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Jen West and James Martin are partners in life, partners in filmmaking (they alternate between directing and producing on each film), and partners in a string of successful crowdfunding projects.
Now they face a new challenge — distributing their most recent completed film (a doc short about a famous New Orleans cocktail) online and on the festival circuit while raising funds for the next film. The new project is their first feature, a musical fantasy called “Electric Bleau.” Listen in as they reveal their secrets to keeping all these balls in the air at once.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Bubble (short film)
- Little Cabbage (short film)
- The New Orleans Sazerac (short documentary film)
- Electric Bleau crowdfunding campaign
- Molly Coffee, production artist
- Seed and Spark Crowdfunding Platform
- Oxford Film Festival