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Not every Kickstarter film-funding effort ends in multimillion-dollar success, a la actor-writer-director Zach Braff's recent campaign or that achieved by the cast and creators of the canceled CW show "Veronica Mars." Just ask actress Melissa Joan Hart,...
CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...
Even as Zach Braff was taking heat for asking the public to help finance his next movie, the actor and director was contributing to another Kickstarter campaign -- to help save a historic theater in Northern California. Braff was among nearly 500 donors...
MONTE RIO, Calif. — On the redwood-lined banks of the Russian River, dozens of local residents and tourists gathered in a grassy field on a hot Sunday afternoon, lining up to buy raffle tickets and $10 plates of barbecued chicken as a bluegrass...
Zach Braff made headlines last week when he became one of the first top-tier Hollywood personalities to try -- and succeed in -- financing a movie via Kickstarter. Just a few days after listing his idiosyncratic project “Wish I Was Here,”...
Haters, hate away. Despite facing criticism in the media and online for allegedly milking cash from fans, actor and director Zach Braff’s Kickstarter campaign to fund his latest film “Wish I Was Here” reached its $2-million fundraising...
Taking a cue from musicians, filmmakers and other independent artists, Los Angeles choreographer Raiford Rogers has launched a $7,500 fundraising campaign on the crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter for his latest ballet, “Schubert’s Silence.&...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times“Veronica Mars” star Kristen Bell, and the show's creator Rob Thomas know you probably have some questions about how their ......
Los Angeles Times Television CriticAnd so there will be a "Veronica Mars" movie, because on Wednesday some 30,000 fans (and counting) pledged $2 million (and counting) via Kickstarter, the popular crowd-funding website, to make it so. I very much liked the show, which was created by...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesHoly cow marshmallows: You sure do love your “Veronica Mars.” On Wednesday morning, the show's creator Rob Thomas, and its ......
Illustrating the power of social media, more than 30,000 fans of the cult favorite television series "Veronica Mars" pledged $2 million in a single day — or 10 hours, to be exact — to finance an independent film based on the teen drama....
"Inocente," the story of a 15-year-old homeless San Diego girl who pursues her art despite her bleak surroundings, is the first Kickstarter-backed film to win an Academy Award. The makers of the documentary short film raised $52,527 from 294 backers...
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