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: But it is also a meta-documentary that uses its subject to create the film—a documentary made about Fiverr, with Fiverr.

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 people behind the Fiverr website. I had made provisional arrangements to meet them for an interview, but on the day of the visit I hadn’t received a confirmed office address. This is what happened.

Note: all the music and motion graphics in the following clip were purchased on Fiverr.

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