#ArtistServices March Roundup: Kickstarter Support Reaches Century Mark, #AS at SXSW
#ArtistServices Associate Director shows off a nameplate made by a 3D printer at SXSW.
#ArtistServices March Roundup: Kickstarter Support Reaches Century Mark, #AS at SXSW
Tiffany Shlain screens her film Connected at the Google space in Playa Del Rey, CA.
#ArtistServices March Roundup: Kickstarter Support Reaches Century Mark, #AS at SXSW
Horton and #AS partner Dan Parnes (Tugg) speak on the SXSW panel "DIY: How Crowdsourcing Has Saved Independent Film."

#ArtistServices March Roundup: Kickstarter Support Reaches Century Mark, #AS at SXSW

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In our inaugural #ArtistServices monthly roundup we revisit the program’s dynamic presence at SXSW last month, highlight a handful of successful Kickstarter campaigns, and preview events for the coming month, including an #ArtistServices Workshop Saturday, April 6, in San Francisco, for which tickets are still available.

March Highlights

  • #ArtistServices co-hosted the SXSW Alumni Party which congratulated the 83 Sundance alumni with projects at the music, film, and interactive conference.
  • To celebrate the digital release of her film, Tiffany Shlain screened Connected at the new Google space in Playa Del Rey, CA.
  • Associate Director Chris Horton unleashed his crowdsourcing brainpower at the SXSW panel DIY: How Crowdsourcing Has Saved Independent Film. Also, check out his Leo Burnett interview on digital distribution below:

#ArtistServices On Kickstarter

To date, #AS has supported more than 100 Kickstarter campaigns and has raised more than $3.9 million for Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival alumni.

March Kickstart Campaigns:

  • Jehane Noujaim raised over $126,020 for her award winning film The Square (SFF ‘13 World Cinema Documentary Winner)
  • Ryan Dickie (SFF ‘11) raised 5,256 for production funds for his short WINNERS
  • Bobby Miller (SFF ‘11) raised $958 (1077% of their goal) for his Vine App Film Series

Ongoing Kickstarter Campaigns:

April #ArtistServices Events

  • April 6th - Sundance Institute and San Francisco Film Society presents #ArtistServices Workshop
  • April 16th – #ArtistServices will release three new films making their digital premieres.
  • April 18th – Chris Horton will be speaking on a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival
  • 12 films will make their digital debut this spring through #ArtistServices, click out the titles coming soon