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This Platform had been highly recommended to the Filmmaker by a friend and fellow filmmaker. I was concerned because this Platform, although it appeared artist friendly, was still new and in my view, untested. The Filmmaker cited prior success for the friend and it was a done decision.
In terms of threshold, the Platform was in between Kickstarter and Indiegogo; a campaign was deemed to be successful and would flow funds when a threshold percentage was met. Fees were a little lower than Kickstarter. I read through the Terms of Service and everything seemed reasonable and satisfactory.
The operative, magic word here is “seemed”.
Spoiler alert: contract battle!
So I finally grew a pair of lady balls and did it. Directed a film – a short film, and one I had written. You have to understand, never in … Continue reading