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  • James Franco seeks $500,000 in crowdfunding for movie trilogy

    James Franco seeks $500,000 in crowdfunding for movie trilogy
    James Franco is looking for $500,000 worth of backers via crowdfunding site Indie Gogo to fund "Palo Alto Stories," three feature films based on pieces from his short story collection about his hometown. The actor, director, artist and film professor...
  • Shemar Moore moves fundraising from Kickstarter to Indiegogo

    Shemar Moore moves fundraising from Kickstarter to Indiegogo
    "Criminal Minds" TV star Shemar Moore has canceled a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter and moved it to Indiegogo. Moore started the fundraiser for his new film project, "The Bounce Back," on May 23, but canceled it about two weeks before its funding...
  • With Palminteri Attached, Play Tries Crowdfunding

    It's not just filmmakers turning to crowdfunding these days: Thesp Chazz Palminteri is attached to star in playwright-actor Kenny D'Aquila's new play "Unorganized Crime," which just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a planned world...
  • Why Some Stars Get Kicked Off Kickstarter

    For a while there, Kristen Bell and Zach Braff had us thinking that all a celebrity had to do to make money on Kickstarter was just show up. Post a pitch video on the crowdfunding website and voila, fans shower you with dollars like rose petals. If...
  • L.A. Film Fest: 'Winter in the Blood' depicts life on reservation

    L.A. Film Fest: 'Winter in the Blood' depicts life on reservation
    Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith were thrilled but stressed Thursday afternoon as the debut of their passion project, "Winter in the Blood," about life on an Indian reservation, rapidly approached. The Montana natives were close family friends with...
  • Ed Cunningham's film chronicles fight over amputated leg

    Ed Cunningham's film chronicles fight over amputated leg
    For most people, playing in the NFL would be the pinnacle of their wage-earning life. Ed Cunningham’s NFL career is just another line on his long and varied résumé. Cunningham, who spent five seasons as a center for the Arizona Cardinals and...
  • Zach Braff Kickstarter Success: Will Crowdfunding Transform Showbiz?

    Kickstarter has leveled the playing field for artists in need of funding. But the influx of pros like Zach Braff has many wondering how crowdfunding will be transformed by showbiz (and vice versa). Over the past four years, Kickstarter has earned a...
  • Latest Celebrity Kickstarter Film Fumble: Shemar Moore

    In the latest display of Kickstarter's potential pitfalls for stars, "Criminal Minds" actor Shemar Moore's $1.5 million campaign to produce the film "The Bounce Back" has collected less than $75,000 from just 384 backers in its first four days. The...
  • Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building

    Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building
    CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...
  • Alanis Morissette Boards Kickstarter Project 'The Price of Desire' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Alanis Morissette and Shannyn Sossamon have been cast in "The Price of Desire," a new romantic period drama based on the life of architect Eileen Gray that's getting a little extra help from Kickstarter - but in an unexpected way. Sossamon will play...
  • Melissa Joan Hart says Kickstarter failure 'started out wrong'

    Melissa Joan Hart says Kickstarter failure 'started out wrong'
    Not every Kickstarter film-funding effort ends in multimillion-dollar success, a la actor-writer-director Zach Braff's recent campaign or that achieved by the cast and creators of the canceled CW show "Veronica Mars." Just ask actress Melissa Joan Hart,...