CID collaborates with Mimoona to host a crowdfunding platform on its site to help filmmakers fund their independent documentary film projects.
Online PR News – 27-June-2013 – Sharon, MA – Four intriguing films of varying content are currently up on the CID site and many more are on the way. Among the films are “Yurumein: Homeland, the story of the Caribs of St. Vincent,” a film on the African Diaspora, “The Songpoet,” a biographic film on American singer-songwriter Eric Andersen, “Voices of the Abasiyazzi – Creating Allies,” a film on the LGBT community in Uganda, and “An Intimate Dance,” a film on contact improvisation. The pledged goal for these four film ranges from $20,000 to $32,000 and great rewards are offered to contributors of the projects.
Center for Independent Documentary (CID)
CID “was founded in 1981 to collaborate with independent producers to create films and videos on issues of contemporary social and cultural concern. These programs have been broadcasted nationally and locally on public and cable television, won numerous awards, and are in distribution to educational markets worldwide.
At a Massachusetts state house ceremony, the Center was awarded the Commonwealth Award as Outstanding Cultural Organization in Massachusetts by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for excellence, dedication, and vision in giving voice to independent New England documentary filmmakers and for broadening the audience of this medium.”
(About. Retrieved from http://documentaries.org/about/)
The innovative Mimoona Plug & Fund application enables websites to easily host a fully functioning, customizable crowdfunding platform right on their site domains. This gives websites the opportunity to dramatically increase user engagement, satisfaction and activity while significantly increasing profits and traffic to their sites.
Arik Marmorstein, Co-Founder at Mimoona