New Model for Funding Art & Entertainment Projects

New Model for Funding Art & Entertainment Projects


Justin Durazzo


Aubrey Heichemer

Vr Coven

Jeffrey Travis




Raising money for original art and entertainment projects is insanely difficult. Whether you come from film, gaming, or the emerging XR industry, fundraising is a complex patchwork of debt instruments, tax breaks, grants, and private investment. But does fundraising need to be this difficult? Or can we invent a new framework for financing projects that is more equitable, transparent, and artist-friendly?

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Track: VR/AR/MR
Level: Intermediate