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Crowdfunding Dos and Donts

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Amanda, Producer of The Local Way and the manager of the The Local Way's campaign on Indiegogo (indiegogo.com/thelocalway) talks to James Heath about his successful campaign for his film, The Fitzroy. James tells Amanda the dos and don't for a successful Crowdfunding campaign for independent filmmakers. 

Check out his blog and articles on Crowdfunding here:


James’ background is predominantly in producing commercial content where he has 6 years experience working with big brands like Sony, Heineken and Nokia. He co-found Epoch Republic where he delivered digital video content for a number of clients including Apple, McDonald’s and NSPCC.

After a stint as an in-house producer at Google’s creative lab, James joined the Hugo & Cat agency where he spend 2 years producing digital commercial content.

James’ passion has always been in film, having produced a number of festival nominated short films. In 2011, Liam and James formed Dresden Pictures to focus on producing feature film content with The Fitzroy being the first in a line up of several films they will be producing.