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Iron Sky & Crowdsourcing

Iron Sky Poster Iron Sky is the latest film from the team behind StarWreck (the Finnish amateur crowdsourced film released under creative commons and viewed over 8 million times before gaining a distribution deal with Universal). While some things have changed in the team’s approach – the most obvious being Iron Sky’s 6.5 million euro [...]

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Why Indie Filmmakers Give It Away For Free

Why Indie Filmmakers Give It Away For Free

I just found out about another couple examples of the freemium model at play, where indie filmmakers published their content for free online, and then profited through secondary merchandising. Indie filmmaker Timo Vuorensola crowdsourced the making of his parody film Star Wreck through a Finnish social networking site and released it in 2005 for free. 700,000 copies were [...]

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