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Kate Madison - How to make a web series and recieve over 8 million hits and crowdfunding ‘Ren: The Girl with the Mark’

February 25, 2020
Giles and Robbie sit down with Kate Madison, director of the phenomenal web series Ren, a fantasy saga complete with swordplay, magic and homages to everything Tolkienesque.
 
Kate tells us about how she gathered a loyal following of fans, from helming the Lord of the Rings fan film Born of Hope, all the way through to financing the first season of Ren with an impressive crowdfunding campaign.
 
We discuss the benefits of enjoying a production as much as the final result, the best ways of motivating your crew and how to make the most of your locations when working on a tight budget.
 
Kate and her team are currently rallying the troops again with a Kickstarter campaign for the second season of Ren, find out why it's worth backing and why even the smallest pledge can change the course of the future...
 
 
REN season 2 Kickstarter
 
REN
 
Kate's website
 

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