We nearly Kickstarted the budget back in November, but now I’m feeling like that’s not fair to real indie filmmakers who need the help. Unlike back when I made Clerks in ‘91, I’ve got access to money now — so I should use that money and not suck any loot out of the crowd-funding marketplace that might otherwise go to some first-timer who can really use it.
The filmmaker is not going to fund Clerks III through Kickstarter.
My brain has trouble with the logic of saying I’m taking money away from another Kickstarter project if I’m bringing people that didn’t even know about Kickstarter to begin with. A lot of [backers] are finding out about this awesome concept for the very first time and I’m introducing them to the paradigm and I think there’s something to be said for that.
The rewards you offer your backers should be awesome for them and low-stress for you. Here are 10 tips to consider before you pass the hat - so you can focus on making your movie, not mailing postcards.
To help navigate the new law, Indiewire reached out to a handful of experts that are trying to make sense of the new landscape for filmmakers trying to fund their films.
We’re loving this piece on crowdfunding from Seed & Spark
Users pledged more than $100 million to indie film projects on Kickstarter this year.
There’s a whole lotta indie film lovers out there.