We’re thrilled to announce that so far 31 Kickstarter-funded films are heading to SXSW! Congratulations to all of these amazing filmmakers and their teams — we can’t wait to see your work on the big screen.
Check out all of the selections on our SXSW Curated Page and stay tuned for more updates before March.
Our Nixon documents the president’s rise and fall through home movies shot by three of Nixon’s closest aides. Forgotten for nearly 40 years, these Super 8 films offer a unique look at life inside the White House.
As an undrafted rookie from Harvard, Jeremy Lin seemed an unlikely candidate for basketball stardom. This documentary was there from the beginning to trace Lin’s meteoric rise, from his struggles in obscurity to the game that changed it all.
We’re back from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival with lots of exciting news to share. Kickstarter-funded films earned major awards, picked up distribution deals, and delighted packed houses, and we couldn’t be happier for these dedicated filmmakers and their backers.
It’s been an exciting year for independent film on Kickstarter, and Sundance begins the new year on a high note. We’re thrilled to see so many talented creators recognized for their hard work. Congratulations!
This year, 17 Kickstarter-funded films screened at the festival, including features, documentaries, and short films.
Good morning, internet. Exciting news out of Sundance: Kickstarter-funded doc Blood Brotherwins big at the prestigous festival, taking home both the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for Documentary and the Audience Award for U.S. Documentary. Incredible!
This documentary profiles the life of magician-turned-skeptic James “The Amazing” Randi, as he confronts psychics, faith healers, and con artists to reveal their deceptions. Now 84, Randi has lived most of his life in the public eye — but there are still a few surprises left to reveal.
On April 22, 2012, more than 200 urban farmers and community activists marched onto 10 acres of fallow farmland owned by the University of California and began to plant.
Throughout the growing season, these activists tended to their crops while engaging in an increasingly contentious dispute with the school over the fate of the land. A veteran filmmaker, Todd Darling, was there to document the entire process, and Occupy the Farm is the result.
With just three days left to fund the production, the documentary is $3,500 short of its goal — but the gap is closing.
A documentary exploration of new media creativity, Clouds uses new 3D technology to share interviews in a videogame-like environment.
Presented as a database of tagged interviews, viewers can navigate through the project in every direction by simply typing in a question or search term. This future-minded portrait of the digital arts community is our Project of the Day.