Seed&Spark Finds $1M For Film Crowdfunding

Los Angeles-based Seed&Spark, an online crowdfunding platform aimed at independent filmmakers, has raised $1M in a seed funding round. According to the company, it adds Julie Parker Benello (co-founder of Chicken & Egg Pictures and Gamechanger Films) and Chad Troutwine (Oscar-winning Undefeated, Freakonomics, Print the Legend) to the company's board with the funding. Seed&Spark operates an online, crowdfunding platform to help independent filmmakers raise money for their films. The site also has a feature which allows supporters to buy or loan specific items to a production. The company is led by Emily Best.