Crowdfunding and independent screen content production in Australia: A direct economic relationship between producer and audience
Laycock, Rebecca A. (2015) Crowdfunding and independent screen content production in Australia: A direct economic relationship between producer and audience. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis examines the significance of crowdfunding for Australian filmmakers and provides an empirical basis to current claims about the role of crowdfunding in the film production and policy sectors. It has found that crowdfunding is a small but growing source of supplementary finance which is opening up new possibilities for Australian independent screen content producers. This project also highlights the discussion within Australian film policy circles that is opening the way for crowdfunding to potentially become a larger and more formalised component of current and emerging policy initiatives.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Ryan, Mark & Portmann, Geoff|
|Keywords:||Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing, Digital Distribution, Film Finance, Government Funding, Independent Film, Screen Content, Screen Australia|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||15 Dec 2015 06:17|
|Last Modified:||15 Dec 2015 06:17|
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