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Matt Mason and Evan Husney Talk The Future of Film DistributionBitTorrent has long been a pioneer and a strong voice in the conversation about digital distribution, and now they’re bringing us a video interview series called BitTorrent Sessions. Off the heels of a successful Bundles collaboration (over 3.5 million downloads) with Drafthouse Films for The Act of Killing, BitTorrent’s Matt Mason sat down with Evan Husney (the then creative director of Drafthouse Films, now with Vice) to talk about the current state of film distribution and where we’re headed. More »

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The Act of Killing Bittorent BundleJoshua Oppenheimer’s Oscar-shortlisted The Act of Killinga documentary revisiting squad leaders from the Indonesian genocides of the 60′s, was released on iTunes today. In a partnership between Drafthouse Films and BitTorrent, heaps of exclusive and free bonus content can be downloaded through their new BitTorrent Bundle. Read on to find out what’s inside the Bundle and how you can download it. More »

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If you were previously unconvinced that VHX is out to remodel the internet cinema landscape for the better, a recent announcement just may do the trick. The self-distribution provider — already instrumental in the release of such direct-to-audience success stories as Indie Game: The Movie (a key tale to be told for independent filmmakers) and a proponent of a revolutionary new model of self-release philosophy — is now offering another first. As of today, December 11, the joint Drafthouse Films and VHX-powered re-release of midnight movie/underground martial arts film Miami Connection (with physical media such as VHS, a first and maybe only for a VHX release) is now underway — and any non-enthusiasts of Taekwondo, ninjas, B-movie swagger, and what appears to be among the greatest films ever made, need not apply. More »