Adds New Features For Indie Filmmakers & Fans

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, an online video site that focuses on independent films, shorts and animations, has announced a variety of new tools and features to assist independent filmmakers in showcasing their work.

Highlights of the update include:

  • viewing recommendations and film reviews;
  • advice for filmmakers on everything from production to surviving Hollywood;
  • video playback and channel pages are more comment friendly;
  • customized RSS feeds are available for all categories of videos, channels, blogs and reviews;
  • a new feature in the video player enables viewers to immediately jump to any point in a film; and
  • a database of film festivals worldwide.

Users can now browse and search over 1000 festivals from around the world by locations, dates and genres, and find detailed information about eligibility, awards, and submission dates.

“ intends to become the community of choice for independent filmmakers and the audiences who want to connect with their work,” said Timothy Pastushkin, Co-Founder and CEO of Openfilm. 

If you haven’t checked out Openfilm, yet, you may want to. It’s got a growing collection of indie content, focusing on work with professional production values.

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