— Lessons in Crowdfunding
Vann Alexandra Daly is the founder of Vann Alexandra — a creative services agency that gets projects financed through crowdfunding with a 100% success rate–and the industry’s “Crowdsourceress,” a name she received in the press for her expertise in crowdfunding. Alex has served on panels at distinguished film festivals and universities and is a featured columnist for the Big Think.
In addition to her crowdfunding successes, Alex is a producer for the feature length documentary Cocaine Prison, which has received support from the MacArthur Foundation, Cannes’ Fonds Sud Cinema, Sundance Documentary Fund, Tribeca Latin America Fund, Bertha BritDoc Journalism Award, and more. Her other films have been selected by the world’s most prestigious festivals including Sundance and Tribeca.
Before transitioning into film Alex was a journalist for numerous publications, including New York magazine and SPIN, as well as the sole researcher for WSJ magazine. Alex graduated from Vanderbilt University, where she double majored in Spanish and Philosophy, minored in film, and earned her honors thesis on Existentialism in Contemporary Drug Cinema.
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Are you designing a product, producing a film or launching a startup? Let “The Crowdsourceress” kickstart your education so you can get your project funded. Alex Daly shares her expertise on the entire crowdfunding campaign process — from crafting a compelling film to securing your early audience, how long your campaign should last, and all the strategy that went into her $6 million campaign for Neil Young’s music player.