Crowdfunding films in Europe is still in its infancy, but some enterprising producers have launched campaigns, using a few opportunities not yet available in the U.S. -- and are facing a different…
When Zach Braff's $5 million dramedy "Wish I Was Here" premieres Jan. 18, it will be one of 20 Sundance films funded through Kickstarter, alongside six financed via Indiegogo. As the number of…
Several that walk a fine line between comedy and drama but are being submitted as comedies include "The Wolf of Wall Street," "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "Before Midnight," "Inside Llewyn…
As an aspiring North Carolina filmmaker, Dreambridge Films founder Todd J. Labarowski literally broke into the business.
Packaging an indie film can feel sometimes like a three-ring circus, so it's fitting that one of the industry's great showmen Cassian Elwes has teamed with Robert Ogden Barnum (no relation to the…
For sellers at the American Film Market, the value of video on demand and other forms of digital content remains very much up in the air in overseas territories.
Film industry pros usually choose between being a "suit" or a "creative," with business execs rarely attempting artistic careers and vice-versa. But as traditionally low indie film budgets become…
Kickstarter has leveled the playing field for artists in need of funding. But the influx of pros like Zach Braff has many wondering how crowdfunding will be transformed by showbiz (and vice versa).
In the latest display of Kickstarter's potential pitfalls for stars, "Criminal Minds" actor Shemar Moore's $1.5 million campaign to produce the film “The Bounce Back” has collected less than $75,000…
The top North American film festivals are striking while the iron is hot, beefing up industry outreach during a post-recession sales boom that burnishes their profiles and even helps filmmakers make…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar