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    Sundance 2014 Reveals Zach Braff's Kickstarted Film 'Wish I Was Here' Now Added to Premieres Section

    Sundance has added one late-breaking title to its Premieres section of the upcoming 2014 fest: Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here," which he funded partially via Kickstarter. Meanwhile, Kevin Smith's cult classic "Clerks" has been added as a From the Collection midnight screening. The 2014 Festival runs ...

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    Can a Reality Show Company Make a Scripted Comedy? 'Honey Boo Boo' Producers Turn to Kickstarter for Help

    The L.A.-based production company Authentic Entertainment is behind a slew of reality titles, including the TLC's infamous "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," Food Network's "Ace of Cakes" and Esquire's cubicle jockey fight show "White Collar Brawlers." Now the company wants to try its hand at a scripted se...

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    7 Tips for Crowdfunding Your Event from The Atlanta Film Festival

    Chris Holland, Operations and Marketing Director for the Atlanta Film Festival, writes about why the festival decided to use crowdfunding to raise money for the annual event and shares his lessons for crowdfunding.

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    'Veronica Mars' Movie Gets Premiere Date, Will Get National Theatrical Release

    A year after the "Veronica Mars" movie launched its historic Kickstarter campaign, raising a record-setting $5.7 million and sparking many debates about the future of crowdfunding, the resulting feature will open in theaters.

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    15 Reasons We Should Be Thankful for Indie Film in 2013

    Ted Hope is feeling optimistic about the film business. Here are 15 reasons we should be thankful for indie film in 2013.

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    Warning: You Can't Do This on Kickstarter

    After Hal Hartley offered limited distribution rewards for pledges Kickstarter notified him that it falls outside their rewards guidelines as a form of investment.

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    Hal Hartley Explains Why He is Offering Distribution Rights to 'Ned Rifle' as Kickstarter Backer Reward

    Hal Hartley is offering distribution rights to his newest film as a Kickstarter backer reward. Here he explains why.

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    Exclusive Video: Bret Easton Ellis Explains Why 'The Canyons' is an 'Important' Film

    With the Bret Easton Ellis-penned, Paul Schrader-directed Hollywood satire "The Canyons" out tomorrow on DVD and Blu-ray, Indiewire has obtained an exclusive clip from one of the bonus extras featured on the disc with Ellis, Schrader and star James Deen talking about the making of the largely Kickst...

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    Alex Winter Kickstarts Doc About Bitcoin and Silk Road

    Alex Winter has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds for a documentary about the deep web, bitcoin and silk road.

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    Hal Hartley is Kickstarting His Latest Film. Here's Why.

    We interview Hal Hartley about why he has turned to crowdfunding to raise funds for his latest film project, "Ned Rifle."

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