10/19/2015

Kickstarter Crowdfunding Webinar AND Workshop!




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PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM NEWS 

Several PA projects will be part of this year's International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Driving with Selvi (Elisa Paloschi) was selected for the IDFA DOC U Competition. Quipu Project(Maria Court/ Rosemarie Lerner) has been selected for the IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling and GIFt (Robin McKenna) was selected for the IDFA Forum. Congrats to all the filmmakers!

The Amina Profile (Sophie Deraspe) is set to screen at this year's DOK Leipzig Film Festival.

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story (Sara Bordo) was featured on CNN.


FUNDRAISING NEWS:

You can donate to these active Kickstarter campaigns: 

SAVING SEA TURTLES: PREVENTING EXTINCTION (Michele Gomes, Jenny Ting), a film about the current plight of the world's rarest sea turtle.
Click here to learn more & to donate!

THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED (Assia Boundaoui, Alex Bushe), the first documentary film to tell the story of the War on Terror from the perspective inside an Arab-American neighborhood. Click here to learn more and to donate! 
 
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WMM's webinar series is back! Join us Wednesday, October 28th to learn about crowdfunding your film through Kickstarter. This is a workshop AND webinar so join us in NY or tune in from anywhere in the country! Don't miss this great opportunity, 
An Insider's Guide to Film on Kickstarter: Workshop and Streaming Webinar!

Wednesday, October 28th | 6:30pm
Workshop: $30.00 | discount rate$20.00
Webinar$25.00 | discount rate: $15.00 
 
Over the past five years, Kickstarter has transformed the creative process -- raising over $1.9 billion for creative projects from the world's largest community dedicated to bringing creative projects to life. But how can filmmakers most strategically use Kickstarter to help get new work made? In this workshop and simultaneous webinar, Kickstarter Film Outreach Lead Dan Schoenbrun will share his insights about what makes a successful Kickstarter campaign, profiles several innovative campaigns, talks about strategy, rewards, and how to best spread the word about your project. an overview of the past, the present, and the future of film on Kickstarter. Join us for what promises to be a info-packed event and bring your questions. Click here to register. 

We have great upcoming webinars this fall. Details coming soon...stay tuned! 


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Women Make Movies gratefully acknowledges the support of our funders: The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Andy Warhol Foundation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. 

 
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