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Why Zach Braff's Film Going to Cannes Shows the Future of Film Financing

Why Zach Braff's Film Going to Cannes Shows the Future of Film Financing | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

Colin Brown:  "Welcome to the indie world’s new arithmetic, a film financing revolution for which Braff has become the inadvertent poster-child through his committed embrace of crowdfunding" ...


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"For some reason crowd donations have come to be characterized as replacement film financing for private equity. In truth, those pledges are really another iteration of soft money, one that comes with the added bonus of indicating future audience demand [with infographic from Slated]" ...

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Five Things Film Festival Programmers Told Us about How They Use Crowdfunding Sites

Five Things Film Festival Programmers Told Us about How They Use Crowdfunding Sites | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it
When Indiewire went to its film festival programmers to ask what they wanted filmmakers to know about how programmers use crowdfunding sites, they all wanted to make one thing clear: programmers make sure that every film that passes over their desks gets seen by someone, and they program films based on quality.
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Top 10 Posts of 2012: Filmmaking Tips to Kickstart the New Year

Top 10 Posts of 2012: Filmmaking Tips to Kickstart the New Year | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

2012 is done and gone, and the world is still standing. While there wasn’t a cosmic revolution of the Mayan-apocalyptic sort, you can start your own microcosmic revolution...

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Changing the Face of Film Funding: Seed&Spark - Forbes

Changing the Face of Film Funding: Seed&Spark - Forbes | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

Taking pen to paper and writing a great screenplay is hard enough, but securing funding to convert the dream to reality and getting the film in front of an audience represents another mountain of challenges to overcome. Seed&Spark, a film-focused crowdfunding startup based in San Francisco and Brooklyn, New York, was built to help independent filmmakers get their projects through the wilderness and into the Promised Land.

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