Making movies of the people, by the people and for the people

loading Christopher Doyle and Jenny Suen.

With the great changes happening in electronic applications and networks, most things are, by definition, going through a transition. This is true for the film industry as well, not least in how movies are funded: it is currently still using the conventional studio financing method.

But over the next decade or two, we should see more adventurous film funding ways becoming mainstream. Crowdfunding, for one, is a method that’s been picking up speed lately, with films like Rob Thomas’s Veronica Mars and Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here being produced through global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter.


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