Indiegogo’s Record Breaking Films

Since we launched at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, over 41,000 films have received funds on Indiegogo and in the last couple of years our film category grew 115%, with funds disbursed to filmmakers in 166 countries. The big winner of 2014 is Dear White People, which raised its initial production funds on Indiegogo and has broken the U.S. … read more

Introducing the 2015 Indiegogo Film Handbook!

Are you a film or web creator looking to raise funds for your project? Look no further than the new Indiegogo Film Handbook. We’ve gathered tons of insights and best practices from the award-winning film and web campaigns since 2008 and we’re excited to share them with you. Download our 2015 Indiegogo Film Handbook to … read more

Lyka’s Adventure: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Evaluate and Iterate

Guest Author Janine Saunders is a co-founder of Connected Sparks and led product development for the campaign team behind Lyka’s Adventure. Lyka’s Adventure began 3 years ago when we set out to create an educational experience that students would remember for the rest of their lives. We tested our first prototype in two classrooms for … read more

From the Israeli Desert to Screening “Deserted” at SFIFF

Yoav Hornung is an award-winning young filmmaker and entrepreneur who mixed cocktails in Tel Aviv before creating this successful Indiegogo campaign. Today he is the co-founder & CEO of, a video production marketplace. Discovering Indiegogo – September 2011 I had a first draft script of Deserted, my thesis film at Tel Aviv University. I … read more

Where Are They Now: Bamboo Lota’s Rise From Ashes

Kyson, Joanna and Stephanie are three former UC Berkeley students whose successful story behind their Indiegogo campaign and subsequent nonprofit, Bamboo Lota, provides great insight for aspiring entrepreneurial campaigners. What’s the story behind Bamboo Lota? We founded Bamboo Lota in 2009 in a UCB Haas School of Business course, “Entrepreneurship to Address Global Poverty.” One … read more