| May 20, 2013
| 3:22 PM
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,...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Worldview Entertainment has signed on to provide gap financing to "Wish I Was Here," the independent film from Zach Braff getting lots of attention in recent weeks for raising funds on Kickstarter.
Because the film is scheduled to begin shooting in...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:56 AM
Learning new music takes a lot of practice. And the marching band at Derby High School is up to the challenge.
Now, comes the challenge of raising money to perform all the new songs at football games and other events.
"$5,000 seems like a lot of money,...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park.
Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
New film projects from Zach Braff and a Warner Bros.'s revival of the "Veronica Mars" franchise are having a spillover effect at Kickstarter, the company's founders claimed in a blog post issued on the crowdfunding website Thursday.
Tens of thousands...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Haters, hate away.
Despite facing criticism in the media and online for allegedly milking cash from fans, actor and director Zach Braff’s Kickstarter campaign to fund his latest film “Wish I Was Here” reached its $2-million fundraising...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Zach Braff made headlines last week when he became one of the first top-tier Hollywood personalities to try -- and succeed in -- financing a movie via Kickstarter. Just a few days after listing his idiosyncratic project “Wish I Was Here,”...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
MONTE RIO, Calif. — On the redwood-lined banks of the Russian River, dozens of local residents and tourists gathered in a grassy field on a hot Sunday afternoon, lining up to buy raffle tickets and $10 plates of barbecued chicken as a bluegrass...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
"Gods and Generals" author Jeff Shaara announced Monday he would match up to $5,000 in contributions to help fund a documentary about the Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination.
Former Hagerstown resident Michael Wicklein is producing a...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:05 PM
On an April morning in 2011, Dan Hawthorne walked into the Fitness Center at Hagerstown Community College and began a transformation that would leave no aspect of his life unchanged.
Although he had been overweight for most of his life, he found...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Holy cow marshmallows: You sure do love your “Veronica Mars.” On Wednesday morning, the show's creator Rob Thomas, and its ......