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  • 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...
  • Does late Dungeons & Dragons creator Gary Gygax deserve a statue?

    Does late Dungeons & Dragons creator Gary Gygax deserve a statue?
    Gail Gygax flipped open the blue binder she had been carrying under her arm. On its cover was a shield emblazoned with the words "Gygax Memorial." She was all business, pleasant but driven, barely allowing me time thank her for meeting with me. She turned...
  • Warner Bros. to refund dissatisfied 'Veronica Mars' contributors

    Some of the Marshmallows behind "Veronica Mars" are getting heated. A pocket of contributors who helped bankroll the movie through Kickstarter are not exactly pleased customers, taking to the fundraising site to lament about their struggles in...
  • '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...
  • S. Florida pals create new kind of dating game

    S. Florida pals create new kind of dating game
    Looking for Mr. Right can feel a lot like fun and games. Just ask friends Alys Daly and Victoria Brewer, who grew tired of talking about their misadventures in South Florida dating. Rather than write a tell-all book to help other women, the pals...
  • Vimeo Pledges $10 Million to Fund Indie Film Projects on Its Internet VOD Platform

    Vimeo is upping the ante in trying to bring independent film projects to its online video-on-demand service, announcing that it has set aside $10 million to help creators fund and promote their works on its platform. The $10 million fund will cover a...
  • SXSW: Dana Brunetti Knocks Zach Braff, Spike Lee for Crowdfunding

    Never one to mince words, Dana Brunetti criticized Zach Braff and Spike Lee for utilizing crowdfunding at SXSW on Sunday. In a Q&A with Randi Zuckerberg, the outspoken "House of Cards" producer singled out the filmmakers because those celebrities...
  • Neil Young introduces high-quality music system PonoMusic

    Neil Young introduces high-quality music system PonoMusic
    Neil Young has long groused about the way music he and other artists make ends up sounding in the digital age. Now he is introducing his solution: PonoMusic, a combination online music store and playback system that gives listeners access to audiophile...
  • SXSW: Director Rob Thomas Predicts Nancy Drew-Like Future for 'Veronica Mars'

    The first day on set of the "Veronica Mars" movie, director Rob Thomas was so excited to get started that he called "action" before the cameras had even begun rolling. Kristen Bell and Jason Dohring, who play the namesake character and her former and...
  • SXSW 2014: Five movie stories, including 'Chef' and 'Veronica Mars'

    With its multidisciplinary mix of movies, music and technology, the South by Southwest festival has a reputation as a hip, forward-looking affair. But one of the unofficial themes to emerge at this year's SXSW Film Festival, which kicked off Friday, is...