Crowdfunding your film – tips from Alt Angle films

Are you wanting to crowdfund your film? Here’s some great tips Darren Langlands, from Alt Angle films and I are running a workshop on crowdfunding for creative projects at Home Manchester 18 March. Crowdfunding is increasing in popularity in this sector but this means that people think it is easy and don’t do the hard … Continue reading

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