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  1. Cannes: Kickstarter Chasing Established Filmmakers

    11:32 am 5/15/2016

    The crowdfunding site is in Cannes actively pursuing projects from established directors to use fan-funding to get their new movies made.Read more

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  2. Kickstarter Reaches 1 Million Documentary Backers (Exclusive)

    7:30 am 5/10/2016

    Nonfiction films are receiving steady support, and $120 million in pledges, on the crowdfunding platform.Read more

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  3. 'Coraline' Vet Launches Kickstarter for 'Calliope Jackalope' Stop-Motion Film

    9:24 am 10/29/2015

    The character's creators, Kathie Olivas and Brandt Peters, will co-write and co-direct the short based on the cult toy figure.Read more

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  4. Kickstarter Now Legally Required to Give Back

    9:45 am 9/21/2015

    The crowdfunding company has reincorporated as a public benefit corporation and will now give back 5 percent of all post-tax profits to arts education and organizations combatting inequality. Read more

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  5. Director Uwe Boll Slams George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Crowdfunding

    3:57 am 6/8/2015

    The German director, struggling to get his new film 'Rampage 3' financed on Kickstarter, goes on an anti-Hollywood rant and says he already has “enough money to play golf till I'm dead.”Read more

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  6. Want a Piece of the Movie Profits? New SEC Rules Could "Revolutionize" Crowdfunding (Guest Column)

    5:00 am 5/29/2015

    Until now, the public has been giving money to movies for free via sites like Kickstarter, but starting June 19, the SEC will allow equity stakes in film (with a few catches). This changes everything, writes finance attorney Schuyler Moore.Read more

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  7. How Kickstarter Topped $100M in Documentary Financing (and 10 Unusual Films That Benefited)

    5:00 am 5/21/2015

    'Finders Keepers,' a Sundance sensation that traces the fight over a severed foot, is among the movies that raised money on the crowdfunding site.Read more

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  8. SXSW: 1 in 3 Films in Competition Funded by Kickstarter

    10:30 am 3/13/2015

    28 films at this year's fest raised more than $1.7 million from over 23,000 people.Read more

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  9. New York Times Showcases Short Documentaries Funded Through Kickstarter (Exclusive)

    9:00 am 3/10/2015

    NYTimes.com has created a Made With Kickstarter channel that highlights six short documentaries backed via the crowdfunding platform. Read more

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  10. Kal Penn Thriller 'The Sisterhood of Night' Picked Up By Freestyle (Exclusive)

    2:24 pm 1/21/2015

    It's billed as a modern take on the Salem witch trials.Read more

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