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.
Filmmakers, can you get inspired by Alicia Keys’ Tumblr initiative (which includes crowd-sourced videos)?
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.
Good news for international filmmakers looking to crowdfund their films!
Indiegogo, the crowdfunding platform used to raise millions of dollars for thousands of campaigns around the world, announced several international expansions today. The expansions, which include new currencies, languages and localized homepages, aim to provide more customized and efficient experiences for international users.
For more, visit Mashable.
It seems that every week brings new developments in the evolving world of crowdfunding and distribution. In keeping with our ongoing effort to inform the Future of Film community about new platforms, Seed & Spark caught our eye with its commitment to filmmakers and community.
With Kickstarter’s UK launch, is this the moment when crowdfunding goes mainstream?
Crowdsourcing is creating the cloud filmmaking revolution
Filmmakers, take a gander if you’re thinking about crowdfunding your next project.
Celebrities on crowdfunding sites bring more attention to these sites, which have not yet made it to the mainstream consciousness. Arguably, this could bring the sites more funding overall — but for some fans, they also may cheapen the experience.
Indiewire’s Bryce J. Renniger
What can celebrities, who turn to crowdfunding, do to appease potential donors and fans? Indiewire shares four guidelines to follow…