In 2011 Kickstarter Funded $32 million in Film
2011 was a big year for Kickstarter. They even had their own film festival. As this blog states it funded hauled in $32,473,790, for 3, 284 films. Some projects are garnering critical acclaim. The niche power this crowdfunding holds cannot be overstated as the communities for these projects is built as the projects are built themselves.