Workshop: How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Learn how to plan a crowdfunding campaign from concept through fulfillment, with a special focus on what makes funding creative works like films a unique challenge. Based on the techniques that Ben Dobyns has used to design and run dozens of successful campaigns, building a worldwide audience of repeat funders.


Ben Dobyns

Ben is an executive producer and director for Zombie Orpheus Entertainment. He previously worked for six years as Director of Development for Dead Gentlemen Productions, where he oversaw the business and creative development of both new media, feature films, and roleplaying games. Ben has directed feature films and numerous shorts including "Wranglers of Death" and "Attack Ad", winner of the CurrentTV $15k Launch Challenge.  He has written a novel and several screenplays, is a published short story author, and was the editor of festival circuit favorites The Dark Horse and Camilla Dickinson.