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Filmmaker Toolkit: Crowdfunding

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    SXSW Filmmakers Prove Crowdfunding Might Not Be the Norm and Final Cut Pro is Still Alive

    We asked SXSW filmmakers from the Competition, Headliners, Spotlight, Visions and Midnighters sections to tell us if they used crowdfunding for their work and what they edited on.

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    Can't Wait to Make a Feature? Go Crazy on Mobile App Vine like 'TUB' Director Bobby Miller

    Bobby Miller's short "TUB" played at Sundance, SXSW, Cannes, and more -- an awesome lineup.  Like other narrative filmmakers just out of film school, Miller was excited by the success of his short film, but he was getting anxious. 

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    'Video Game High School' Breaks Kickstarter Film Fundraising Records

    Web series "Video Game High School" is raising the bar on the crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter, having beat out previous film fundraising records by almost double. "Video Game High School" has raised $808,341 from more than 10,000 backers. The money will be used to fund the second season of the s...

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    Crowdfunding on the Go! Kickstarter Debuts Mobile App

    Today, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has announced that it now has an app available for in the Apple App store for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

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    5 Things You Need to Know about the JOBS ACT and Equity Crowdfunding

    Although President Obama, who was just inaugurated for his second term, signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act more than eight months ago, the independent film industry remains in waiting to see the law bear fruit.

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    Kickstarter Finishes 2012 with $100 Million in Film and a Possible Feature Doc Oscar Nominee

    Since launching April 28, 2009, Kickstarter has helped 8,567 film projects raise $85.7 million (with $102.7 million pledged) from 891,979 backers.

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    Why We Need to Remember Our DIY Roots When Crowdfunding and Ask for More than Money

    When Emily Best spoke to Indiewire last month about her new crowdfunding platform, Seed&Spark, which also allows for online distribution, we were intrigued by her story of receiving support for her film "Like the Water," in unexpected packages, namely in donated services, loaned locations, and goods...

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

    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...

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    Filmmakers Create a New Platform for Crowdfunding and Streaming Distribution in the Same Place

    With the new Seed&Spark, Emily Best and a group of fellow filmmakers want to make it easier for filmmakers to raise money, complete productions quickly, and have control over their distribution.

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