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About kingisafink

When she's not being a crowdfunding dominatrix or a social media cartographer, Julie Keck makes moving pictures with her partner Jessica King as King is a Fink Productions, documentaries with 5414 Productions (A SECOND KNOCK AT THE DOOR), and web series for tello films. Her recent speaking engagements include SXSW, the University of Notre Dame, the Chicago International Film Festival, and the Chicago Documentary Summit. Play with her on Twitter & Facebook.

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Taking the Reins: Give to Get Backed

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! When filmmakers (or anyone, actually) gear up for a crowdfunding campaign, there are some obvious tasks to tackle: pick an ambitious but reasonable goal, create a kickass landing page, perfect your pitch video, line up ambassadors, etc. But one duty too...

Taking the Reins: Warming Up the Crowd

First, please allow me to introduce myself: I’m Julie Keck – screenwriter, filmmaker, baker, and one-half of King is a Fink Productions. Second, I’d like to thank ScriptMag and my new boss Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (oh, lord, what have I gotten myself into?) for the opportunity to share my experiences. I...