Filmmaking - Financing


Alamo Drafthouse Partners with Fan-Owned Studio Legion M

Adi Rukun in The Look of Silence (Photo courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media)Adi Rukun in The Look of Silence (Photo courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media)

A new partnership between Alamo Drafthouse, the independent theater chain and distribution company, and Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company, could help pave a new way for independent films to get financed and developed. The two companies announced yesterday that…  Read more

By May 27, 2016

How We Raised $27,000 on Kickstarter for a Film About Black Teen Identity, First Love and Islam


My name is Nijla Mu’min and I’m an award-winning writer/filmmaker from the East Bay Area. In March, I launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $25,000 for my first feature film, Jinn. Jinn is a coming-of-age drama about a teenage black…  Read more

By May 25, 2016

Jan Švankmajer Crowdfunds His Final Film Insects

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Jan Švankmajer, the 81-year-old surrealist Czech animator, along with his longtime producer Jaromír Kallista, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the filmmaker’s final project, Insects. Švankmajer, known for his dark but playful satirical works, has directed over 30 short and feature-length films throughout…  Read more

By May 25, 2016

Venice Production Bridge Announces Gap Financing Market to Take Place During the Venice Film Festival

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The Venice Production Bridge, a platform connecting European and international producers with potential sales agent, distributors and financiers able to provide final financing for their projects, announced today a new Gap Financing Market to take place during this year’s Venice…  Read more

By May 23, 2016

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