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Kickstarter Funded Films Earned 20 Indie Spirit Nominations This Year

25 February 2016 12:09 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Want a measure of how influential Kickstarter has become as a source of funding for indie filmmakers' passion projects? Of the five contenders for the Spirits' John Cassavetes Award on Saturday, which honors features produced for less than $500,000, four are Kickstarter "alumni," to use the company's parlance: "Advantageous," "Christmas, Again," "Krisha," and "Out of My Hand." (The fifth is the Safdies' "Heaven Knows What.") To put this in perspective, in February 2009, when Lynn Shelton's "Humpday" won the Cassavetes Award, Kickstarter didn't exist.  Though it's but one part of the rapid evolution of the indie film economy — see, for instance, the changes wrought by Netflix and Amazon's entry into the already competitive Sundance market — Kickstarter has quickly established itself as more than an avenue to $55,000 potato salad and other eccentric notions from the viral web. Twelve Kickstarter-funded »

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