Film Funding

Connecticut | Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Reports

Kickstart Coaching Colburn

22 Jul , 2016 | Posted by:

Support Connecticut filmmaker Jeff Bemiss’s IndieGoGo campaign to support outreach for his award winning, 27-minute documentary Coaching Colburn, about a young man named James Colburn, who was born with Fragile X Syndrome.

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Drama | Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart Sundown

6 Jun , 2016 | Written by Paul Kandarian | Posted by:

Massachusetts filmmaker Brendan Boogie is seeking Kickstarter support for his feature-length indie film, Sundown, a feature-length drama about the ravages and absurdities of a family living with dementia.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: Confused… by Love

20 Apr , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Massachusetts filmmaker Crosby Tatum and the team behind Confused… by Love seek GoFundMe support for their upcoming screening tour.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Reports | Rhode Island

Kickstart New England: Whisper Violet

16 Apr , 2016 | Posted by:

Amelia Votta raises funds for Whisper Violet, her senior honors thesis film at University of Rhode Island.

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Film Funding | How To's | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | New England | Reports | Vermont

Crowdfunding Advice from Veteran Filmmakers

2 Mar , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com checks back with filmmakers featured in the Kickstart New England series to find out if their campaigns were successful and what they learned about crowdfunding.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Maine | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: The Last Pig

10 Oct , 2015 | Posted by:

New England filmmakers Allison Argo and Joseph Brunette seek Indiegogo support for their feature documentary The Last Pig, about a pig farmer in upstate New York who can no longer stand to bring the pigs to their deaths, creating instead a vegan farm.

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Connecticut | Film Funding | Kickstart New England | New England

Kickstart New England: Revenge of the Killer Shrews

18 Sep , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this regular series, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Casey Stirling features local films aiming to raise money through crowdfunding. In this installment, Connecticut filmmaker Bart Grieb seeks Indiegogo support for Revenge of the Killer Shrews, a sequel to his 2000 short film Taming of the Killer Shrews. To have your film featured in this series, email news@newenglandfilm.com at least a month in advance of your campaign launch.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts

Kickstart New England: Shakespeare for Bullies

13 Aug , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Massachusetts filmmaker Cheryl Eagan-Donovan seeks Kickstarter support for Shakespeare for Bullies, an educational outreach project for her film Nothing is Truer than Truth. The film explores the life of Edward de Vere as well as sexual identity, a topic relevant to Shakespeare and his plays, and to students dealing with bullying as a result of their sexuality.

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Film Funding | Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

The Passion and Persistence of Giovanis

26 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

After talking to award-winning filmmaker Evangelos Giovanis, whose film Bereave screens at Woods Hole Film Festival this month, about everything from waiting tables to European film festivals, it is clear that the Giovanis brothers are a genuine and hardworking team with a vision.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: Laila B

7 Jul , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Boston filmmaker Amy DePaola seeks Kickstarter support for her upcoming feature Laila B, a film about Laila Bataglia, a bartender whose life is transformed when she is attacked outside her home. The film is inspired by events from DePaola’s life, and will include real footage of her boxing and training for October’s “Belles of the Brawl” at the House of Blues in Boston.

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