Title: Can a 'Crowdfunded Studio' Help Indie Filmmakers Make a Living?
The process of making any film is a marathon, not a sprint. For African-born filmmaker Natalie Johns, it began over 5 years ago. Recently, we covered the release of I AM THALENTE, the first film distributed by indie crowdfunding site Seed&Spark. Now, we’ve caught up with the director, Natalie Johns, as well as Seed&Spark Founder/CEO Emily Best to learn more about the film, the future of crowdfunding, and this new distribution model. When an old friend told her about a young, talented, and homeless South African teenager named Thalente Biyela (pronounced “tal-uhnt,”…
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