The collaborative studio announced at AFM it has teamed up with the crowdfunding platform and greenlit Sharon Is Caring, the fourth project selected by JuntoBox co-chairman Forest Whitaker.

The partnership with Indiegogo includes the creation of a JuntoBox Films branded partner page on and grants access by films on the crowdsourcing platform to JuntoBox’s mentorship, production and distribution services.

“Everyone has a story to tell, and we believe everyone should be given a voice,” said Whitaker. “This partnership with Indiegogo represents another step toward using social collaboration and the elements of our digital world to empower the voices of independent filmmakers everywhere.”

“Indiegogo’s roots were in film, so we’re excited to partner with JuntoBox to further extend our reach within the independent film community,” said Indiegogo CEO and co-founder Slava Rubin. “The JuntoBox Partner Page on Indiegogo will empower filmmakers to raise money for their films, tap into a global audience and bring more independent film projects to life.”