Forget Pitching to Hollywood. Zach Braff Raises $1.9 Million in 2 Days on Kickstarter.

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Actor-director Zach Braff is killing it on Kickstarter. He has forgone traditional ways of getting Hollywood backing and has raised $1.9 million (and counting) in two days on the crowdsourcing platform, for “Wish I Was Here,” his follow-up to “Garden State.” His goal was to reach $2 million in funding in a month. Read more

13 Edward Hopper Paintings Are Recreated As Sets For Indie Film ‘Shirley – Visions of Reality.’

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above left: original paintings by Edward Hopper and above right, the set designs for Shirley – Visions of Reality.

Director Gustav Deutsch brings 13 Hopper paintings to life in his film, Shirley – Visions of Reality, the story of a woman whose thoughts, emotions and contemplations lets us observe an era in American history. Read more