This is a great Forbes article that seemed best to just copy here.
In addition, here is the link to the original story: http://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2013/02/11/new-edward-burns-hedge-fund-movie-embraces-crowdfunding/
by: Karsten Strauss
Several months ago we spotlighted a soon-to-launch crowdfunding company that sought to bring crowdfunding to independent film. That company – Seed & Spark – has launched and now boasts an upcoming film starring Edward Burns among its list of financing projects.