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The crowdfunding website Kickstarter made headlines recently thanks to a record-breaking campaign to raise financing for a movie version of the television series Veronica Mars, which has seemingly alerted Hollywood producers to this new - and potentially lucrative - source of funding. One filmmaker who has flirted with the idea of crowdfunding is Kevin Smith, although Smith has now revealed that he's had a change of heart and instead is looking to self-finance his next (and supposedly final) film Clerks III.

"As for funding [Clerks III], we nearly Kickstarted the budget back in November," said Smith during a Reddit Q&A (via ComicBook). "But now I’m feeling like that’s not fair to real indie filmmakers who need the help. Unlike back when I made Clerks in ’91, I’ve Got access to money now – so I should use that money and not suck any loot out of the crowd-funding marketplace that »

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