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Kickstarter now lets creators preview their projects before launching, ask friends for feedback

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Having passed the 100,000 project mark this week, crowdsourcing site Kickstarter today announced a new feature to help out the next hundred thousand: project preview. Creators can now share their project before launching it with select individuals, such as their friends or colleagues, to get some early feedback and make...
Kickstarter now lets creators preview their projects before launching, ask friends for feedback

Veronica Mars movie hits $2M Kickstarter goal in 10 hours

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Veronica Mars fans got one step closer towards seeing bringing their favorite teen detective back on the screen – the big screen, that is: A Kickstarter project to raise funds for a Veronica Mars movie that show creator Rob Thomas launched hit its funding goal of $2 million less than...
Veronica Mars movie hits $2M Kickstarter goal in 10 hours

Veronica Mars movie looks for crowdfunding, would have digital copies near release (video)

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There's been no shortage of movie projects that lean on crowdfunding to get production underway. Producing a movie based on a major TV series like Veronica Mars, however? That's fresh. Creator Rob Thomas has obtained support from Warner Bros. and lead actress Kristen Bell for a Kickstarter funding drive...
Veronica Mars movie looks for crowdfunding, would have digital copies near release (video)
The newest Kickstarter record-breaker: Veronica Mars movie hits $1M in 4 hours

Zombieland: when fan power turns bad

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The Kickstarter-funded Veronica Mars movie showed fan engagement at its strongest, but as the canned Zombieland TV pilot proves, viewers can also kill a projectAfter jumping into the TV game with a set of eight free-to-watch sitcom pilots last month, Amazon is now acting like a proper US network by...
Zombieland: when fan power turns bad

Some Data: Big Kickstarter Projects By Famous People Actually Helps Other Projects

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Last week, in writing about the silly backlash to Zach Braff's successful Kickstarter project, we noted that he claimed he had the data that showed his success did not take away from other Kickstarter projects, but rather it appeared that Braff brought a lot of new people to Kickstarter, many...
Some Data: Big Kickstarter Projects By Famous People Actually Helps Other Projects
Zach Braff's new film hits Kickstarter goal as director attempts to retain creative control

Someone Paid $10,000 To Say The Line 'Your Check, Sir' In The Veronica Mars Movie

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A few years ago, there was a TV show about a sleuthing teenager called Veronica Mars. It got canceled, but not before becoming a cult hit. Yesterday, the show's writer, Rob Thomas, launched a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter. In 10 hours, he raised $2.5 million from 40,000+ fans - more than...
Someone Paid $10,000 To Say The Line 'Your Check, Sir' In The Veronica Mars Movie

Who's getting crowded out of crowdfunding?

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A Kickstarter campaign to fund a movie based Veronica Mars made its $2 million goal in 11 hours. What happens to entrepreneurs who don't already have a rabid fanbase? By Kurt Wagner FORTUNE -- Veronica Mars is back to solve a mystery: can she raise enough money to fund her own...
Who's getting crowded out of crowdfunding?

Zach Braff raises over $1m via Kickstarter for new film

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Wish I Was Here, followup to Braff's 2004 indie drama Garden State, is latest hit on crowdfunding siteZach Braff has raised more than $1m via the crowdfunding site Kickstarter towards a new film, which will be his followup to hit 2004 indie drama Garden State.In the latest sign of the...
Zach Braff raises over $1m via Kickstarter for new film
Panna, A Video-Based Cooking "Magazine" For iOS, Raises $1.35 Million

Vimeo on demand will exclusively distribute new Kristen Bell movie

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Kristen Bell, online movie pioneer? Hot on the heels of the crowdfunded Veronica Mars movie comes the news that Some Girl(s), an indie film starring Bell, will exclusively be distributed via Vimeo (hat tip to Deadline Hollywood). Some Girl(s) will debut on Vimeo’s VOD platform, which was unveiled at SXSW,...
Vimeo on demand will exclusively distribute new Kristen Bell movie

Veronica Mars the movie - Kickstarted or promotional stunt?

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On March 15, writer/director Rob Thomas launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a feature film version of Veronica Mars, the 2004-07 cult detective TV show that put Kristen Bell on the map. Asking for $2M dollars, Thomas created quite a stir and has raised a lot of questions about crowdfunding and films....
Veronica Mars the movie - Kickstarted or promotional stunt?

