Filmmaker Tool Kit: Fundraising with Kickstarter
90 Minute Running Time
Hear from the Kickstarter team and some local productions who have used Kickstarter successfully to learn best practices for this crowd sourcing resource.
Tuesday, June 17th at 7 pm at the Sie FilmCenter. Followed by a networking reception in Henderson's Lounge.
$20/$15 for members of the DFS and CFVA
Victoria Rogers does Outreach on behalf of Kickstarter, working with creators and the institutions that support their work. Previously, Victoria was a Helen Rubenstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum. She’s worked with art organizations such as Sotheby’s, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Creative Time, and Sperone Westwater Gallery. Outside Kickstarter, Victoria is on the board of the Robert F. Kennedy Young Leaders, and focuses on establishing art programs in low-income communities. A Chicago native, Victoria moved to Manhattan after graduating from Yale University.
Robin Bond is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker and head of Robin Bond Media (RBM), a creative video boutique in Littleton, Colorado. In 2011, Robin Bond and filmmaking partner Dave Wruck released Derby, Baby!, a feature-length documentary about the global women’s roller derby phenomenon. After self-funding the two-year production phase, Bond and Producer-Partner Ron Patrick launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund distribution. The team reached 269% of their goal, and Derby, Baby! has since been seen in 200+ cities in 20+ countries worldwide.
Karen Cruz is a Colorado native and documentary filmmaker. Last year Karen officially joined Broken Science Productions, a Denver-based production company formed in 2007. Karen is the director and editor of their newest project, a feature-length documentary called Mile High Magic, a film that observes and profiles players of the fantasy card game Magic: The Gathering. Mile High Magic was a successfully funded Kickstarter project last year, and is set to release later this year.
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