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.

Festival Applications in Progress

Festival Applications in Progress

Posted on 13 Oct 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m proud to announce that as of September 2018, I have a locked 60 minute cut of the documentary which I have begun submitting to film festivals. I hope to be able to share more information about screenings with you soon.

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Meet the Stars of the Documentary

Posted on 15 Oct 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Three years on and I’m still working on The Five Dollar Movie. A recent move to New York allowed me to revisit some of the Fiverr users I first met on a trip here in 2013. During the time I had before starting my new job here, I was able to conduct eight interviews. With this footage now in the can, it’s time for me to sit down and edit.

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Finding Fiverr in New York

Posted on 25 Aug 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Almost exactly a year ago today, The Five Dollar Movie was successfully funded on Kickstarter. I’m so grateful to everyone who contributed $5 (or more) towards the film. In celebration of this I’m releasing the first in a series of short clips from the film. In October 2013 I travelled to New York City to meet the […]

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A List of Meta Documentaries

Posted on 28 Jul 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

In making The Five Dollar Movie I seek to tell some of the Fiverr community stories. But I also use that same community to help create the film through the purchasing of music, special effects and voice over gigs (to name just a few). In that sense, this is a meta-documentary: a film about its own creation. When […]

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Long Overdue Update

Posted on 27 Jul 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

A few people have written to me recently asking for an update on the film’s progression, so here we go: Where are we with the film? With the exception of some Skype video interviews I need to capture, filming is mostly complete and I’ve spent the last few weekends slowly piecing together the edit. To keep […]

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