| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Lots of filmmakers want to jump from YouTube clips to regular movies and TV, but how many are doing so on the power of fart jokes?
"Dick Figures," an animated YouTube series featuring crude drawing and equally crude humor, has been made into a 73-...
| Aug 11, 2013
When the woman who helped shine a spotlight on famed bear Meatball first heard the bruin's hometown was trying to raise money for a float in his honor, she worried that the funding could be better spent helping Meatball — also called Glen Bearian...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Spike Lee's three-week-old fundraising effort has hit the $1 million mark on Kickstarter.
As of 7 a.m. PDT, Lee's campaign had received $1,000,605 from 4,503 pledges -- about 80% of the $1.25 million goal for a new film that's known for now as "The...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Veronica Mars is closer to staging her comeback.
The movie spinoff of the teen television drama — which recently made waves in Hollywood after creator Rob Thomas launched the biggest film fundraising campaign in Kickstarter history —...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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'...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so.
Therefore you curate movies.
You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music.
I don't have a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Orlando singer-songwriter Beth McKee started her musical career in New Orleans and embeds the creative DNA of that destination into the albums that she has recorded here in recent years.
That catalog includes "I’m That Way" (2009), a well-received...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Pop & Hiss is premiering “Put My Baby to Bed,” a track from the forthcoming album “Let’s Fly a Kite” from L.A. singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell.
The indie folk-pop artist went to London to record the album and says “...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Kickstarter campaigns are not only helping movies get off the ground, as rapper Lil Dicky can attest.
The internet rapper recently reached his Kickstarter campaign goal of $70,000, but instead of it going towards the production of a film, the money...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:11 AM
A new Kickstarter project called PowerUp 3.0 turns paper airplanes into smartphone-controlled flying machines.
PowerUp 3.0 is a small electronic module that works by attaching onto a paper airplane that users fold themselves. A small box at the front of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Spike Lee's fundraising effort has topped its $1.25 million goal, five days before the Aug. 21 deadline.
As of 10 a.m. PDT, Lee's campaign had received $1.302,891 million from 5,368 pledges for a new film that's known for now as "The Newest Hottest Spike...