NBC renews Community for a fifth season, possibly thanks to Amazon, Netflix

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Tonight NBC revealed it is bringing back comedy Community for a fifth season. While NBC has been criticized for shifting the premiere date for this last season and dumping showrunner Dan Harmon, Variety suggests its renewal may be related to something apart from the show. The Sony Pictures-produced show...
NBC renews Community for a fifth season, possibly thanks to Amazon, Netflix

Kickstarter founders say high-profile projects like Zach Braff film are good for all users

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Three co-founders of Kickstarter, Charles Adler, Perry Chen and Yancy Strickler, have taken to the company blog to address a rather perplexing wave of controversy over a couple of high-profile film projects. Recent quickly funded projects from Zach Braff and the creators of Veronica Mars have sparked some angst about...
Kickstarter founders say high-profile projects like Zach Braff film are good for all users

Veronica Mars: box set review

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No wonder fans have funded a Kickstarter movie version: this series about a high school detective investigating her friend's murder is one of the great teen showsThe most brilliant shows come from the simplest ideas. For Rob Thomas, creator of Veronica Mars, it all started with the image of a...
Veronica Mars: box set review
Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Kickstarter campaign beats its goal by over $1 million

Sabrina the Teenage Witch rejected by Kickstarter? Someone had to miss out

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Melissa Joan Hart is the first star to miss the crowdfunding gravy train. If only she'd said 'I'm doing a Sabrina film! The 90s LOL'If you're a certain age, Melissa Joan Hart will be an indelible part of your childhood. Her TV show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, was an endless...
Sabrina the Teenage Witch rejected by Kickstarter? Someone had to miss out

GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

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The Seven-Year Twit: Seven years ago, Jack sent out his first tweet and thus began the Twitter (or as it was known as the Twttr) revolution. The company turned seven this week — an eternity in Silicon Valley’s here-today-gone-tomorrow landscape. The company, coincidentally (and if you believe in coincidences) said...
GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

The Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight Can Tell You How Fast You're Cycling

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A Brooklynite named Matt Richardson has built a working prototype of a bicycle headlight that uses a Raspberry Pi to project his current traveling speed as he rides around the city. Richardson calls it the Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight, and it’s one of those jaw-dropping DIY projects that makes...
The Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight Can Tell You How Fast You're Cycling

Kickstarter: We Don't Have Anything Against Celebrity Projects (cc Zach Braff)

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The founders of Kickstarter today rallied behind celebrities who have been criticized for hijacking their open platform to serve a more privileged cause. Why does Zach Braff need Kickstarter’s sympathy? Because the crowdfunding platform is beloved as a site that can turn independent passion projects into reality when fueled by...
Kickstarter: We Don't Have Anything Against Celebrity Projects (cc Zach Braff)
Should famous people use Kickstarter? Kickstarter says 'yes'

Veronica Mars lives again: Lessons from a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign

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In late 2011, the big story for those fascinated by the Internet’s disruption of traditional Hollywood was Louis CK’s direct-to-fan comedy special. 2013 is young yet, but an early contender for story of the year has to be once-canceled cult series Veronica Mars roaring back to life, thanks to Kickstarter....
Veronica Mars lives again: Lessons from a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign

The Veronica Mars Movie

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There's an interesting project that launched on Kickstarter this week. The creator of the cult TV show Veronica Mars and the lead actress have launched a project to make The Veronica Mars Movie. In one day, the project has raised $2.5mm (as of 6:15am eastern). This is $500k more than...
The Veronica Mars Movie

'Veronica Mars' movie is fastest-growing Kickstarter film campaign

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The fan favorite raised $1 million within four-and-a-half hours and is nearly at the $2 million finish line, and Warners Bros. didn't even have to break a sweat. [Read more]...
'Veronica Mars' movie is fastest-growing Kickstarter film campaign

Veronica Mars May Return Thanks To Kickstarter

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The popular detective drama might be revived on the big screen if enough money is raised. Do you love your favorite TV show enough to fund it? Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and star Kristen Bell have started a Kickstarter account (you can see it here) asking fans to...
Veronica Mars May Return Thanks To Kickstarter
'Veronica Mars' creators launch Kickstarter campaign to fund feature film version

Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign Unfolds Before Rob Thomas And Kristen Bell's Eyes

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It took one day to raise the $2 million needed. Two weeks ago, Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell launched a Kickstarter campaign to return Veronica Mars to our screens. Anyhoo, there's a cuter-than-cute video available for those of you Mars fans who want to watch just how the money...
Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign Unfolds Before Rob Thomas And Kristen Bell's Eyes
Kickstarter hits 100K funding campaigns with $631M raised so far

Warner Bros. Lets Veronica Mars Crew Prove Demand For A Movie Via Kickstarter

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Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about how Kickstarter was incredibly valuable not only as a pre-sales tool but as a way to prove marketability for investors. It appears that even some in Hollywood are recognizing this. In a bit of a surprise move, Warner Bros. has allowed the...
Warner Bros. Lets Veronica Mars Crew Prove Demand For A Movie Via Kickstarter
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