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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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    Alexandre Rockwell's New Film Has a Distributor... If It Can Kickstart Enough Money.

    Usually when filmmakers turn to crowdfunding, they're looking for backing to make a film, but in the case of veteran indie director Alexandre Rockwell ("In The Soup"), he turned to Kickstarter after his latest film "Little Feet" premiered at The Toronto Film Festival and was picked up for distributi...

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    SXSW: 'House of Cards' Producer Rails Against Celebrity Crowdfunding

    Producer Dana Brunetti is a fan of crowdfunding - except when it involves celebrities. The "House of Cards" producer railed against celebrity crowdfunding at a talk at SXSW led by former Facebook executive Randi Zuckerberg.

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    Will You Donate to See Katherine Heigl Marry a Woman in New Indie From 'Beaches' Writer?

    You can now add Katherine Heigl to the list of celebrities turning to crowdfunding to raise money for their projects, but first note that this situation is a bit different than Zach Braff and Spike Lee going on Kickstarter to finance their projects.

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    Is Kickstarter the Future of DIY Distribution?

    Evince Productions and Create Entertainment announced the launch of a 45-day exclusive Kickstarter limited release of the independent feature film, "The Projectionist," the first time a film has been distributed via Kickstarter.

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