Kickstarter has changed the game in fundraising but not just for artists with special projects. Kickstarter is a disruptive concept that rallies people together and bysteps the usual protocol of traditional business fundraising altogether. Since Kickstarter’s launch in 2009, 900,000 people pledged support for indie filmmakers, with more than $100 million pledged to features, documentaries, […]
How Kickstarter Kickstarted Sundance—Changing the Game for Indie Creatives and an EIY Solution for a New Generation
Shepard Fairey Narrative Film About Origin of Obey Catching Attention on Kickstarter
Similar to The Social Network movie about the origins of Facebook, 21-year-old film director Julian Marshall is creating a short film about the origins of Obey and Shepard Fairey back when he went to school at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Based on the trailer, the film looks promising and is now on kickstarter […]
Street-Art Round-up: Swoon’s Musical House in New Orleans; JR’s latest Inside Out Video Release
Two projects changing cultural perceptions and possibility through street art concepts and public support.
The Art of Surfing and Skateboarding -Boards Made from Beach Garbage, Decks Made from Basketball Courts
Sundance Film Festival Launches 3-Year Plan with Kickstarter, Plus Top Films Connecting with Youth Culture, and Latest from X Dance
Park City, UT is all abuzz with celebs and snow, but this year’s festival has a decidedly different vibe -greater emphasis on documentaries, funding for indie filmmakers, and outreach to connect non-attendees.