Startups are giving writers and filmmakers more ways to make it in Hollywood

Startups like Wattpad and Tongal (for directors and cinematographers), and new financing platforms like Legion M (for producing features) are aiming to elevate new talent and provide what the companies hope will be built-in audiences for successful new programming on platforms like Netflix, Apple, and others — and the hundreds of networks that are vying for attention in an increasingly fragmented media landscape.

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The Power of Fandom – Catching Up with Legion M

As a psychologist who researches and writes about fandom, and as a passionate fan myself, I was fascinated by an innovative group called Legion M who had a presence at this year’s Comic-Con. Actually, they had a physical presence, as in they took over the bottom floor of the Harbor House restaurant in Seaport Village and turned into the Legion M fan lounge.

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Legion M - Mandy - Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison Interview

The producers at SpectreVision (Lisa Whalen, Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller, and Elijah Wood) have been friends and allies of Legion M since day one, and we've been searching for the right project to work on. For Mandy, Legion M has invested in both the film and Jóhann Jóhannsson's heavy metal soundtrack. It's a production stage investment (meaning that we haven't seen the film, as it's not yet complete), but we have had the opportunity to see some of the footage.

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THIS WEEK ON THE SHOW LEGION M movie studio Jeff and Paul

We talk with Legion M was founded by Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison in March, 2016. Legion M We talk with Legion M was founded by Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison in March, 2016. Legion M is the world’s first entertainment studio that allows fans to invest in and be part of the creation of new movies, television shows, virtual reality and other pieces of entertainment content.

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