Tagged: veronica mars

Brief: Kristen Bell Reveals She Randomly Searches Through GoFundMe Pages At Night

While continuing to raise awareness for her new healthy food petition, Veronica Mars starlet Kristen Bell recently revealed to E! News her favorite pastime is looking up GoFundMe crowdfunding campaigns she can put funds towards. During her interview with the media outlet, Bell shared: “I… Read More

“Reading Rainbow” Breaks Kickstarter Record For Most Backers

With less than 24 hours until its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter comes to a close, “Reading Rainbow” has broken the all-time record of backers on the crowdfunding giant’s platform.  On Tuesday, the campaign reached over $4.8 million and has a total of 98,298 backers, which beats… Read More

“Reading Rainbow” Receives Funds From Kickstarter All-Stars

LeVar Burton’s “Reading Rainbow” crowdfunding campaign is now in the top five most successful Kickstarter projects of all time. The project is receiving the latest round of support from unexpected sources – the top four highest earning campaigns ever.  Pebble, OUYA, Pono and “Veronica Mars” announced that they… Read More

Pono Beats Veronica Mars to Become 3rd Most Funded Campaign on Kickstarter

Neil Young’s Pono Music Kickstarter campaign has bested one of the most popular crowdfunding campaigns of all time. Pono knocked-out Veronica Mars with 5 days left in their funding project.  Pono has now raised an astounding $5,756,176 from just under 17,000 backers.  The Pono Music… Read More

TED Interview: Crowdfunding Creative Projects (Video)

Recently TED corralled a group of crowdfunding cognoscenti including Yancey Strickler, Amanda Palmer, Tim Schafer (Double Fine), Ivan Askwith (Veronica Mars), Neil Gaiman, Max Temkin and several others to talk about crowdfunding their creative projects. This is an interesting discussion as each participant shares their… Read More

Pono Music Player Climbing Kickstarter’s Rankings, Now 4th Behind Veronica Mars

The Pono Music campaign continues to ascend Kickstarter’s all-time most funded list. The “end-to-end ecosystem for music lovers” has garnered nearly 15,000 backers at the time of writing and had raised just short of $5 million. Thanks everyone for all of your support. It has… Read More

The Critics Don’t Matter Here… Veronica Mars Is A Success

It’s Veronica Mars day. Related: A Fan History of Veronica Mars [Kickstarter] Director Rob Thomas joined CNBC on Wednesday to take a look back at the campaign. Consider that when the film launched on Kickstarter, the largest Kickstarter campaign ever had raised just short of… Read More

Watch: 2 Minutes Of Veronica Mars Leaked As Countdown To Release Continues

The countdown is on. Veronica Mars hits theaters and will be available to backers on March 14th. In anticipation of the film’s release, Rob Thomas and company have released the following clip of the first two minutes of the film. Not much is revealed, so no… Read More

Where And How To Buy Veronica Mars Movie Tickets

  AMC has announced that presale tickets for the highly anticipated Veronica Mars feature-length flick will go on sale on February 14th via a page for the film on AMC’s web site. AMC is encouraging those interested in seeing the film to bookmark the page and… Read More

FINAL DAYS: How High Can “Kung Fury” Climb?

Kung Fury is a campy movie done in classic 80’s over-the-top action style that is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, and the campaign is about to come to an end. Crowdfunding for the film will cease this Sunday, January 25th at about 11 AM EST. Will Kung Fury… Read More

Rob Thomas Has More Planned For “Veronica Mars” Comeback

Veronica Mars is on the comeback trail, and not just because of the forthcoming Kickstarter-funded feature-length film. Producer Rob Thomas has just struck an agreement that will result in a Veronica Mars-themed web spinoff… The CW web series: a comedy featuring @HiRyanHansen attempting to put together… Read More

Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Premieres, Grand Kickstarter Experiment To Hit Theaters Soon

Last night during E! News, the movie trailer for Veronica Mars was shown for the first time. The movie is slated to begin appearing in theaters across the United States on March 14th, 2014. There’s something about that big WB that appears in the first ten seconds… Read More

Largest Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013: Indiegogo & Kickstarter

Bigger does not always mean better but we all find high profile, big money crowdfunding campaigns interesting and of note.  They may act as a barometer for new products, or services, and can distill future industry trends. The top rewards campaign for 2013, the Veronica… Read More

Veronica Mars Film Release Date Set for March 2014

Film crowdfunding super-start Veronica Mars, created by Rob Thomas has announced the Kickstarter hit will be released on March 14, 2014.  One of the largest crowdfunding campaigns ever, the film closed on Kickstarter  this past April having raised over $5.7 Million creating a title wave… Read More

Infographic: Crowdfunding Successes & Failures

Top-business-degrees.net has generated an infographic showing some high-profile successes and failures from the world’s most robust crowdfunding marketplaces, Kickstarter and Indiegogo. It examines the top crowdfunding campaigns from Kickstarter and Indiegogo as well as some notable cases of fraud and the outcomes of those campaigns…. Read More

Spoiler Alert: New Veronica Mars Footage, Interviews Released

Rob Thomas and the team behind the new Veronica Mars film have released four minutes of interviews and footage on the new movie. The movie made headlines after raising over $5 million on Kickstarter. The campaign closed in April of this year.

Crowdfunded Film Veronica Mars Releases Trailer, Thanks Kickstarter Backers (Video)

The Veronica Mars Movie Project which raised over $5.7 Million on Kickstarter from over 91 thousand supporters has taken another step in project completion in releasing the movie trailer in conjunction with an appearance at Comic Con. The entire Veronica Mars crew made an appearance… Read More

Guarantee Crowdfunding Success: A Must Do List

Having read about, viewed and supported many crowdfunding campaigns, we have a growing perspective on what makes a successful crowdfunding campaign.  Crowdfunding strategies are emerging quickly and successful campaigns are noticing and leveraging these new found tactics. Anyone who is considering crowdfunding a project or… Read More

Crowdfunding Is A Buzzsaw For Celebrities, Good And Bad

Rob Thomas changed crowdfunding forever with his campaign for Veronica Mars, legitimizing the funding method as a way for successful folks to circumvent the powers-that-be. The crowd can now greenlight creative products by sheer power in numbers. Gatekeepers? That’s so 2010. Zach Braff took this… Read More