Tagged: sundance

Indiegogo Announces Crowdfunded Films Heading to Sundance & Slamdance 2017

On Friday, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced that some of its funded success films are heading to this year’s Sundance and Slamdance festivals. The funding portal shared: “We’re all about starting the New Year off right here at Indiegogo, and that’s just what we’ve been… Read More

Victory Lap: Indiegogo Touts Sundance Success of Dear White People

We all know that film and crowdfunding are perfect mates. Fans get to be a part of something they believe in and filmmakers get to create the movies they want without a nagging studio trying to turn it into a commercial disaster. While the investment… Read More

Watch: The Trailer For Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-Funded Film Is Here & It Looks Amazing

I’m no authority on films by any means, but I’d like to think I can spot a winner. If this trailer for Zach Braff’s upcoming film Wish I Was Here is any indication, I have some pretty high expectations for the effort. It looks awesome. Braff… Read More

Vimeo Expands Crowdfunding Program

As part of Vimeo’s celebration of their one year anniversary announcing Vimeo On Demand, the company is announcing a $10 million investment fund for creators selling their work directly online. The funds will be used to provide creators of all levels and genres direct financial support and… Read More

Crowdfunded Films From Kickstarter, Indiegogo Net Four Awards At Sundance

Crowdfunded films were everywhere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Kickstarter alone fielded 20 alumni and Indiegogo chipped in six more. A complete list of Kickstarter-and-Indiegogo-funded entries are available in the following articles… Sundance Film Festival Includes 20 Kickstarter Funded Films for 2014 Indiegogo at… Read More

Indiegogo at Sundance – 6 Crowdfunded Films

Happening this weekend is one of the hottest parties in the film industry.  The Sundance Film Festival has become synonymous with independent films.  Founded in 1978 by group of film industry innovators that included film legend, demigod Robert Redford, the event has turned into one… Read More

Sundance Film Festival Includes 20 Kickstarter Funded Films for 2014

Kickstarter has become a first funding choice for a growing number of films.  From big Hollywood hits like Veronica Mars to future classics like Kung Fury, crowdfunding will forever change the way films are funded.  For consecutive years Sundance, one of the most famous film… Read More

It’s Official: Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” Will Premiere At Sundance

Congratulations are in order for Zach Braff and the team behind his Kickstarter-funded film Wish I Was Here. The film will premiere at 2014’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The festival is slated to take place between January 16-26, 2014. It isn’t the only… Read More

Roger Ebert Documentary To Premiere At Sundance, Will Live Stream For Indiegogo Backers

Life Itself is a documentary film currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo. It aims to document the life and times of Roger Ebert, the beloved film critic who passed away in April of this year. RELATED | On Indiegogo: Stars Align To Crowdfund Roger Ebert Documentary “Life… Read More

Why Crowdfunding Has Surpassed the VC industry

For the first time in a digital and human history, a film funded by the people (a.k.a. crowd) has won an Oscar. Inocente had the help of 294 backers who donated over $52K in total via Kickstarter, the leading crowdfunding platform which utilizes contribution (donation)… Read More

Sundance: 17 Films, 6 Awards, Crowdfunded by Kickstarter

No industry is changing as rapidly as the film industry, and the burst of creativity engendered by crowdfunding is helping to accelerate that change. The film industry is still largely dominated by the large studios, the agents and of course the “talent,” but something incredible… Read More