Kickstarter Funded Film Received Oscars

    At the award ceremony of the most prestigious Academy Award of the American Academy of Sciences on Sunday, February 24, the prize for the best short documentary film was taken by the Inocente tape , which last summer raised $ 52 527 on Kickstarter. The film tells about the life of a fifteen-year-old homeless girl from California who dreams of becoming an artist.

    Kickstarter crowdfunding platform for several years of its existence helped to raise about $ 100 million for cinema projects. Six films shot for the money collected by the chipper were nominated for an Oscar this and last year.

    Films from Kickstarter are already firmly established at the Sundance Independent Film Festival . In 2012The festival program included nineteen tapes shot with crowdfunding, four of which received prizes. In 2013 , prizes were awarded to five of the seventeen nominees. Now the highest peak of American cinema is also conquered.

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