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    Interview: ‘In A World...’ Filmmaker Lake Bell Talks ‘Childrens Hospital’ As Directing Boot Camp, Shifting Role Of Kickstarter & More

    In our interview with her at Sundance London back in May, Lake Bell explained that she'd always had the inclination to direct, but she was “steadfast on the path to being an actor." Now, a short year after helming a short film "Worst Enemy" and some episodes of "Childrens Hospital," the “It’s Compli...

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    Enlist Werner Herzog for a Campaign Video and Make Your Organic Spiced Fennel Salt Kickstarter Goal Quickly

    While the Kickstarter goal for Angelo Garro's Omnivore Salt, "a family recipe that makes food taste better," has not yet been raised, its campaign has made half its goal in just three days, with thirty-six days to go. Garro is looking to market his spiced salt, which we can only be sure includes so...

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    Watch: 'Whatever This Is' Shows What It's Really Like to Work on Reality TV

    Adam Goldman and the people behind the web series hit "The Outs" are back with their new series "Whatever This Is," which is currently 3 days away from the end of their ambitious $165K Kickstarter campaign. They debuted the series' first episode earlier this week.

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    Here's Where to Watch Spike Lee's Essential Films for Filmmakers Online

    Here's a list of Spike Lee's best films for aspiring filmmakers that are currently available to stream for free or with a subscription.

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    WATCH: Spike Lee Gets Heated About Crowdfunding Criticism, Says "I Was Kick-Starting Before There Was Kickstarter"

    In a recent interview with Bloomberg's "Street Smart" host Trish Regan, director Spike Lee loses his cool about the inevitable controversy that arises when a well-known filmmaker turns to Kickstarter for funding -- as Lee has for his upcoming project on blood addiction. "I was kick-starting before t...

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    Watch: Spike Lee Fights Back at Kickstarter Criticism on Bloomberg Show, Calls Host a 'Hater'

    Spike Lee -- like all celebrity artists who have hit up their fans on Kickstarter to fund new works -- has been levied with a fair share of criticism for using a crowdfunding platform, best known for helping the underdog make their dream a reality, to raise $1.25 million for "The Newest Hottest Spik...

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    Spike Lee's List of Films All Aspiring Filmmakers Must See

    Spike Lee (who writes everything in title case but won't tell you the title of the film he's raising money for on Kickstarter) has just posted a list of the films every aspiring director must see to his Kickstarter campaign. It's the list he gives to all of his students on the first day of classes ...

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    Steven Soderbergh Backs Spike Lee's Kickstarter Campaign

    Steven Soderbergh has donated $10,000 to Spike Lee's Kickstarter campaign, which has already broken the $100,000 mark.

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (And Film Fans) Must Read: Netflix Expands, Spike Lee Kickstarts And More

    Netflix expands beyond series into original documentaries and stand-up specials and other daily tech news filmmakers need to know.

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    Spike Lee Joins Kickstarter, Looking to Raise $1.25 Million for a Film on Blood Addiction (VIDEO)

    Spike Lee has joined the quickly growing group of celebrities turning to crowdfunding for their upcoming films. Lee is looking to raise $1.25 million on Kickstarter for his next project, which will center on "human beings who are addicted to blood."

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