Posts tagged "crowdfunding"
Enpowering the crowd - Interview with the Head of Film Division of Indiegogo

Enpowering the crowd – Interview with the Head of Film Division of Indiegogo

After working for the biggest studios in Hollywood, Marc Hofstatter decided to be a part of Indiegogo, the first and market-leading crowdfunding platform to help spread the word about the hottest financing model of the current film biz. We talk about exceptional projects, Indiegogo’s international presence and about how short films benefit their filmmakers.  How does...
Crowdfunding: Yes We Can!

Crowdfunding: Yes We Can!

Last year in the Cannes 2014 issue of World of Shorts, we asked our good friend Domenico La Porta – the editor-in-chief of Cineuropa – to share his thoughts on the benefits of crowdfunding.  With the appearance and organisation of online crowdfunding, creators from all walks of life now have a better chance to see...
Tribeca: Indiegogo releases FREE crowdfunding handbook for filmmakers

Tribeca: Indiegogo releases FREE crowdfunding handbook for filmmakers

Indiegogo has released the first ever step by step handbook for filmmakers on how to crowdfund their next project. The amazing new tool will walk any perspective or current Indiegogo filmmaker through everything they need to know about crowdfunding; from technical set up to how to how best to utilize social media to creating original...
Will your Kickstarter project get funded? There is a scientific answer

Will your Kickstarter project get funded? There is a scientific answer

The Swiss University EPFL  developed a strategy with which they can tell if your Kickstarter project will get the funds it needs or not. Well, at a 76% success rate, but that’s a pretty sweet number. The guys unveiled their work at the COSN and here is a sort of abstrac to their work: “Crowdfunding websites such...
ESP winner Mike Forshaw to fund his film "Saturday" through Kickstarter

ESP winner Mike Forshaw to fund his film “Saturday” through Kickstarter

Read Mike Forshaw’s story about his experiences at the European Short Pitch last year and take his advice: Apply to the ESP this year! Mike now: Being selected to participate gave me much more self-belief as a scriptwriter. Together with 24 other teams, you are flown to a cool European location to spend a week developing...
Get the viewers to support, get the supporters to view

Get the viewers to support, get the supporters to view

2012 was a breakthrough in the history of crowdfunding. The most popular platform, Kickstarter hosted more than 18000 successfully supported campaigns last year, which generated around $320 million by 2 million people. It sounds like an enormously large amount, but this is just a little bit more than a single Hollywood blockbuster’s budget. It shows...