How long until a Kickstarter project wins a Grammy or Oscar?

Kickstarter, the powerhouse crowdsourced fund-raising engine for an increasing number of creative projects, is poised to have a breakout winter as a film funder, with three of its projects on documentary short lists for the Academy Awards and more than a dozen films headed to the Sundance Film Festival. The recognition has been building, but this year marks a big moment for Kickstarter, which is not only helping filmmakers bring their films and documentaries to life but also providing help to some very high-quality projects.

Read the rest of the story at Gigom here