A group of US filmmakers is using bitcoin to crowdfund its documentary on the rise of the virtual currency.
Putting their money where their mouth is, the filmmakers hope to help fund the production with bitcoins. A donation page on their website welcomes bitcoin payments, in addition to PayPal and credit card options.
"We clearly love bitcoins, but we're happy to accept fiat as well," the page notes.
The filmmakers are seeking donations via the movie's website in part because the crowdfunding community hasn't yet embraced bitcoin payments. Kickstarter, the largest crowdfunding platform, doesn’t accept the currency ... although bitcoin supporters have tried. Kickstarter has accepted some bitcoin-related projects, however.
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