How to fail at crowdfunding

It’s quite easy you know! I was asked to look over a pitch for a documentary film which was already fundraising. The project owner was not attracting backers – though they had 12% or 14 the donations had stalled. I do look at all the pitches I am sent. Sometimes I share and sometimes I … Continue reading

Crowdfunding films

Independent filmmaking has been one of the most popular sectors for crowdfunding   Kickstarter announced it has had $100 million pledged for films creating nearly 800 films. Film & Video statistics (April 28, 2009 — January 1, 2013) Total pledged: $102.7 million Total collected: $85.7 million Total backers: 891,979 Funded projects: 8,567 Here’s how those funds have … Continue reading