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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