Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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May 4, 2013

Will Kickstarter help local make TV pilot?

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OVER 40,000 PROJECTS FUNDED

• The Web site Kickstarter (www.kickstarter.com) contains film, game, music, art, design and technology projects “that are brought to life through the direct support of people like you. Since our launch in 2009, more than 3.9 million people have pledged over $588 million, funding more than 40,000 creative projects.”

• The Veronica Mars Movie Project, following the TV series, was 285 percent funded by its April 12 deadline with $5.7 million pledged thanks to the site.

• Closer to home, Indianapolis singer-songwriter Jennie DeVoe surpassed her $10,000 Kickstarter goal by the March 18 deadline, raising $26,416 from 188 donors to record her fifth studio CD. More Hoosier artists who have been backed or are looking for dollars live in 10 other cities.

• If a project is successfully funded, the New York City for-profit company gets a 5 percent fee.

 

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