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3 Ways To Successfully Crowdsource Your Next Film

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Finance & Funding 2nd Jun 2015 Casting Pitt


Most independent filmmakers refer to crowdsourcing when discussing how they’re going to acquire the necessary funds to cover production costs. However, with the growing popularity of peer supported projects, crowdfunding is no longer limited to just raising money for a film. Now, independent filmmakers can use crowdsourcing sites to cast films, develop graphics and soundtracks, and help distribute their films. Here are a few tips to help you get started crowdsourcing your next film.

Pre-Production

Most of us have probably heard of Indiegogo and Kickstarter, two of the top crowdsourcing sites. Many filmmakers have successfully raised funds for their films through these two websites, some raising upwards of $12 million. In addition to these well-known websites is another, more recent, member of the crowdsourcing community: Slated.  Slated is a crowdsourcing platform that connects filmmakers with serious investors. Unlike other crowdsourcing sites where filmmakers post their goals and hope the right someone sees them, Slated ensures that people who are seriously interested in funding a film see filmmakers’ proposals.

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