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    Exclusive: Indiegogo Releases Free Handbook for Filmmakers on How to Crowdfund

    Indiegogo has released the Indiegogo Film Handbook which provides tips for filmmakers on how to crowdfund their next project. We've got an exclusive excerpt.

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    How Did the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers Crowdfund (If At All?)

    We break down which films at Tribeca Film Festival used which crowdfunding platforms (and include links to the original campaign pages), as well as how much they raised.

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    8 Tips About How to Make a Micro-Budget Action Film

    As indie filmmakers, we’re often minimized to shooting in contained spaces with no extras, no stunts, no effects, and no elaborate props or design. Great limitations that have made for some incredibly brilliant films throughout the years.

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    Thanks to Indiegogo, You Can Produce a Scene in 'Sharknado 2'

    Producers created an Indiegogo page today to try to raise funds for a scene they say they'll only make if fans want it.

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    Matthew Modine Kickstarts 'Full Metal Jacket' Audio Diary on Working with Stanley Kubrick (Exclusive)

    Matthew Modine is reaching back to the glory days of Stanley Kubrick's stark masterpiece of war from 1987, "Full Metal Jacket." With help from producing partner Adam Rakoff, Modine, now working comfortably in indie film and TV, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for "Full Metal Jacket Diary," an im...

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    Indiegogo Gets a Face Lift with Revamped Website and New Logo

    Indiegogo has got a new brand. While the name, business principles and basic philosophy remains the same, the crowd funding platform has gotten a new logo and redesigned website.

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    Here's How Crowdfunding Rescued This Indie Movie Theater in NYC

    Thanks to a successful crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo, the independently owned Brooklyn Heights Cinema can afford to transition to digital projection - and keep its doors open.

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    How Do We Drag Indie Film into the 21st Century?

    Most filmmakers do not understand the difference between “direct” and “indirect”. This gap in understanding holds many (if not most) indie filmmakers back. How can this gap be closed and indie film dragged into the 21st century?

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Christopher Nolan, Crowdfunding and a Short Doc About Piracy

    Crowdfunding gets backlash from the people who supported it, Christopher Nolan knocks 3-D and digital filmmaking and more tech news about filmmakers and film fans.

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    The Crowdfunding Backlash: What Do You Owe Your Backers?

    Backers who supported Oculus Rift on Kickstarter are now angered that the company has sold to Facebook. What do crowdfunding projects owe their backers?

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