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The Last Word on the Zach Braff Kickstarter Controversy

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By Ron Merk

It would appear that no one wants to have the last word on Zach Braff’s grab at indie arts cash on Kickstarter. Today’s Indiewire features yet another article on the subject, with pros and cons listed as if there was a trial going on. There is!

Here are my comments on Indiewire today:

“I’m the Editor-in-Chief on an online magazine for filmmakers, Indieplex, and wrote three articles about Zach Braff’s Kickstarter campaign which are still up and running. In one of them I suggested to him that he take the two million dollars and divide it up amongst 400 Kickstarter arts project because it’s the right thing for him to do. It would provide $5000 each to all those projects, do much more to help independent art-making than his follow up to “Garden State” and make him the hero of the arts community. I still would like to see him do this, and yes, it would be great if he responded to this idea”.

Okay, that’s the last word. I promise. Unless I hear directly from Zach.