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An Introvert's Guide to Crowdfunding

An Introvert's Guide to Crowdfunding

Not the most social person? No worries. This introvert's guide to crowdfundi…

From 'Obvious Child' to 'Blue Ruin': Here Are 9 Kickstarter Films From 2014 That Deserve Your Attention

From 'Obvious Child' to 'Blue Ruin': Here Are 9 Kickstarter Films From 2014 That Deserve Your Attention

Zach Braff's Kickstarter-backed "Wish I Was Here" opens on Friday, so we…

The Top 8 Challenges of Crowdfunding: An IFP Film Week Perspective

The Top 8 Challenges of Crowdfunding: An IFP Film Week Perspective

Crowdfunding has become a go-to method for indie filmmakers, but they are…

Will You Help Penn Jillette Make a Horror Film?

Will You Help Penn Jillette Make a Horror Film?

The latest celebrity to launch a crowdfunding campaign, Penn Jillette wants…

The Future of Crowdfunding (and the Tax Implications)

The Future of Crowdfunding (and the Tax Implications)

A panel during IFP Film Week talked about crowdfunding and its tax…

Exclusive: David Lynch's Son Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Narrative/Doc Hybrid 'Gray House'

Exclusive: David Lynch's Son Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Narrative/Doc Hybrid 'Gray House'

Indiewire has exclusively learned that filmmaker and painter Austin Lynch,…

Spike Lee Does the Right Thing: The Seven Ways He Revamped His Kickstarter Campaign

Spike Lee Does the Right Thing: The Seven Ways He Revamped His Kickstarter Campaign

Spike Lee has had a hard time getting love from industry pundits and…

Exclusive Video: Top 5 Crowdfunding Controversies from Documentary 'Kickstarted'

Exclusive Video: Top 5 Crowdfunding Controversies from Documentary 'Kickstarted'

The documentary project "Kickstarted," which made the news after snagging an…

Tiffany Shlain Explains How and Why Non-Profits and Others Can Crowdsource Film Production for Free

Tiffany Shlain Explains How and Why Non-Profits and Others Can Crowdsource Film Production for Free

Tiffany Shlain, who has been a player in the Bay Area tech scene for over a…

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

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

Although President Obama, who was just inaugurated for his second term,…

John Waters and Michael Tully Endorse the Roxie Theater's Kickstarter Campaign

John Waters and Michael Tully Endorse the Roxie Theater's Kickstarter Campaign

San Fransisco's Roxie Theater, the oldest continuously running cinema in the…

Before You Beg Us: Here Are Four Easy Rules For Every Celebrity on Kickstarter

Before You Beg Us: Here Are Four Easy Rules For Every Celebrity on Kickstarter

Former Dresden Dolls bandleader Amanda Palmer exceeded expectations, includi…

Crowdfunding Gets a Major Test Case: David Fincher Wants Your Money for 'The Goon'

Crowdfunding Gets a Major Test Case: David Fincher Wants Your Money for 'The Goon'

Wow. The straightforward simplicity of crowdfunding appeals even to…

'Ingenious' Filmmakers Raising Money on Kickstarter Are Looking for a Little Help From Jeremy Renner

'Ingenious' Filmmakers Raising Money on Kickstarter Are Looking for a Little Help From Jeremy Renner

You’ve probably never heard of the film “Ingenious,” but…

The Porn Industry Takes a Whack at Crowdfunding With Offbeatr

The Porn Industry Takes a Whack at Crowdfunding With Offbeatr

The adult entertainment industry has always bred innovators. And it was only…

Humphrey Bogart Posthumously Supports Low-Budget Thriller 'This Last Lonely Place'

Humphrey Bogart Posthumously Supports Low-Budget Thriller 'This Last Lonely Place'

Humphrey Bogart as indie-film booster? It could be the beginning of a…

To Crowdfund or Not to Crowdfund: 20 Years After Making 'Hoop Dreams,' Filmmaker Steve James Braves the New Financing World With 'Generation Food'

To Crowdfund or Not to Crowdfund: 20 Years After Making 'Hoop Dreams,' Filmmaker Steve James Braves the New Financing World With 'Generation Food'

I’ve never done this kind of fundraising before. But for some time I’ve been…

With a $15 Million Infusion, Crowdfunder Indiegogo Angles for World Domination

With a $15 Million Infusion, Crowdfunder Indiegogo Angles for World Domination

Kickstarter may get a lot of the online crowdfunding press, but Indiegogo…

Are You Really Ready to Crowdfund?  Here Are 8 Tips from Filmmakers Who've Been There

Are You Really Ready to Crowdfund? Here Are 8 Tips from Filmmakers Who've Been There

We've all heard how great crowdfunding can be for filmmakers. …


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