Fine Films' Inocente made history tonight as the first Kickstarter-funded film to win an Oscar. Taking the prize for Best Documentary Short, Inocente follows the story of a 15-year-old homeless and undocumented girl living in California who refuses to give up on her dream of being an artist. The success goes to show how crowdsourced funding, which is transforming the hardware industry, is similarly democratizing filmmaking. Last month, Kickstarter announced that it helped raise over $100 million for film projects, about 40 percent of which went to fund documentaries.
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