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    First Images From Zach Braff's Kickstarted, Sundance Bound 'Wish I Was Here'

    Just under a year and $3 million and change later, Zach Braff is getting ready to show off his (somewhat controversially) Kickstarted "Wish I Was Here," with the movie recently landing a slot at next month's Sundance Film Festival. And the first few images from the movie are here to show contributor...

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    Sundance Adds Zach Braff's Kickstarter Funded Movie to Lineup; 'Clerks' to Receive 20th Anniversary Screening

    The Sundance Institute today added two new films to its 2014 Sundance Film Festival lineup: Zach Braff's partly Kickstarter funded sophomore feature "Wish I Was Here" and a 20th anniversary screening of Kevin Smith's classic comedy "Clerks." "Clerks" joins the previously announced From the Collectio...

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    Sundance 2014 Reveals Zach Braff's Kickstarted Film 'Wish I Was Here' Now Added to Premieres Section

    Sundance has added one late-breaking title to its Premieres section of the upcoming 2014 fest: Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here," which he funded partially via Kickstarter. Meanwhile, Kevin Smith's cult classic "Clerks" has been added as a From the Collection midnight screening. The 2014 Festival runs ...

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    Watch: First Trailer For CK Williams Inspired 'Tar' Starring Jessica Chastain, James Franco, Mila Kunis & More

    Almost a year since it premiered at the Rome Film Festival, the dramatic omnibus "Tar," which features a star-studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Zach Braff, Bruce Campbell and Henry Hopper, is still without a U.S. distributor or release date. But we guess it's co...

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    Top 10 Most Creative Celebrity Kickstarter Backer Rewards: From Golfing with Tom Sizemore to Wearing Spike Lee's Old Sneakers

    We’ve rounded up 10 of the craziest celebrity Kickstarter backer rewards. Note: it's not too late to golf with Tom Sizemore!

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

    They may not have realized this but more than forty-six thousand individuals – many of them ordinary Americans with no prior film industry knowledge – had a direct bearing on what has been happening this past week thousands of miles away at the Cannes Film Festival. Not so much on the rain-sodden re...

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    Zach Braff Nabs Millions in Traditional Funding for Kickstarter-Funded 'Wish I Was Here,' Casts Anna Kendrick UPDATE

    UPDATE: Zach Braff's successful if controversial Kickstarter campaign for his next project "Wish I Was Here" -- which has raised over $2.6 million still with days to go -- has now helped the writer-director to land millions of dollars in traditional funding for the project, from Worldview Entertainm...

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    Zach Braff and Kickstarter Execs Explain Why Big Players on Kickstarter are a Good Thing

    Earlier this week, we did a round-up of the best arguments for and against celebrities and studio subsidiaries on Kickstarter. Though the Braff detractors are especially loud, it seems commentators are split on whether this is a good thing.

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    After All that Hubbub, What's the Final Verdict on Zach Braff Kickstarter Controversy?

    We may have thought the world was done complaining about or defending Zach Braff's Kickstarter campaign, but earlier this week Emmy-winning television writer/director/producer Ken Levine ("M*A*S*H," "The Simpsons," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Dharma & Greg") reignited the debate over whether having ...

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    Zach Braff Responds to Kickstarter Campaign Vitriol: 'It's Not Like I Lobbied Congress'

    Though he hasn't directed a feature since 2004's "Garden State," Zach Braff has been the talk of the town in recent weeks. With over 35,000 backers and nearly $2.5 million in funds with two weeks to go, his Kickstarter campaign has critics puzzled. Braff sat down with the LA Times in response.

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