The Fiver: In the spotlight

Raise the curtain, roll the cameras!Here’s five fantastic film, theatre and music projects that’ll have the critics roaring… Black IslandIf you like swashbuckling and Caribbean rum, then you’ll enjoy this short film about a marooned 18th-century pirate. ARRR!£1,120 (44%) raised from 19 supporters OFFSIDEFollowing four women from across the centuries who live, breathe and play football –[…]

Take Two

Take two – Crowdfunding for the same film twice

 What if you’ve already successfully raised funds for your film via crowdfunding, but need to go another round? Proceed with caution.Running a second crowdfunding project for the same film can be very tricky, particularly if you’ve not yet delivered on the rewards from the first round. In most cases, your inner circle will have already[…]

Crowdfunding for The Fringe

Artists across the world are raising funds on Crowdfunder to put on incredible cultural performances at Fringe Festivals2015 saw a huge variety of projects crowdfunding to support their acts at the Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest art’s festival… and with Brighton Fringe just around the corner… now is the time to look at some of the UK’s most[…]

Crowdfunding for British Film

Creative England’s ishorts filmmakers get funding boost as their Crowdfunder campaigns unlock 40% more funding Nineteen of the UK’s hottest new producer/director teams have raised £40k through – helping them to unlock £100k of match funding as part of Creative England’s iShorts initiative. The iShorts campaign, delivered in partnership with Crowdfunder, as part of the[…]

Crowdfunding Film: £100k boost for English Film Industry

Creative England has selected 19 new producer/director teams as part of a nationwide search to find the country’s best new filmmakers. 

iShorts is a short film initiative delivered as part of the BFI NET.WORK. Following hundreds of applications from aspiring filmmakers, the winning teams will each receive £5k of funding Creative England. 

In addition, each[…]

Crowdfunding for filmmakers

New filmmakers from across England will launch crowdfunding projects as a part of Creative England’s annual short film initiative: iShorts. Following hundreds of applications from aspiring filmmakers, 19 producer / director teams have been chosen to receive a share of just under £100k from Creative England. 
Each team will also launch a campaign on Crowdfunder giving[…]

Arlesey Remembers You – what can happen in a year after you crowdfund?

Jodie Chillery, a TV producer created and ran the Arlesey Remembers You Crowdfunder campaign which captured the hearts and minds of the community. Jodie reflects on the year since they successfully funded over £2k for a documentary and the journey their crowdfunding campaign took them on.  Just over a year ago I got involved with[…]

Will your project get crowdfunded?

Do you have an idea that keeps you awake at night, an idea you really believe in, that you know has potential, that you want to make a reality and share with the world? At Crowdfunder we believe in helping everyone to make their project a success, but there a few key factors that you’ll need[…]