Slamdance 2013 Exclusive: Get A Taste Of Slam Anarchy From The Comfort Of Your Own Home
Slamdace Studios have teamed up with the Facebook VOD platform, Cinecliq to bring you something uber special: Slamdance titles that you can catch right now from the comfort of your own home. Being here at the fest is one thing, but just getting a chance to watch a handful of these cutting edge films anywhere is great unto itself. Currently available is the Anarchy shorts block, which absolutely epitomizes the Slamdance slogan "By Filmmakers, for filmmakers." To start watching the complete block of films for just $2.99 go right here. Take a gander at the full deets below:
SLAMDANCE STUDIOS BRING A WHOLE NEW SLATE OF FESTIVAL FILMS
TO HOMES IN REAL TIME
Facebook-based VOD Platform, Cinecliq Joins Slamdance Studios In Their Mission To
Expand The Online Audience Experiencing Slamdance Film Festival Selections
(PARK CITY, January 23rd 2013) Slamdance Studios has now joined forces with
Cinecliq to bring the Slamdance Festival experience to a global audience through
Cinecliq's proprietary Facebook-integrated distribution Application. Slamdance in its
mission to find the right partners for the Festival's online showcase increases its ever-
expanding online audience with their Cinecliq partnership. Cinecliq is a Facebook-based
video-on-demand application. It is the world's only global VOD platform that is fully
integrated within Facebook. Cinecliq's library includes narrative features, short films
as well as feature documentaries. It has the ability to reach wider audiences worldwide
because of its unique range of social media marketing tools. First up for the Clinecliq
slate is the acclaimed Slamdance Anarchy Program from the 2012 Festival. The Anarchy
Program and Social Media driven Cinecliq are a perfect match and further exemplify the
forward thinking for Slamdance, known not only as "By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers,"
but in truth as a filmmaking collective.
"Slamdance's relationship with Cinecliq, shows how important it is to bring filmmakers
from both the physical into the virtual presence of an even bigger audience in this ever
changing world of distribution," state Slamdance President & Co-Founder Peter Baxter.
Films available on the Cinecliq Anarchy Program
1. At The Formal
4. The Severe Psychosis of a Musicless Man.
5. We'll Become Oil
These films are currently available as a collective for rental for $2.99 and will soon be
available for individual rental. In order for the viewers to access/rent the films, they have
to install the application through Facebook.
Cinecliq is a comprehensive suite of professional tools for film marketing and
monetization. Cinecliq's multi-faceted environment includes a unique Facebook-
integrated video-on-demand service, custom VOD solutions, as well as support for
standalone Facebook and mobile apps.
Connecting with a global audience via its proprietary Facebook-integrated distribution
platform, Cinecliq creates customized solutions for rights holders, including studios,
distributors, and sales companies, who are looking to maximize the revenue generated by
Exploiting the power of social media combined with powerful Open Graph algorithms
and cutting-edge streaming technology, Cinecliq targets audiences based on their
interests to connect them to relevant content.
As a year-round organization, Slamdance serves as a showcase for the discovery of
new and emerging talent and is dedicated to the nurturing and development of new
independent artists and their cinematic vision. The Slamdance 2013 Film Festival will
run concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival, January 18-24, in Park City, Utah.
Slamdance continues to live by its mantra: "By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers." No
other festival is fully programmed by filmmakers. Slamdance is proud to count among
its alumni many notable writers and directors who first gained notice at the festival,
including such cinematic luminaries as Christopher Nolan, Oren Peli, Marc Forster,
Jared Hess, Lena Dunham, Behn Zeitlin, Anthony and Joe Russo, Seth Gordon and Lynn
Shelton. New filmmakers and writers today realize that Slamdance is a place to launch
Supporting the filmmakers beyond the festival and improving distribution opportunities
for its films has become increasingly important for Slamdance. After beginning an
exclusive video on demand partnership with Microsoft in 2010, Slamdance has continued
to expand its year-round platform and exhibition efforts on platforms like Xbox, as well
as its theatrical On the Road programs in the US. On The Road programs also took place
abroad in 2012 in places like Moscow and Krakow. New distribution partners will be
announced at the beginning of 2013.
The 2013 Slamdance Film Festival Major Sponsors include Kodak, Carhartt and The
Directors Guild of America. Official Sponsors include Blackmagic Design, Different By
Design, JuntoBox Films, Royal Purple and InkHead Promotional Products. Variety is
the Official Media Partner. Slamdance is once again proud to partner with sponsors who
share our unique vision and support emerging artists who are pushing the boundaries of
independent filmmaking. Additional information about the Slamdance Film Festival is
available at slamdance.com