Pay to Play

Pay to Play

James Franco has launched an Indiegogo campaign to finance three movies—MemoriaKilling Animals and Yosemite—based on his 2011 coming-of-age short story collection, Palo Alto. The films will be adapted and directed by up-and-coming filmmakers. Just two days after its launch, Franco’s project has raised close to a tenth of its $500,000 goal—not surprising, given the incentives for donation: $5,000 get you an appearance in the movies; $10,000, an executive producer credit and VIP dinner. (Photo credit: Barnes & Noble.)

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This article originally appeared on Zola Books.