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    Video: Yancey Strickler of Kickstarter

    If Indie Film had a person of the year, it would be Kickstarter this year. It's given more movies the needed boost than anyone else this year (as today's earlier post can attest. Thanks to Dan McGuire for the tip on this!

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    Guest Post Alex & Andrew Smith: "Crowdfunding = Barnraising: We All Have To Do Some Heavy Lifting"

    It's kind of hard to find the appropriate analogy for what we do, particularly these days. Often I am tempted to think it is running full speed against a brick wall without any protective headgear on, hoping that a door may open the moment before impact. But those are on my down days. Usually I can see us all working together, building bridges, fusing connections, doing the labor that will lift the culture in many ways. It shouldn't be so hard to describe that, but I still struggle.Which is one of the reasons I was so pleased to reconnect with Alex and Andrew Smith, twin brothers, whose go to it attitude and willingness to reach high with...

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    Guest Post: Beth B "Who Says An Old Punk Can't Learn New Tricks?"

    I moved to NYC in the early 80's with dreams of making films that would change the world. To prime my path, I was prepared to serve first. There were two internships I wanted. Having grown up listening to Alan Lomax's Southern Journey records, he was one. He didn't hire me. The Super-8 No Wave film thing was taking the city by storm -- or at least the East Village. I turned my sights to working for Beth B, one of the key figures in the "Cinema Of Transgression". I got the interview... but not the gig. Although I have had to watch from afar, I have kept track of Beth and her work, and have always found it inspiring and uncompromising....

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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox “PART 4: How MY REINCARNATION Broke All Kickstarter Records”

    Two weeks ago Jennifer Fox shared with us some of the lessons she learned crowdfunding (1st six here, next 14 here, next 9 here).

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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox "PART 3: How MY REINCARNATION Broke All Kickstarter Records"

    Yesterday, the profoundly generous Jennifer Fox shared with us four more of the lessons she learned crowdfunding. This after a run two week's earlier where she shared a host of other (1st six here, next 14 here, next 9 here).

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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox “PART 2: How MY REINCARNATION Broke All Kickstarter Records"

    Two weeks ago Jennifer Fox shared with us some of the lessons she learned crowdfunding (1st six here, next 14 here, next 9 here).

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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox "How MY REINCARNATION Broke All Kickstarter Records & Raised $150,000"

    Two weeks ago Jennifer Fox shared with us some of the lessons she learned crowdfunding (1st six here, next 14 here) . Since then, she has gone down in the record books for both the number of donations and the amount thereof. If they gave records for quality as well as quantity she probably would h...

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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox "The Next 14 Things I Learned From Our Six-Figure Kickstarter Campaign"

    Yesterday, Jennifer Fox shared with us six things she recommends doing BEFORE launching a Kickstarter campaign. Today she brings the list up to twenty. She's giving us a lot. She's got a few days left on her campaign. Perhaps you can give back?

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    Guest Post: Jennifer Fox "The First 6 Tips For Launching A Six-Figure Kickstarter Campaign

    Last week Jennifer Fox shared with us her 22 year process to getting her latest film made. Today, she share what she has learned about aiming for a six figure raise on Kickstarter. Will she make it? Well, it all starts with you.... Make it happen. I contributed. And now she's giving back to t...

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