GOAL! Crowdfunding Campaign for New Film by CHINA BLUE Director Peled

     |    Sunday May 25th, 2014

Micha X. Peled, director of “The Globalization Trilogy” which traces in reverse the journey of clothing like jeans from big box retailers like Wal-Mart (STORE WARS) via exploitative labor conditions in a Chinese jeans factory (CHINA BLUE) to the Monsanto-drenched cotton fields in India (“Bitter Seeds”), is currently crowdfunding his latest documentary. It’s called “Goal! 

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Crowdfund This, Muthaf***er!

     |    Friday December 20th, 2013

Filmmaker (“Doomed Love”, “East Side Story”, “The Nomi Song“) and realeyz.tv blogger Andrew Horn is putting the finishing touches on his latest rockumentary, “We Are Twisting Fucking Sister!”. The shift in subject matter from the late 70s/early 80s New York Downtown arty new wave scene that engendered Klaus Nomi to the hard-working, hard-rocking metalheads from 

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When the audience produces a film: Sandgrains

     |    Thursday November 14th, 2013

I am fascinated by the concept of “Crowdfunding”. From my modest point of view, there cannot be a more honest way of producing a film. It frees the filmmaker of economic interests and entertainment monopolies. The documentary SANDGRAINS, by Gabriel Manrique and Jordie Montevecchi was financed through Crowdfunding. For those who still don’t know much 

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Monthly Music Mess

     |    Wednesday July 17th, 2013

Boy, it’s hot out there! Hot enough that, if the following doesn’t hold together as a unified essay, like I like it to most of the time, I’m going to blame the weather. Well, the weather and the fact that in the summertime there are huge periods when almost nothing happens. I realized this at 

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Slumming on Kickstarter?

     |    Saturday June 1st, 2013

by Andrew Horn A few weeks ago I wrote about the arguably questionable use of Kickstarter in financing the “Veronica Mars” movie, and speculated on the slippery slope that it might engender. I found the whole thing sort of weird, but considering it was probably the only way to make something where the rights were 

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