What is iFF

Why Go With Crowd Funding?

Are you having trouble getting financing for your indie film? Crowd funding could be the way to go. The concept is nothing new: In 17th-century Germany, there was a subscription system called Praenumeration, which was used to finance books. The first rock band tour to be crowd-funded was for the British group Marillion, in 1997, done entirely by their US fanbase. Then, in 2001, ArtistShare launched their “pioneering crowd-financing platform” for musical artists, thus pioneering a new era of online crowd funding. But why should you choose crowd funding as a source of financing for your film?
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Looking To Obtain Indie Film Funding? Budgeting Your Storyline Can Help

Writing an independent film or screenplay may seem like a fun way to spend a rainy weekend. While it certainly can be, writing one that gets read by folks other than your loving family and friends is much more of a challenge! Writers who take this craft seriously know that hard work can pay off, but it can also be frustrating to produce an independent film worthy to show at the annual Sundance Film Festival. Having some inside knowledge of how to write your story so it will attract the eye of an indie film funding company is key. Continue reading