“Durmientes,” a new movie that will be directed by Gibran Bazan, a Mexican filmmaker, aims to be funded fully by the sale of a series of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The NFTs, which will be sold on Metaown, a Mexico-based NFT marketplace, and designed by artist Gabriel Colin, will feature 3D models that will be connected to the story of the film and will bring benefits to owners.
Cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are migrating to other industries that can also take advantage of their properties and technology. “Durmientes,” a new Mexican film project which will be directed by filmmaker Gibran Bazan, will produce a set of NFTs that will be sold in order to raise funding for the film.
The financing team of the film will issue 1,500 NFTs that will feature some important object present in the film’s script. These will be done in 3D art, and will also bring important benefits for their owners, allowing them to assist in the shooting of the film, or even appear in a scene.
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The 1,500 NFTs will be sold using Metaown, a Mexico-based NFT marketplace. However, neither the price of the NFTs nor the amount the film needs to raise has been shared.
While Durmientes’ NFT funding initiative is one of the first in Latam, other projects have already tried to tap into the NFT market for funding films. Niels Juul, the executive producer of movies like The Irishman, directed by Martin Scorsese, founded NFT Studios with this same premise last year.
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