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

    Crowdfunding has become a go-to method for indie filmmakers, but they are facing lots of obstacles. We outline the top 8 challenges in crowdfunding.

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    Will You Help Penn Jillette Make a Horror Film?

    The latest celebrity to launch a crowdfunding campaign, Penn Jillette wants you to help him make a horror film and has started a campaign at FundAnything.

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    The Future of Crowdfunding (and the Tax Implications)

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

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

    Indiewire has exclusively learned that filmmaker and painter Austin Lynch, son to David, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance his latest project "Gray House," a hybrid drama that interweaves both documentary and narrative footage to frame a "conversation about nature, identity, consumerism...

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    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 journalists for his ill-conceived Kickstarter campaign. If you follow the campaign close enough, though, it's clear Lee is learning as he goes along. And as the campaign goes along, it's actually unfolding beautifully.

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

    The documentary project "Kickstarted," which made the news after snagging an in-depth interview with Zach Braff in which Braff explained why what he was doing on Kickstarter was good for all independent creators, is now searching for money itself. Visit its Kickstarter page here.

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    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 decade and who directed the 2011 Sundance film "Connected," is currently promoting her cloud filmmaking project, a way for organizations and others to get filmmakers all over the world to contribute to collaborative film pro...

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    FUNDING SPOTLIGHT: "Portrait" by Donato Sansone

    I'm very selective about posting crowd funded projects - but this one is worthy of your attention. Animator Donato Sansone is creating an art video composed of grotesque, surreal and abstract portraits. Check this out.

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

    San Fransisco's Roxie Theater, the oldest continuously running cinema in the United States and the second oldest theater in the world, has launched a Kickstarter campaign with the hope of raising $60,000 by Dec. 12. Any contributions made in the name of the Roxie Theater will support the final phase...

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