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  • How Zach Braff Kickstarted a Film Financing Firestorm

    When Zach Braff's $5 million dramedy "Wish I Was Here" premieres Jan. 18, it will be one of 20 Sundance films funded through Kickstarter, alongside six financed via Indiegogo. As the number of crowdsourced films and budgets continues to grow (including...
  • Sundance 2014: Zach Braff says Kickstarter led to a better movie

    PARK CITY, Utah--Sundance movies can premiere to varying degrees of scrutiny. Few films, though, come in drawing the kind of attention of Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here." After all, it’s been exactly 10 years since Braff debuted his...
  • Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding

    Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding
    If you're on your way to or from the sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend and get the urge to become a hotel owner, you may be in luck -- as long as you have at least $10,000 to spend.  Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is...
  • Can Eva Longoria Help Kickstart The 2016 Hispanic Vote?

    Can Eva Longoria Help Kickstart The 2016 Hispanic Vote?
    Back in the day, well before it was under constant financial stress, public television learned to gather support for its operations by casting a wider net of funders. Anyone who has watched public television over the years is familiar with appeals to...
  • Wilmette Theatre raises money for digital projector

    Wilmette Theatre raises money for digital projector
    At first glance, the recent campaign for the century-old Wilmette Theatre seems plucked from the pages of a Hollywood script – a cast of characters has 30 days to raise $70,000 or their beloved movie theater will be unable to foot the bill for a...
  • Micro 3-D printer reaches Kickstarter goal of $50,000 in 11 minutes

    Micro 3-D printer reaches Kickstarter goal of $50,000 in 11 minutes
    It didn't take long for the M3D Micro, a 3-D printer, to reach its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 when it launched Monday on Kickstarter. It only took 11 minutes, to be exact. The new Kickstarter project has only been on the website for a few hours but...
  • Civil War Miniseries to Seek $2.5 Million on Kickstarter

    A veteran TV and film writer is trying his luck on Kickstarter to raise a whopping $2.5 million in support of a 10-hour miniseries about the Civil War. Michael Frost Beckner, whose credits include "Spy Game" and CBS series "The Agency," plans to unveil a...
  • 'Sharknado 2′ Filmmakers Crowdfunding $50,000 for Bonus Chainsaw Scene

    If you thought the surprise Syfy hit "Sharknado" suffered from a lack of chainsaw action, you can ensure that the upcoming sequel more than makes up for it. The producers behind "Sharknado 2: The Second One" are seeking $50,000 on the crowdfunding site...
  • Autry's 'Route 66' exhibition looks for its funding kicks online

    Autry's 'Route 66' exhibition looks for its funding kicks online
    The Autry National Center of the American West is hoping lots of people will get their kicks by giving money online to help fund its coming exhibition “Route 66: The Road and the Romance.” The Autry, which will open the show June 8, joins...
  • Oculus fans, supporters upset over Facebook acquisition

    Oculus fans, supporters upset over Facebook acquisition
    Oculus may be happy about its $2-billion deal to be acquired by Facebook, but the virtual reality start-up's supporters are definitely not. The Irvine company gained a strong following in the worlds of tech and gaming after taking to Kickstarter in 2012...
  • Fans Can Back a Favorite Legit Musical and Make a Profit

    Crowdfunding isn't just for Zach Braff and "Veronica Mars." Legit producer Jamie Hendry recently used it to raise £1 million ($1.7 million) of the $10.7 million budget for an upcoming West End musical version of "The Wind in the Willows." Broadway's...