Sundance Announces New Artists Services Distribution Partners

Four additional distribution outlets — Microsoft Xbox, SnagFilms, Sony’s Video Unlimited Service and VUDU — have joined the Sundance Institute’s Artists Services program, Sundance Executive Director Keri Putnam announced today. “Audiences are accessing independent films via a range of platforms and storefronts, which speaks to the need for filmmakers to make their work available in a variety of ways,” Putnam said in a statement. “Beyond that, the more options we’re able to offer our filmmakers, the better able they are to customize their self-distribution programs and work towards individual goals for their films.”

Artists Services is a program helping Sundance filmmakers find self-distribution, financing and marketing opportunities for their work. New Video is its exclusive aggregation partner, and these four new platforms join iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu, Netflix, SundanceNOW and YouTube as places to find participating films.

A complete list of available films can be found here, and more details on the service and some of its titles can be found in my earlier blog post.