Trying to fund your film? Join us at Eat, Drink, & B-Indie next Tuesday!

Trying to fund your film? Join us at Eat, Drink, & B-Indie next Tuesday!

This month's Eat, Drink, & B-Indie presented by Stella Artois is all about crowdfunding. Whether you are considering Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Seed&Spark or some other crowdfunding website for your film, or you are a frequent backer, join us as we discuss the different platforms, the dos and don'ts of campaigning and our very own Kickstarter campaign.

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#FestivalCollective Spotlight On: ATLFF 2012's “Pisces of an Unconscious Mind”

#FestivalCollective Spotlight On: ATLFF 2012's “Pisces of an Unconscious Mind”

Take a look at the Atlanta Film Festival 2012 official selection, "Pisces of an Unconscious Mind," ready to watch now on Film Festival Collective. Director Gleb Osatinski is currently crowdfunding his next film to be shot in Atlanta.

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Backers Jury gives 2014 ATLFF Filmmaker to Watch Award to "The Bravest, The Boldest"

Backers Jury gives 2014 ATLFF Filmmaker to Watch Award to "The Bravest, The Boldest"

The polls are closed, the votes have been tallied, and the backers jury has decided: Moon Molson's: The Bravest, The Boldest is the winner of the 2014 ATLFF Filmmaker To Watch Award. As part of the award, Molson will receive a travel stipend to come to Atlanta and accept the award at the Awards Brunch on Saturday April 5.

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A special message for our members (and those who might like to be members)

A special message for our members (and those who might like to be members)

Today we're sending out a message to our members encouraging them to renew their memberships for 2014 as part of our Kickstarter campaign. This post contains additional information in long form that we didn't think was appropriate to dump into our members' inboxes. If you're not a member,  you're welcome to check it out to see what we're up to. Our members get year-round invitations to advance screenings and other perks, as well as all-you-can-watch movies at the annual Festival in the Spring.

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Podcast: Crowdfunding with Sundance Institute's Joseph Beyer

Podcast: Crowdfunding with Sundance Institute's Joseph Beyer

Episode #15, in which Chris Holland talks crowdfunding with Joseph Beyer, Director of Digital Initiatives for the Sundance Film Festival & Institute. As one of the founders of Sundance's Artist Services program, Beyer has worked with Kickstarter on the successful funding of more than 90 crowdfunding campaigns, raising more than 2.8 million dollars since 2011. Joe now faces his biggest challenge in his first personal crowdfunding campaign — and because of the nature of the project, he can't use Kickstarter as his platform. Tune in for an informative and personal look at the technical, strategic, and emotional aspects of fundraising online.

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