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Interview: The Creative Team Behind 'Roubado' (Tale Of Afro-Portuguese Teen In South of France)

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • September 26, 2013 10:23 AM
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I’ve never been a parent, so the statement that I am about to make can be held up for objection. Then again, maybe some people will be able to relate to my belief.

Interracial Couple In Their 70s Look To Spice Up Marriage In Angela Tucker's Next (Fundraising)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 3, 2013 11:50 AM
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Angela Tucker (creator of the awesome Black Folk Don’t web series previously featured on this blog, as well as producer of Yoruba Richen's award-winning new documentary The New Black) is putting on her director hat this time around to helm a short film titled Just The Three Of Us, which center on a couple in their 70s who decide to spice up their marriage by putting an ad in Casual Encounters for a threesome.

Support the 'ROUBADO' Kickstarter Campaign, Erica A. Watson's Tale of a Afro-Portuguese Teen in the South of France

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 30, 2013 1:45 PM
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Talented young filmmaker Erica A. Watson is raising funds for her new film Roubado, her third year thesis project at USC's School of Cinematic Arts.

Now Funding: A.V. Rockwell's 'Open City Mixtape: A Short Film Series'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 23, 2013 2:43 PM
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Queens filmmaker A.V. Rockwell, whose work includes short documentaries and music videos for clients such as Atlantic Records, Island/Def Jam, Black Entertainment Television, is raising funds for her short film series Open City Mixtape, described as a "collection of gritty short narrative and documentary films about inner-city life."

Non-Celebrity Kickstarter Projects That Raised About As Much As Their Celebrity Counterparts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 19, 2013 3:24 PM
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Ever heard of a web series called Video Game High School? No? Me neither! Not until this weekend anyway, while I was perusing Kickstarter's offerings for new projects worth a look.

'Comics Undressed' Will Address White Male-Dominated Comics/Film Industry (Fundraising)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 17, 2013 10:13 AM
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Here's a campaign worth contributing to, in light of much of the ongoing conversation about the lack of diverse representation in the comic book/graphic novel space, and the movies that are made from them.

When It Comes To Contributing To Crowdfunding Campaigns, Don't Forget The Little Guy...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2013 11:53 AM
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While I'm certainly glad to see this incredible groundswell of support for Spike Lee's Kickstarter campaign, despite initial criticism (he's only about $100,000 away from reaching his $1.25 million goal, with 6 days to go), I just thought I'd remind everyone who contributed to his campaign in any way (whether directly monetarily, or otherwise) not to forget the "little guys," the filmmakers/content creators who really are resource-strapped, and don't have the celebrity reach that people like Spike Lee, Zach Braff, the Veronica Mars crew, Shemar Moore and other celebs who've successfully raised hundreds of thousands, and even millions of dollars via crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, this year.

Spike Lee Reaches $1 Million Mark On Kickstarter Campaign

  • By Sergio
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  • August 14, 2013 10:40 AM
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Well he said he was going to do and it looks like he will.

East African Documentary Filmmakers - New Initiative DOCUBOX Wants To Fund Your Film

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2013 11:38 AM
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Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Fund 'Authentic, Indie, Hip Hop Comic'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2013 7:07 PM
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Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, founding member of iconic rap group, RUN DMC, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a project that combines his first loves - hip hop culture and comic books, which he says just might change the face of pop culture forever!