Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
« back to exhibitions
Curator's Note:


Idea Channel is a weekly web series that examines the evolving relationship between modern technology and art.

Hosted by Mike Rugnetta (@MikeRugnetta)


Produced by Kornhaber Brown


Providing support for PBS Arts

Exhibition Playlist

Will Kickstarter Replace Hollywood?

Exhibition playlist 20 of 21 ‹ previous | next ›

You may have heard about the recent overwhelming success of the Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter, or you might be a "Marshmallow" yourself and have contributed. This is a big moment for fan communities, with Kickstarter giving them the opportunity to challenge the closed gates of the Hollywood system. Although it's funding is nowhere NEAR the amount Hollywood invests in moviemaking each year, crowdfunding is a way better indicator of what the audience wants to see, the one area Hollywood has failed in time and time again.

comments powered by Disqus