The Abc's Of Crowdfunding, Social Media Marketing & Community

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In an industry as competitive and lucrative as the film industry, it’s tough to get noticed as an indie filmmaker unless you have the funds and community to support your idea. More and more independent filmmakers are turning to crowdfunding as an option to help raise money for short films, feature length films, animations, documentaries, TV show pilots, web series, games, live performances, transmedia and VR projects.

Transmedia producer April Arrglington will guide attendees through best practices for budgeting, research, choosing a platform, establishing timelines, creating perks, and more. Plus, registrants will learn the essentials of community building, approaching press, branding on and offline, and how to break down fandoms and consumers in this full day intensive. Register now to learn how to make your crowdfunding project a reality!

General Admission: $40
FREE for SCAD Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff

April Arrglington is a multidisciplinary expert and digital storyteller primarily invested in the relationship between intellectual properties, fandom phenomena and technology convergence. After a career in traditional media (film and publishing), she emerged from the transmedia landscape out of Los Angeles in 2009. She started publishing the transmedia news blog 'The Arrglington Jump' in 2010, which let her to become the Director of Content Curation for Transmedia LA in 2011.

Passionate about innovation, interactive design and universe creation, she then co-produced her first transmedia project 'The Miracle Mile Paradox' alternate reality game in 2012. Excited about the possibilities of merging IP with new technologies, she then co-produced the first Startup Weekend Entertainment & Media Los Angeles in 2013. After moving to the East Coast in 2014, she co-funded ARchimeral Inc. and co-produced her second transmedia project 'The Age of Turing' alternate reality game in 2015. As of 2016 she has transitioned into Virtual Reality and was part of the official selection of grantees for the Oculus Launchpad Program last year.

Original from Panama, April is a Latina championing diversity across all media platforms. Earlier in her career she was a FIND Project: Involve Fellow for 2007, and a winner of the Writer’s Arc 2006 Screenwriting Program with the same IP that got her shortlisted for the Sundance Screenwriter Labs that same year. Also experienced in content strategy and experiential marketing, April considers herself first and foremost a storyteller who tells stories at the intersection of technology, art and innovation.
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By: Scadfilm

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