So you want to help finance a film and make some money back? Well there may be an opportunity here. 982 Media is launching a new crownfunding site which will allow you to finance and recieve equity on the film. Now if you are leaving this website to get in the action, wait… it is currently only available in Canada.
982 Media Launches Equity-Based Funding Model Allowing Investors to Profit …MarketWatch (press release)CALGARY, ALBERTA, Jul 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — What was quickly becoming the exclusive domain of donation-based crowdfunding sites, independent film financing is finding a new investor base in Canada’s Exempt Market.
So we really just need someone to invent this system here in the US.
982 Media has already announced that they, along with their partners and investors, will be providing the P&A financing for ODD THOMAS, the movie adaptation of the bestselling novel by the same title which will star Veteran actor Willem Dafoe (SPIDER MAN, THE BOONDOCK SAINTS, ENGLISH PATIENT). They will also provide funding for THUNDER RUN, a Pulitzer Prize Novel. The movie adaptation will be shot in 3D and will feature and all-star cast including, Matthew McConaughey (THE LINCOLN LAWYER, A TIME TO KILL, U-571), Sam Worthington (AVATAR, CLASH OF THE TITANS, TERMINATOR SALVATION), and Gerard Butler (300, ROCKNROLLA, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA).- Market Watch
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