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Kings Point documentary film

A project in San Francisco, CA by Sari Gilman
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Kings Point, a documentary about aging in America, is a story about six seniors living in a retirement community of 15,000 people.
Backers: 111
Average Pledge Per Backer: $92

Funded: $10,165 of $10,000
Dates: Nov 10th -> Jan 9th (60 days)
Project By: Sari Gilman
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April 20th - via: mashable.com
Film projects on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter have raised $127 million in pledges since April 2009, Kickstarter's Stephanie Pereira announced onstage at TFI Interactive. The $127 million figure has now increased to $128 million on Kickstarter's live stats page. (Read More)

Oscars: Kickstarter looks for first Academy Award

February 24th - via: bayoubuzz.com
Among the nominees for Sunday's Academy Awards are three short films that were funded with the help of Kickstarter, the three-year-old crowd-funding platform for creative projects. (Read More)

Kickstarter campaigns helped three films snag Oscar nominations

February 15th - via: upstart.bizjournals.com
Three of this year's Academy Award nominees—Buzkashi Boys, Inocente, and Kings Point—have garnered considerable attention for using Kickstarter to help fund their projects. (Read More)

Kickstarter loves films. Seriously, just look at these ridiculous numbers

January 19th - via: gigaom.com
Three Kickstarter funded Kings Point, Buzkashi Boys and Inocente became the fourth, fifth and sixth films to be nominated for Oscars. Add to it all sorts of good “stuff” at Sundance Festival, and you see that Kickstarter is changing movie business, one pledge at a time. (Read More)

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January 10th - via: mashable.com
Sprinkled among the high-budget films nominated for Oscars are three films with humble financial beginnings. They all got monetary boosts on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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January 7th - via: techdirt.com
Less than a year after being declared the darling of Sundance -- especially for not having "the arrogance of a studio" -- Kickstarter has announced that over $100 million has been pledged to indie film via its platform (which, of course, is hardly the only crowdfunding platform that filmmakers use, though it is the most popular). There are some caveats, of course. This is over Kickstarter's lifetime (since April 2009), but the numbers have been growing rapidly. (Read More)

Filmmakers Have Earned $102.7 Million in Pledges on Kickstarter

January 4th - via: mashable.com
Film projects on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter have raked in $102.7 million in pledges since April 2009. Here's how those finished projects performed. (Read More)

Kickstarter users aided indie filmmakers with over $100 million since 2009

January 4th - via: bizjournals.com
A couple years ago people were hammering the nail into the coffin of independent film due to lack of financing. Then came Kickstarter. The crowdsourcing funding site reported yesterday that Kickstarter backers have pledged $102.7 million to indie films since 2009, according to the Kickstarter staff. (Read More)

$100 Million Pledged to Independent Film

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Today we’re thrilled to announce that more than $100 million has been pledged to film projects on Kickstarter. This is a big milestone for independent filmmakers and this new way of filmmaking. How big? Let’s take a look. (Read More)

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January 3rd - via: hollywoodreporter.com
Here's a big kickstart for the indie film community. Users of Kickstarter.com have pledged more than $100 million to independent film projects, the fundraising site announced in a blog post Thursday. In all, 891,979 backers have pledged $102.7 million to independent films since April 2009. (Read More)

Kings Point Upcoming Screenings

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello All, There will be a number of public screenings of Kings Point this summer. I would be so thrilled for you to experience the film on a big screen, in a theater with other people. The film will be showing in the Bay Area, in New York City, and... (Read More)

KIngs Point wins award at Silverdocs festival!

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
My dear Kickstarter supporters, I am thrilled to let you know that this weekend Kings Point was awarded the grand jury prize for best short film at the very prestigious Silverdocs film festival. There were 41 shorts in competition, so this is really... (Read More)

Kings Point to premiere at the Florida Film Festival this week

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
My dearest supporters, It is my great pleasure to announce that Kings Point is DONE and is premiering at the Florida Film Festival this week. I am forever grateful to you all for your support, both material and emotional, through the process of... (Read More)

WE MADE IT!!! Thank you!!!!

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends and family, Wow! We did it. Thanks to all of you, we made our goal and then some. This past Sunday, the Kickstarter campaign we launched back in October for Kings Point ended and when it was all said and done, we had raised $10,165! As... (Read More)

Less Than A Week To Go On Our Kickstarter Campaign!

January 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Happy New Year from Sari and the Kings Point Team, We hope you had a fantastic holiday break. And thanks again to all of you for donating to our Kickstarter campaign. It has been a great success so far but as we enter the final stretch, we still... (Read More)

Thank You for Getting Us Past the Halfway Mark!

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
To all of my friends, family, loved ones and other believers: I just want to say THANKS to all of you for contributing to our Kickstarter campaign for 'Kings Point.' Because of your support, last week, less than a month after beginning this 60-day... (Read More)

Fundraiser Update: 'Kings Point' Passes the One Third-Way Mark!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Last night we surpassed the one-third way point in our goal to raise at least $10,000 in our Kickstarter fundraising campaign for Kings Point. This amazing achievement, one day ahead of the one-third point in the campaign, was only accomplished... (Read More)

Happy Thanksgiving from Sari & Team Kings Point:

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends, family and colleagues, This Thanksgiving, I am truly grateful for all the love and support I have gotten since I launched my Kickstarter campaign two weeks ago. For so long, I have been working on this project alone, and it's been... (Read More)

Kings Point Reaches the Quarter-Way Mark!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
On Friday night we passed the $2,500 mark in our Kickstarter fundraising campaign. That's a quarter of the way to our goal of raising $10,000 to help finish editing and production on Kings Point in just over a week! That is an amazing achievement... (Read More)

The Kings Point Kickstarter Campaign Passes the $2,000 Mark!

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We just passed the $2,000 mark last night - that's over 20% of our goal in only one week! Thanks to everyone who has donated to our Kickstarter campaign so far - we absolutely could not do this without you. If you would like to tell your friends you... (Read More)

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