THE FIVE DOLLAR MOVIE

a documentary film

The Five Dollar Movie takes you on a journey to one of the most innovative and oddest versions of the gig economy: Fiverr.com. But it is also a meta-documentary that uses its subject to create the film—a documentary made about Fiverr, with Fiverr.

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Meet our Backers

Posted on 22 Nov 2013 in Blog | 4 comments

Back in August we ran a Kickstarter campaign offering only one perk: in return for a $5 pledge, individuals would have their photo and a credit in The Five Dollar Movie (note: we did add an additional perk after reaching our target). In total 160 people backed us online and a further 41 in person (most […]

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New Office in WKjia

Posted on 19 Nov 2013 in Blog | 6 comments

Since returning from New York in October, work at LP Films has been pretty intense leaving little to no time for The Five Dollar Movie. Starting today I’ve taken a six week sabbatical from LP Films and set up residence in WKJIA (an open office space inside W+K Shanghai) from where I’ll be working full time […]

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Trip to New York

Posted on 18 Oct 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

In October 2013 I took some time off work and travelled to New York City where I spent a week with my sister seeing the sights and meeting old friends. The trip was also an exciting opportunity to get to know some Fiverr users in person. I was also lucky enough to drop by Fiverr’s […]

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Our Kickstarter Campaign

Posted on 16 Oct 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

In its earliest form, the concept for The Five Dollar Movie was simply to tell the stories of some of the more interesting sellers on Fiverr. However, very quickly Arthur Jones (Producer) pointed out that there was a lot more that could be developed here. Since Fiverr is such an abundant resource for affordable tasks […]

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