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).
WASHINGTON — Speaking at an MPAA, Microsoft and Time event called the Creativity Conference Friday, former President Bill Clinton talked up crowdfunding as a potentially important avenue for…
Here's a Hollywood success story sure to kickstart a crowd of copycats: The "Veronica Mars" movie is getting made, thanks to a Kickstarter campaign that within hours of launching Wednesday became the…
LONDON — Parkville Pictures' "Borrowed Time" has become the first U.K. film to use crowd-funding to secure a theatrical release. The filmmakers behind the micro-budget film turned to crowd-funding…
Crowdfunders may finally reap fiscal rewards from a movie they help finance as equity versions of sites such as Kickstarter gear up to launch next year. But one hurdle remains: The process isn't…
A while back former Variety topper Peter Bart did a radio interview in which he recalled how different it was to be a studio executive back in the 1970s. "In those days," he said, "you could make a…
The $10 million space Nazi comedy "Iron Sky" is already an Internet sensation ahead of its world premiere Feb. 11 at the Berlin Film Festival.
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