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One in a Crowd: Crowdfunding to Infinity and Beyond
Short film "Flown" and recipe book Dining With the Doctor: Regenerated
DAILY Screens  May 8, 2015, by Richard Whittaker
"...Some films go down the crowdfunding route. Some films offer you a special something as an incentive..."

How to Run a Very Successful Crowdfunding Scam
Or epically fail at launching a tech product
Screens Story  February 28, 2014, by Dan Gentile
"...Peterson is sharing her story for the first time at SXSW in the panel "I Ran an Extremely Successful Crowdfunding Scam." The scintillating title implies escaping into anonymity with suitcases full of pledge dollars, but the reality is less Catch Me if You Can and more Catch-22...."

Local Games Are Crazy for Crowdfunding
Three local games push crowdfunding to another level
Screens Story  April 30, 2015, by James Renovitch
"...Despite not having rights to use the Ultima name anymore, Shroud of the Avatar might as well be named Ultima Online II. Crowdfunding continues on the game's site with virtual property going for up to $1,050 (insert gentrification joke here)..."

Crowdfunding Kyle Shutt
With Sword on hiatus, guitarist plots solo album
DAILY Music  October 23, 2018, by Kevin Curtin
"...“More and more, living in a camper seems like not a crazy idea,” the guitarist, who also led the Billboard-charting Doom Side of the Moon tribute LP last year, chuckles over the phone from Phoenix, AZ. Another not-so-crazy idea: crowdfunding his debut solo album. [image-1]..."

UT Grad Seeks Crowdfunding for Foodie Fantasy
Former banking attorney wants to manufacture retro kitchen gadget
DAILY Food  August 29, 2013, by Virginia B. Wood
"...Kersch realized she didn’t want to give up on her new creation halfway through the process and opted to try a crowdfunding platform, saying “I figured if I can raise my goal of $40,000, if there is enough interest for the grater out there among foodies, at least, I will commit to getting it made.” Kersch’s funding campaign kicked off on Aug. 16 on Indiegogo.com with “thank you” gifts that include special edition orange UT Longhorn (the one I’m signing up for) and blue Rice Owl graters, ruffled and polka-dotted flamenco kitchen aprons, and a gourmand’s dream vacation to Madrid..."

Crowdfunding for Readers
Kickstarter? More like lit-starter
DAILY Books  June 20, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...As the campaign explains: "Through examining these stories, our mission is to gain a deeper understanding of human nature, how we live now, and effectively create a BETTER future." Though the launch date is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 15, the crowdfunding campaign is only up for one more week...."

Transgender Comics Anthology “We’re Still Here” Nails Kickstarter to the Crowdfunding Wall
Oh! This thing has more successful panels than a SXSW weekend!
DAILY Arts  July 31, 2017, by Wayne Alan Brenner


Travis County Crowdfunding: Still Stronger
The county has raised $135,000 to offset Gov. Abbott's February stunt
News Story  April 27, 2017, by Sarah Marloff


Crowdfunding Austin Music Venues
Mayor Adler announces new mini-bond plan to preserve at-risk venues
DAILY Music  September 22, 2016, by Kevin Curtin


Putting Your Money Where Your Mouse Is
Austin filmmakers on the promises and perils of crowdfunding
Screens Story  November 25, 2015, by Richard Whittaker
"...Thanksgiving is a time for contemplating our benefactors: friends, families, mentors. For independent filmmakers, that list expands as an increasing number turn to crowdfunding to raise all or part of their budget..."

Kickstart Your Week With Austin Film Society
AFS hosts its first crowdfunding lab
DAILY Screens  December 9, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...We write every week about a different crowdfunding campaign with a local hook, hoping to put campaigns in front of people who might be interested in backing...."

One in a Crowd
Austin filmmakers need your crowdfunding help
Screens Column  November 15, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...Like many artists, Austin's creative community is increasingly turning to crowdfunding platforms to cover developmental costs. For potential backers, it can be hard to navigate all the sites out there, so here's a quick guide to some noteworthy campaigns..."

One in a Crowd
Austin filmmakers need your crowdfunding help
Screens Column  July 19, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...Like many artists, Austin's creative community is increasingly turning to crowdfunding platforms to cover developmental costs. For potential backers, it can be hard to navigate all the sites out there, so here's a quick guide to some noteworthy campaigns..."

Lazer Team
The first feature film from Austin's Rooster Teeth gang is a hoot
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Film Review  January 29, 2016, by Marc Savlov
"...Blue series, which repurposes the first-person shooter Halo video game as a uniquely weird, comic space opera, enters the feature-film realm with this sci-fi action movie, semi-satire. Backed by one of the most successful cinematic crowdfunding campaigns ever, via Indiegogo, Lazer Team is goofy good fun, especially for fans of Eighties sci-fi and those who realize that not every gag you throw at the audience is going to be a comic landmark, but instead a string of relatively low-brow yuks and the occasional moment of laugh-out-loud hilarity..."

One in a Crowd: Devil's Horse
Louisiana myth from a UT film student seeks crowdfunding
DAILY Screens  July 4, 2015, by Richard Whittaker
"...The links between Texas and Louisiana are long and deep. So while UT film student Michael Roberson is in the Bayou State working on his new dark, dramatic short Devil's Horse, he's hoping the Lone Star State (and everyone else) will help him through crowdfunding...."

Kickstart Your Weekend
Headlines from the crowdfunding scene
DAILY Screens  November 8, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...We're taking a different approach with the column this week, with some news about a few different crowdfunding campaigns with local ties instead of spotlighting one in particular...."

Kickstart Your Weekend With Politics and Film
It's the Austin trifecta: urban design, music, and UT filmmakers
DAILY Screens  May 17, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...Thanks to our shared fame as the capital of Texas and the live music capital of the world, Austin has a wealth of creative types and political junkies. These three crowdfunding projects will hit home for one or the other – or both...."

One in a Crowd
Austin filmmakers need your crowdfunding help
Screens Column  June 28, 2018, by Charlie Neddo
"...Like many artists, Austin's creative community is increasingly turning to crowdfunding platforms to cover developmental costs. For potential backers, it can be hard to navigate all the sites out there, so here's a quick guide to some noteworthy campaigns..."

One in a Crowd
Austin filmmakers need your crowdfunding help
Screens Column  June 7, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...Like many artists, Austin's creative community is increasingly turning to crowdfunding platforms to cover developmental costs. For potential backers, it can be hard to navigate all the sites out there, so here's a quick guide to some noteworthy campaigns..."

One in a Crowd
Local crowdfundung campaigns
Screens Column  February 15, 2018, by Milo Webb
"...Like many artists, Austin's creative community is increasingly turning to crowdfunding platforms to cover developmental costs. For potential backers, it can be hard to navigate all the sites out there, so here's a quick guide to some noteworthy campaigns..."

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