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Here’s something we’ll be keeping an eye on: The Film 7 fund, a collaboration among five Hollywood producers and two Silicon Valley executives that will finance films without the help of studios. We just got pitched on a Palo Alto meet-and-greet this weekend that will feature […]

Here’s something we’ll be keeping an eye on: The Film 7 fund, a collaboration among five Hollywood producers and two Silicon Valley executives that will finance films without the help of studios. We just got pitched on a Palo Alto meet-and-greet this weekend that will feature the actors Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy.

“The plan is to bring in financing from individual investors outside of Hollywood — Silicon Valley, New York, etc. are big target areas — and to produce approx. 25 moderately budgeted, studio-quality feature films over a five year period”

We’ll keep you posted.

Evading the studios with the help of money and/or expertise from the tech industry is the new hotness. (See also our stories on Virtual Artists, Jackson Bites, Blowtorch Entertainment, and 60Frames.)

  1. [...] hoping to sidestep the traditional Hollywood producers and publish their own content online. NewTeeVee has done a great job of covering the announcements, finance deals, and great promises of new [...]

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  2. Any word on who the individuals are that make up the 7?

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  3. [...] market for video analytics is yet, but with so many web production shops opening for business (see Film 7, Virtual Artists, Jackson Bites, Blowtorch Entertainment, and 60Frames), the honeymoon could last [...]

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  4. [...] We have written about other Arts Alliance investments LOVEFilm and blinkBox. Other new digital projects from filmmakers and striking writers include Virtual Artists, Jackson Bites, Blowtorch Entertainment, and the Film 7 Fund.) [...]

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