Tagged: zach braff

Listen: Zach Braff Reflects on “Wish I Was Here” Kickstarter

Nearly one year after Kickstarter success Wish I Was Here was released, Zach Braff sat down to reflect on the crowdfunding campaign. The Wish I Was Here  campaign launched on the crowdfunding giant’s platform in 2013 and captured $3.1 million from over 46,000 backers. Its synopsis reads: “A struggling actor,… Read More

Zach Braff Announces He Will Never Do Crowdfunding Again After Receiving Harsh Criticism

Despite the success of his Wish I Was Here crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, actor Zach Braff revealed he will never use the funding method ever again. Screen Daily reported that during a recent interview at the Zurich Film Festival, the former Scrubs start admitted he was… Read More

Crowdfunding At Its Best: Top 12 Successfully Funded Kickstarter & Indiegogo Films

Crowdfunding films is big business these days and it is still early in the evolution of this new approach to funding movies.  On Kickstarter, Film & Video is their second highest revenue generator having successfully raised almost $200 million.  Indiegogo has recently experienced some break… Read More

Zach Braff Talks “Wish I Was Here” Kickstarter Campaign & Its Criticism

The Kickstarter film success Wish I Was Here received mixed reviews over the past couple months, and now Zach Braff has started to discuss the film’s popularity along with his project on the crowdfunding platform.  During an interview with the New Zealand Herald and on Reddit, the former Scrubs star has spoken… Read More

Zach Braff Records Embarrassing Message for Dentist As A “Wish I Was There” Perk

Making sure he stays true to his word, Zach Braff shared embarrassing details about giving back to those who contributed to his “Wish I Was There” crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. During a recent interview, the former “Scrubs” star admitted he regrets agreeing to record voicemails… Read More

Some Backers of Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” Still Waiting for Kickstarter Perks

Actor Zach Braff’s new film and successful Kickstarter campaign “Wish I Was Here” hit theaters last week, but now backers of the famous project reveal they are still waiting for supposed perks ranging form a free t-shirt to a live online screening hosted. The “Wish… Read More

Zach Braff’s Crowdfunded Film “Wish I Was Here” Reviews Are Rolling In

So the emblematic film by Zach Braff, “Wish I Was Here” hits cinema screens across the nation today.  The film raised around $3 million on Kickstarter in 2013 setting  the pace for crowdfunding films.  While not quite achieving the success of  Veronica Mars, a film… Read More

Zach Braff “Wish I Was Here” – Opens This Friday

One of the biggest names in film crowdfunding, Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” is scheduled to hit cinemas across the country this Friday, July 18th.  The film raised $3.1 million crowdfunding on Kickstarter in May of 2013.  More than 46,000 fans supported the project… Read More

Zach Braff Shares Details About “Wish I Was Here”

With his new film “Wish I Was Here” set to hit theaters July 25th, actor-turned-filmmaker Zach Braff along with his co-star Donald Fasion sat down with Time Warner Cable News’ Victor Diaz to discussing the highly anticipated comedy/drama. Last year, Braff launched a crowdfunding campaign… 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

“Wish I Was Here” Reviews Are In, Braff Nets Distribution Deal For Film At Sundance

Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded feature film Wish I Was Here premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last week. Reviews were mixed, of course… And to those who thought Braff was out of line asking for a hand-out, be satisfied in knowing that his second directorial effort — which… 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

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

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 22, 2013

PolicyMic | Crowdfunding For Private Security in Oakland Ignores a Few Key Facts PolicyMic takes a deeper dive into the recent Crowdtilt campaigns funding private security forces in Oakland. What did they find? That some of the neighborhoods don’t have as much crime as one… Read More

WATCH: Zach Braff Helps Kickstarter Backer Propose To Girlfriend

This is pretty amazing. A backer of Zach Braff’s Kickstarter campaign for his new movie “Wish I Was Here” managed to get the actor and director to help him propose to his girlfriend. Matt Hulbert created a video for his girlfriend Janice, and the video… Read More

Zach Braff Makes List Of “12 Who Are Changing Hollywood”

Zach Braff has made TheWrap.com’s list of 12 people who are changing Hollywood for his noted “Wish I Was Here” Kickstarter campaign. That guy started an internet feeding frenzy earlier this year when he decided to crowdfund a follow-up called “Wish I Was Here” at… Read More

UPDATED: Kickstarted Documentary Meets Funding Goal

UPDATE: Funding successful! The documentary was fully funded overnight and the project is a go. Kickstarted, the Kickstarter documentary crowdfunding on Kickstarter, is teetering on the edge of missing a funding goal with less than 24 hours left in the campaign. We first reported on… 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

WATCH: The 5 Most Controversial Crowdfunding Campaigns

Kickstarted, the crowdfunding documentary currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, has released a video on YouTube running down the top 5 most controversial crowdfunding campaigns. Can you guess which campaign is number one? Kickstarted has raised just $21,000 of an $85,000 goal to date with a little… Read More

Zach Braff Kickstarter Success: Will Crowdfunding Transform Showbiz?

Kickstarter has leveled the playing field for artists in need of funding. But the influx of pros like Zach Braff has many wondering how crowdfunding will be transformed by showbiz (and vice versa). Over the past four years, Kickstarter has earned a reputation as the place where creators… Read More