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    Attention Filmmakers: The Kickstarter Film Festival is Accepting Submissions

    The Kickstarter Film Festival has begun accepting submission for its annual celebration-slash-showcase of successfully executed projects from across the Kickstarter community.

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    Sebastian Junger Raises Distribution Funds via Kickstarter For 'Restrepo' Follow-Up 'Korengal'

    Sebastian Junger has joined the ranks of Hollywood crowdfunders Zach Braff and Rob Thomas with his recently launched Kickstarter campaign for the "Restrepo" follow-up film, "Korengal."

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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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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers & Film Fans Must Read: Tribeca Cinematographers' Cameras, New Hidden Camera Movies and More

    Tribeca Cinematographers reveal the cameras they used, crowdfunding as a trendsetter and more must-read tech news for filmmakers and film fans.

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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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    Meet Nell Shipman, 'Girl from God's Country' and Silent Film Pioneer Who Fled Hollywood for Idaho (VIDEO)

    It was 1920 when Nell Shipman, a silent film starlet and screenwriter from Canada who broke into Hollywood as a teenager, packed up her 10 year-old son, director-lover and 70 abused animal actors and left Tinseltown for the Idaho wilds. Boise-based filmmaker Karen Day is now working a new documentar...

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    Kickstarting A Short Sci-Fi Film Starring Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

    Having been called “The Most Powerful Artist in the World” and “China’s Most Dangerous Man,” Chinese contemporary artist Ai Wei Wei has made much of an impact in the world of art, and some of his most notable pieces have been in the art of cinema.

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    Crowdfunding Tip: Use Interactive Video to Stand Out

    Facing an over-saturated market, when we were trying to decide if we should turn to crowdfunding to raise the seed money for our independent feature film "The Other Side,", we knew we would have to make a big splash if we were going to have any chance at all of meeting our $50,000 goal. We created ...

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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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    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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