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  1. Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell Eyed as Topic of TV Movie (Exclusive)

    12:49 pm 3/28/2014

    Independent filmmaker Phelim McAleer says liberal Hollywood has ignored "the biggest serial killer in American history -- he's a real-life Hannibal Lecter" and his film is "going to fill that gap."Read more

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  2. 'Johnny Bravo' Creator, Erasure's Vince Clarke, Medal of Honor Vet Join Forces on Video Game

    8:30 am 3/27/2014

    The creative partners will launch a Kickstarter campaign for "Dancers of War" -- described as "a cross between 'Rambo' and 'Footloose,' the good version" -- on March 31.Read more

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  3. Canadian Securities Regulators Unveil New Crowdfunding Rules

    6:58 am 3/21/2014

    Provincial agencies have put limits on startups looking to raise equity to address concerns about online fraud. Read more

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  4. 'Veronica Mars' Kickstarter Backers to Receive Refunds After Digital Download Snafus (Report)

    11:08 pm 3/14/2014

    Dissatisfied supporters of the crowdfunded film had trouble accessing their copy of it, delivered via Flixster and UltraViolet.Read more

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  5. What a German Comedy Can Teach Kristen Bell About Crowdfunding

    3:59 am 3/14/2014

    After three weeks near the top of the German box office, “Stromberg” is set to pay back online fans who invested $1.4 million to get it made.Read more

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  6. Kickstarter Apologizes After Customer Data Hacked

    3:29 pm 2/15/2014

    "We're incredibly sorry that this happened," CEO Yancey Strickler wrote in a blog post after hackers accessed phone numbers, addresses and other personal information from the crowdfunding site's users. Read more

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  7. 'She Makes Comics' Crowdfunds the Oral History of Women in Comics

    1:13 pm 2/10/2014

    New Kickstarter-ed documentary seeks to address the perennially overlooked contributions women have made to the medium.Read more

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  8. Sundance Trend: How Filmmakers Use Kickstarter to Finish Movies

    5:00 am 1/16/2014

    A growing number of directors and producers are turning to crowdfunding to help competition films, such as "The Square" and "Citizen Koch", cross the finish line; says one employee: "Filmmakers come to Kickstarter at all stages of the creative process."Read more

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  9. Lana Del Rey, Mac Miller Donate $10,000 Each to Daniel Johnston Kickstarter Project

    11:37 am 11/24/2013

    The pop star and the rapper both join the psychedelic short film "Hi, How Are You" as executive producers. "I'm excited to take people inside of his head and show them what that world is like," says Miller. Read more

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  10. 'Little Miss Sunshine' Producer: What They Don't Tell You About Crowdfunding (Guest Column)

    5:00 am 11/8/2013

    Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo? Hire a social media expert? How do you get on the "front page"? David Friendly, writing for The Hollywood Reporter, shares the lessons from his first foray into raising money online for his sneaker documentary: "Turns out I suck at crowdfunding."Read more

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