Tag: filmmaking

Robots who code, apps that create scent and more

Our CEO, Dave Mandelbrot had a really excellent interview with Fast Company where he discussed the many ways in which Indiegogo is going beyond crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs. Our intent is to help entrepreneurs “not just raise money, but also help them with manufacturing, design, retail. Equity crowdfunding was a very natural extension of that … read more

News this week: From the Oscars to Morgan Spurlock, Indiegogo funded films take off

Something very cool was announced this week. We are partnering with Morgan Spurlock’s production company Warrior Poets to help more independent filmmakers bring their movies to the screen. WP will offer production and post-production services as well as film festival, financial and distribution strategy and consultation for certain Indiegogo-funded films, and our pal Morgan will be … read more

Don’t Ask, Earn: Building a Valuable Twitter Following For Your Film Campaign

We’ve all seen the hashtags: #followback. #F4F. and my favorite –– #TeamFollowBack. Back when I started using Twitter as my primary social network, I probably would’ve been an advocate of this. I mean, why not? It’s an easy way to get followers. But as we grow, we come to realize that a following of 10,000 … read more

Campaign Profiles: Crowdfunding Pay it Forward

We have to admit, we really like this idea.  Canadian filmmakers Michael Babiarz and Soren Johnstone spent the last several years making, editing, and marketing their last film, Play With Fire. At that time, they explain in their current pitch video, there was no such thing as crowdfunding. Now they're working on their next film, … read more