Spike Lee announced a few weeks ago that he was creating a Kickstarter.com campaign to finance his next independent film.
Financing an independent film via Kickstarter is done all the time, but it’s mostly used by ‘up and coming’ artists.
Spike went on Bloomberg’s “Smart Street,” where he and host Trish Reegan didn’t see eye to eye
“I’ve been doing Kickstarter before there was Kickstarter,” the Inside Man director said as Regan asked Lee, referencing his income, why he’s using a site frequented by “novice directors.”
After 19 days Spike Lee is on pace to meet his goal. He’s taken in over $600,000 with just under three weeks to go.