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Emily Best is an American film producer and entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and streaming platform for independent filmmakers. She is also the founder of the Women in Film Financing Intensive, a program that helps female filmmakers raise money for their projects. Best was born on August 4, 1980 in San Joaquin, California. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned a degree in English Literature. Best began her career in the entertainment industry as a production assistant on the television series, “The West Wing.” She then went on to work as a development executive at the production company, Scott Free Productions. In 2012, Best founded Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and streaming platform for independent filmmakers. The platform has raised over $20 million for independent films and has over 100,000 users. In 2016, Best founded the Women in Film Financing Intensive, a program that helps female filmmakers raise money for their projects. The program has raised over $2 million for female filmmakers. As of 2021, Emily Best's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
|Film producer, entrepreneur
|43 years old
|4 August, 1980
|San Joaquin, California US
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Emily Best Net Worth
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|$1 Million - $5 Million
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Needing to raise additional last-minute funds for the film, Best created film-centric crowdfunding and distribution platform Seed&Spark. In 2012, a public version of Seed&Spark was launched with Best as CEO. Best won the New York Observer blog Betabeat's competition series The Pitch in 2013, receiving a $10,000 grant for Seed&Spark from SoftBank Capital and Lerer Ventures. Lerer principal Steve Schlafman explained that Best "proved to us that her product is working and solves a real problem that she experienced first hand." She was named in 2014 one of 78 "Women of Influence" by the New York Business Journal, and cites David Williams, Robyn Ward, Peter Samuelson, Chad Troutwine, and Cody Simms as mentors.
As a distributor, Seed&Spark offers short films for 99¢, feature films for $2.99, and 80% of profits go to the filmmakers. The public site launched on December 1, 2012 with 11 distributed films and 15 crowdfunding campaigns. The platform raised more than $300,000 in its first 6 months. Originally based in Brooklyn, New York, Seed&Spark relocated to Los Angeles in 2014.
Best began her career as an actress, joining a New York-based theater group with whom she teamed to feature film Like the Water in 2010, with Best acting as producer.
Best created the prototype for film-centric crowdfunding and VOD distribution platform Seed&Spark with Caroline Von Kuhn and Liam Brady while raising funds for their feature film Like the Water in 2010. Through their platform, the film was able to raise $23,000 in 30 days.
Emily Best (born 4 August 1980) is a film producer and entrepreneur known as founder and CEO of crowdfunding platform Seed&Spark and producer of the 2010 film Like the Water.