of its latest entertainment initiative, #100DaysofDiversity, which is described as a movement that’s joining creators, audiences, brands, festivals, and organizations to actively increase representation in entertainment in 100 days starting January 20th. The crowdfunding platform… Read More

Seed&Spark and MasterCard Team up to Launch “TVs Next Great Show”

Seed&Spark, the independent film crowdfunding platform, has partnered up with MasterCard on a “Crowdfunding Rally” created to uncover and launch “TVs next great show.”  Launched on September 12th, the New Voice Crowdfunding Rally seeks to empower aspiring film creators to fund a short film or… Read More

Seed&Spark Offers Up New Class: Crowdfunding to Build Independence (Video)

Seed&Spark, crowdfunding platform for independent films, recently announced its new class, Crowdfunding to Build Independence. The portal has taught this class at over 100 film festivals, schools and organizations around the U.S. The classes feature co-founders Emily Best and Erica Anderson.  The Seed&Spark team shared: “Crowdfunding to… Read More

Seed&Spark’s Emily Best Talks iN Demand Agreement: “We Were At 65M Homes in the U.S., Now We’re in 100M!”

Last month, Seed&Spark, crowdfunding platform for independent films, announced it made direct distribution deal with cable and digital distributor, iN DEMAND. The portal hopes that the agreement will help expand its domestic distribution reach by 50%. Now, CEO and founder of Seed&Spark, Emily Best, is ready to… Read More

Brief: Seed&Spark Completes New Film Distribution Arrangement

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform for independent films, Seed&Spark, announced it has completed a distribution arrangement to extend its reach to millions of cable customers across the U.S. Through this new agreement, major cable providers will now have access to Seed&Spark’s library of excellent independent content… Read More

Seed&Spark Celebrates the New Year By Taking a Look Back at 2015 Achievements

Earlier this month, crowdfunding platform for films Seed&Spark celebrated 2016 by taking a look back at its 2015 achievements. The Seed&Spark team shared: “2015 was a year of firsts (and thirds, and fourths) for Seed&Spark. We produced our first VR film. For the first time,… Read More

Seed&Spark Announces Expansion & Launch of Redesigned Website

Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution ecosystem for filmmakers, announces on Wednesday the expansion of the company with the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website and the addition of four new team members. Just one year of being on the road with their… Read More

Seed&Spark Joins with Tangerine Entertainment to Support Women

Seed&Spark, an indie-film crowdfunding and distribution platform, has signed a partnership with Tangerine Entertainment to boost the shared mission of supporting women film creators. Tangerine is a film production company that focuses on commercially viable films that incorporates women filmmakers and/or strong roles for women… Read More

Seed&Spark’s Emily Best Talks Indie Films & Partnerships With Verizon

Fresh off the announcement of Seed&Spark’s partnership with FiOS TV, founder of the crowdfunding platform, Emily Best sat down with Verizon to shared details about the new collaboration and revealed her thoughts about the always evolving indie film industry. During the interview, Best discussed the platform’s history,… Read More

FiOS TV Partners with Seed&Spark to Grow Its Independent Film Offering

This year’s film awards season showcased the growing appetite and reach for independent films. Beginning in April, Verizon will be the first pay-TV provider to offer FiOS TV customers access to more independent films On Demand as part of a new partnership with the world’s leading… Read More

Seed&Spark Teams Up With Emerging Pictures to Distribute a More Diverse Selection of Films in Local Movie Theaters

Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution platform made just for independent film, is set to partner with Emerging Pictures, an all-digital film and alternate content network of theaters in the U.S., to extend theatrical distribution to filmmakers who crowdfund on the Seed&Spark platform. Starting in March, both feature… Read More

Seed&Spark Extends Distribution of Independent Films on iTunes

Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding platform made just for independent film, extends its foray into digital distribution, making films available to millions of iTunes customers around the world. Seed&Spark has selected a handful of films to pilot a new distribution program with iTunes. Going forward, films that… Read More

Acclaimed Filmmaker Debra Riley Hits Seed&Spark to Chronicle Untold Story of 18 African American Athletes in 1936 Olympic Games

Atlanta-based Coffee Bluff Pictures is completing production of the highly anticipated documentary Olympic Pride, American Prejudice. History remembers one African American hero, Jesse Owens, from the 1936 Olympics, but this film shines a light on his other 17 accomplished teammates. Set against the strained and… Read More

Seed&Spark Partners With Wemo.io to Launch Content Production Grant to Promote Diversity & Educate Virtual Reality Content Filmmakers

Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution platform for independent filmmakers and Wemo.io, a virtual reality technology and platform company, today jointly launched a diversity-minded grants program to empower independent filmmakers to become part of the growing virtual reality (VR) industry. During the Sundance Film Festival, Wemo.io… Read More

G-Technology Announces New Partnership With Seed&Spark For Independent Filmmakers

G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions, today announced a partnership with Seed&Spark, a community crowdsourcing ecosystem that enables independent filmmakers to fund, promote and distribute their projects. Kicking off at Sundance, the partnership will inspire and educate the Indie filmmaking community through support of… Read More

Flyway Film Festival Announces New Seed&Spark Short Film Competition

Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and digital distribution platform for independent film, will select and award the top two short films at the 2015 Flyway Film Festival in Wisconsin. The two winners will be picked from the top five short films accepted for inclusion in the festival, chosen in… Read More

Crowdfunding to Build Independence – Oak Cliff, Texas

CROWDFUNDING TO BUILD INDEPENDENCE: The only proven path to independence as an artist is a direct connection to your audience. Crowdfunding is becoming a fundamental piece of most financing plans for independent film.  However, many filmmakers miss the opportunity to turn their film funding campaigns… Read More

Texas Theatre Launches Seed&Spark Crowdfunding Campaign For New DCP Projection

On Monday (October 6), the Texas Theatre announced it has teamed up with independent film crowdfunding platform, Seed&Spark, in an effort to raise funds to put a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) Projection inside the historic theater. DCP is the new industry standard projection and file format… Read More

Seed&Spark Hits the Road to Share the Power of Crowdfunding Independent Film

60-day 30-city Road Show to Teach Filmmakers About Crowdfunding and Distribution. Seed&Spark, the first crowdfunding and transactional VOD platform made just for independent film, is taking their show on the road with a 60-day 30-city tour to bring their ‘Crowdfunding to Build Independence’ class all over the… Read More

Film Crowdfunding Site Seed&Spark Teams Up with Tugg

Seed&Spark Partners with Tugg Join Forces to Educate Independent Filmmakers on Leveraging the Crowd to Build Independence. Brooklyn based Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and transactional VOD platform for independent film, has shared they have formed a partnership with Tugg – a platform that empowers individuals to… Read More