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SXSW Film 2013 Infographic: How Many Films Used Crowd Funding This Year?

SXSW Film 2013 Infographic: How Many Films Used Crowd Funding This Year? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Amanda Farmer at Austin Freelance Writer was kind enough to share with me her fascinating infographic on SXSW Film 2013 stats.
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Iron Sky distributor threatens file sharers with lawsuits - Successful Entrepreneur News | Australian Society of Entrepreneurs

Iron Sky distributor threatens file sharers with lawsuits - Successful Entrepreneur News | Australian Society of Entrepreneurs | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The Iron Sky’s British distributor initially intended to only show the movie in theaters for a single day and then immediately take it to DVD.
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Want Woody Allen to make a film in Israel? Pay up

Want Woody Allen to make a film in Israel? Pay up | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Los Angeles' Jewish Journal starts crowd-funding campaign to convince prominent Jewish director to pick the Holy Land as his next location.
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First Crowd funding Film Project in Telugu

First Crowd funding Film Project in Telugu | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
For the first time in Telugu Film Industry a film is being made in crowd funding route. Popular actors and technicians would going to be take part of the first ever initiative inSouth India. The project is an initiative of Mr. Dakshin Srinivas (Murthy).
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Film Funding, Reeling Them In

Film Funding, Reeling Them In | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''Globally, crowdfunding is big business and is slated to cross the $6-billion mark by next year''

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Crowdfunding Tips from Jennifer Fox's Record-Breaking "My Reincarnation" Kickstarter Campaign

http://www.pbs.org/pov/blog - Jennifer Fox raised a record-breaking $154,000 on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter - the most raised for a finished film and the most per donor - for her new film My Reincarnation. Find out how she did it.
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Independent producers launch first British movie crowdfunding initiative | News | New Media Age

Independent producers launch first British movie crowdfunding initiative | News | New Media Age | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Instinctive Film and Itchy Fish Film producers have kicked off a crowd-funding project for The Bromley Boys movie, which will give investors a chance to appear in a cameo role.
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Future of Film: What Does Kickstarter's $100 Million Haul Tell Us?

Future of Film: What Does Kickstarter's $100 Million Haul Tell Us? | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Kickstarter (and other services like it) have created a new market that efficiently connects people who have creative ideas with those people who want to invest in creative ideas. This is yet another example of the power of the social web.
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Turnstyle - CROWDFUNDING 201: AWARDS SEASON

Turnstyle - CROWDFUNDING 201: AWARDS SEASON | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Some of those projects turn out to be terrible. Some turn out better than expected. But for the ecosystem to thrive, there needs to be success stories, and not just mild success stories, but runaway hits. Things that do so amazingly well that they lend credibility to everyone else.

If everything created from crowdfunding campaigns turned out to be utter crap, why would people bother to get involved going forward?

And so, we’re going to take a look at some films that have found success in their post-crowdfunding life. In a few weeks we’ll look at the films premiering in Park City, but first, let’s look at some films that are making noise in the award races
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Curtain rises on crowd-funding

Curtain rises on crowd-funding | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
Small theaters' ability to raise money on Indiegogo and Kickstarter may mean edgier shows find an audience and a stage.
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Faveoly Project of the Day: Journey across the Ocean!

Faveoly Project of the Day: Journey across the Ocean! | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

Land., a Sundance Lab project, is a fiction feature film about the epic Atlantic adventure of a young Moroccan windsurfer.


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Faveoly Project of the Day: Wastelander Panda by Epic Films

Faveoly Project of the Day: Wastelander Panda by Epic Films | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
The tale of the last remaining panda in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

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Winner for Best Crowd-Sourced Funding Is...

Winner for Best Crowd-Sourced Funding Is... | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it
With Incident in New Baghdad , its second Oscar nominee in two years, Kickstarter is on its way to becoming a democratizing force in film...
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How to harness the power of the online audience to finance, promote and distribute your film. | EFM

How to harness the power of the online audience to finance, promote and distribute your film. | EFM | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''The panel looks at the benefits and pitfalls of going to the Internet for financing and examines different models of crowdfunding: from online sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to European crowd-sourced success stories Iron Sky and Hotel Desire which combined online investment with traditional film funding.''

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Hot Docs sets up crowd-funding service | News | C21Media

Hot Docs sets up crowd-funding service | News | C21Media | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

''Toronto documentary festival Hot Docs is launching its own crowd-funding site and will this month unveil the first of several projects seeking support from the public.''

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How to Identify and Motivate Your Audience | FutureFilmmaking.com

How to Identify and Motivate Your Audience | FutureFilmmaking.com | Crowdfunding World | Scoop.it

One of the most important questions that you should ask yourself when preparing a crowd funding campaign is “Why should people support your project?”

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