Directors turn to crowd sourcing for funding

Crowd sourcing sites like Kickstarter provide aspiring directors with an alternative source of funding.

    The world's most famous independent film festival - Sundance - is under way in the US state of Utah.

    The event is a chance for low-profile film makers to show their projects. 

    But with studios unwilling to fund every film, many struggle to get their ideas made into movies. 

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Park City, Utah.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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