The Idea Channel takes a very nuanced and sober approach to what Veronica Mars Kickstarter success means for Hollywood decision makers and fans.Read More
Evengy Morozov writes about a study that shows crowd funding only benefits a certain kind of movie. To see how the highly decentralized world of social media could disrupt the hegemony of established taste-makers in music, design, or fashion, look no further than Kickstarter. Just like Wikipedia redefined the process of creating an encyclopedia, this Read MoreRead More
The internet’s outpouring of support for Karen Klein (abused bus monitor) shows remarkable compassion. But it could also be demonstrating a way to scam people out of money by playing on the heartstrings.Read More
Perhaps you ran a Kickstarter campaign… and it didn’t hit its goal. Well good luck trying to find the project page in Google search. Kickstarter seems to be actively sweeping failure under the rug.
A Bi-Partisan decision by the United States Congress is relaxing some of the federal restrictions on raising funds for business ventures. A general purpose aid to give businesses access to cash may work out for Filmmakers enabling them to solicit up to one million dollars. Read More
Over Kickstarter’s first two years, Film & Video has been the dominant category, accounting for $50 million of the over $140 million pledged. This year, 31 Kickstarter-funded projects will screen as official selections at SXSW 2012.