The three phases of a Crowdfunding Campaign – the U-Curve Effect

Crowdfunding is a great way to raise finance for any creative project – especially film. You can prove your concept, create audience awareness, and, at the same time, have the support of people that want to share the filmmaking journey with you – with no investors breathing down your neck trying to take creative control. … Read more

[Video]: Nailing a Crowdfunding campaign

With disappearing government and industry support for emerging filmmakers, many creatives are turning to the wonders of Kickstarter (and its Australian equivalent Indiegogo) to fund their break-out ideas. If you’ve got a few friends, a Facebook account and a great idea, why not try running your own social media campaign to get some of that … Read more

Best of the Web 14 April

Story & Structure :: How To Structure a Story: The Eight-Point Arc :: Character Types – Neanderthal to Alien :: Great Scene: ‘Halloween’ :: Trilogy building: Story mapping the Halo-verse Part 1 :: The Magic of World Building :: Writing Exposition and ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ :: Amateur Friday: ‘Home For The Holidays’ Review :: Screenplay … Read more