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  • Freewavz: Another Central Florida crowdfunding success

    Freewavz: Another Central Florida crowdfunding success
    Yet another tech startup in Central Florida has closed on funding for its product via a successful Kickstarter campaign. Melbourne-based Freewavz, which develops wire-free earphones with built-in fitness monitoring, closed on $325,208 in funding on Aug....
  • 'Veronica Mars': Cast, Date Announced for Web Spinoff

    This story is epic: many of the stars from the TV series and subsequent film "Veronica Mars" will be reprising their roles in the CW Seed web series "Play It Again, Dick," which focuses on actor Ryan Hansen and his Dick Casablancas character. Each of the...
  • Broadway Investment Goes Digital with 'On The Town'

    Not to contradict that "Avenue Q" tune, but the Internet isn't just for porn anymore. Now it's for Broadway investing too. Maxolev Prods., the Broadway production shingle led by Howard and Janet Kagan ("Pippin," "Porgy and Bess"), has launched an...
  • Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest

    Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest
    Thanks to an unusually successful Kickstarter campaign, a Lake County entrepreneur is moving ahead with plans to market an Internet-privacy device that has drawn supporters from around the world. Eric Delisle, 43, raised $100,600 in four weeks for his...
  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • How to kindle your own change

    How to kindle your own change
    ''WESTY" WESTENBERGER After the relatively indolent holidays, professional paddleboarder Michael "Westy" Westenberger jump-starts his training in January, which requires a bit of creativity, given the chunks of ice floating in the lake. The weather...
  • 'Veronica Mars,' Jon Favreau's 'Chef' to Premiere at SXSW Festival

    The world premiere of Jon Favreau's comedy "Chef" has been selected as the opening night film for the 21st South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival on March 7 in Austin, Texas. The festival also announced Thursday it will screen Rob Thomas'...
  • As technology explodes, A Total Disruption is there to record it

    As technology explodes, A Total Disruption is there to record it
    Inside a small TV studio in Los Angeles, Ondi Timoner is absorbed again in the making of documentaries. She's on the phone discussing editing options for one project, then planning for the fundraising event of another. Standing nearby is director...
  • Vimeo Offers Indie Filmmakers Access to $500,000 in Marketing Cash, If They Raise Enough Through Crowdfunding

    Vimeo is launching a new program for independent filmmakers, promising to dole out up to $500,000 to help them market their films if they have raised at least $10,000 from crowdfunding sites. In exchange, the filmmakers must grant Vimeo an exclusive...
  • 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...