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  • Zach Braff on Kickstarter: Judge the game, not the player [video]

    Zach Braff on Kickstarter: Judge the game, not the player [video]
    PARK CITY, Utah -- One of the more divisive movies at the Sundance Film Festival has been Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here,” the actor-filmmaker’s follow-up to “Garden State” that, with a major assist from Kickstarter, has...
  • 'Peabody,' '300' beat 'Need for Speed'; 'Single Moms Club' weak

    'Peabody,' '300' beat 'Need for Speed'; 'Single Moms Club' weak
    DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" scored a box-office victory with a strong second weekend as "Need for Speed" fell short of expectations and "Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club" bombed.  The 3-D animated "Mr. Peabody," a comedy about a...
  • Indiegogo, Crowdfunding Rival to Kickstarter, Raises $40 Million

    Indiegogo, a crowdfunding startup that competes with Kickstarter and others, announced that it has raised $40 million in second-round funding, led by venture-capital firms Institutional Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Indiegogo...
  • Burb's Eye View: 3D printing represents a wave of the future

    Burb's Eye View: 3D printing represents a wave of the future
    How do I know we live in the future? Because on Saturday I watched a couple of school kids enter a virtual world where they built a toy robot and were ready to manufacture it in a few hours. At the Burbank Marriott last weekend, dozens of companies...
  • Berlin: Crowdfunding Catches on With European Filmmakers

    Crowdfunding films in Europe is still in its infancy, but some enterprising producers have launched campaigns, using a few opportunities not yet available in the U.S. -- and are facing a different set of challenges. American filmmakers have mainly used...
  • For Richard Friend, finding lost Laurel is 'labor of love'

    Richard Friend, 41, who says he grew up "on the other side of the tracks," at Steward Manor apartments at Routes 197 and 198, spends much of his spare time restoring all sorts of artifacts from Laurel retailers, movie theaters and restaurants,...
  • TV Picks: 'Bravest Warriors,' 'Gritty City,' 'The Tonight Show''

    TV Picks: 'Bravest Warriors,' 'Gritty City,' 'The Tonight Show''
    "Bravest Warriors" (Cartoon Hangover/YouTube). Given the enormity of my affection for the works of Pendleton Ward ("Adventure Time"), who created these characters, and Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi ("The Adventures of Pete & Pete") -- who, with writer-...
  • Now you can shower with your smartphone (You know you want to)

    Now you can shower with your smartphone (You know you want to)
    It's official. We're addicted to our smartphones. You probably already knew that. But if not, here's your proof: There's now a water-proof shower cap for your smartphone. A London-based Kickstarter campaign reached its bare-bones funding goal mere...
  • 'Veronica Mars' and the Kickstarter model: Who's it for?

    The tweets were coming fast and furious before many of the weekend screenings had rolled their credits: “Veronica Mars,” the Rob Thomas cult show revived as a Kickstarter film to much fanfare last year, was a bust. You probably saw five in...
  • Audio Dubbing Doc 'Being George Clooney' Launches Kickstarter Campaign

    "Being George Clooney," a new documentary by "These Amazing Shadows" co-director Paul Mariano, has a launched a Kickstarter campaign. The doc centers on audio dubbing of Hollywood films featuring George Clooney for foreign markets. Some of the voices...
  • Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

    Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research
    UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links. It does not come...