George Zimmerman

'Capital C' comes up short on crowd-funding phenomenon

'Capital C' comes up short on crowd-funding phenomenon

Touted as a documentary "about the crowd revolution," "Capital C" devotes its entire running time to just one aspect of crowd-funding: small entrepreneurs raising capital. Directors Jorg M. Kundinger and Timon Birkhofer here present three case studies: Zach Crain, the maker of the Freaker USA one-size-fits-all bottle insulator; Jackson Robinson, the artist drawing the entire deck of the Federal 52 poker cards; and Brian Fargo, the developer of the "Wasteland 2" video game. They all turned out to be resounding successes. These examples show that it's possible to quit day jobs, bypass gatekeepers and follow dreams, even if you'll still have to answer...