Indiegogo is an open platform, where all ideas get an equal shot at success. In an industry as competitive and lucrative as the film industry, it’s tough to get noticed as an indie filmmaker unless you have the funds and community to support your idea. More and more independent filmmakers are turning to crowdfunding as an option to help raise money for feature-length and short films, documentaries, TV show pilots, web series and transmedia and VR projects. To help aspiring filmmakers achieve their dreams, we analyzed over 22,000 film campaigns to find best practices and insights. Here are 8 key film crowdfunding stats you need to know.