SnagFilms Acquires indieWIRE, the Leading News, Information, and Social Networking Site for the International Independent Film Community

2008-07-17 10:50:22

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and dubbed “best indie crossroads” by film critic Roger Ebert. Branded

“a must read” by Variety, indieWIRE was highlighted as

one of the best entertainment web sites by Vanity Fair.

Recent partnerships include coverage of film festivals with AMC TV,

an ongoing series of conversations with filmmakers at Apple Stores

around the country, print dailies published in conjunction with the

Marched du Film at the annual Cannes Film Festival, and daily news in

a special movie section at Yahoo.com.

Background on SnagFilms: SnagFilms

features free ad-supported viewing of hundreds of award-winning titles

from some of the greatest names in documentary film production and

distribution, including PBS, National Geographic, Sundance Preserve,

IndiePix, Peter Jennings Productions, Arts Alliance America, ITVS, Koch

Lorber Films, and many others. Many of the most prominent documentary

filmmakers are participating not only by having their films distributed

via SnagFilms, but by engaging with their audience through blogs and

offering special bonus

material, as well as suggesting nonprofit organizations that viewers

motivated by these films can link to and support via charitable

contributions, volunteering or spreading the word. The company was

founded by digital entrepreneur, documentary film producer, sports

entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Leonsis, and is additionally backed

by AOL co-founder and Revolution LLC Chairman Steve Case, and venture

capitalist Miles Gilburne.

Major Newsire & Press Release Distribution with Basic Starting at only $19 and Complete OTCBB / Financial Distribution only $89

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