Curate and Sparkle: Seed&Spark Workshop Recap

Attended the Seed&Spark Crowdfunding workshop at Durham’s NCGLFF this past weekend to help get my head around how people approach that platform and to scope out some best practices when crowdfunding for indie films. The event was lead by filmmaker Christina Raia from Seed&Spark, who has used the platform to make several projects, and overall it provided a nice overview of both Seed&Spark, and concepts for crowdfunding in general, that seem a bit obvious in retrospect, but weren’t immediate conclusions for me as I’ve been tooling around with their backend for a bit. Plus it was a really nice way to spend a Sunday morning, just chilling in Durham and hanging with a group of people (some familiar faces, some new faces) and discussing the challenges of indie filmmaking. Read more →