Los Angeles, CA — Tiffany Shlain’s award-winning documentary Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology makes its digital premiere today through the Sundance Institute Artist Services access to distribution program, which provides Institute artists with exclusive opportunities for creative self-distribution, marketing and financing solutions for their work. The film premiered in competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, was released theatrically in 11 U.S. cities, and was selected by the U.S. State Department to screen around the world as part of its American Film Showcase.
Look for the film today and in the coming weeks on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Entertainment Network, SundanceNOW, VUDU and YouTube. For details visit sundance.org/nowplaying.
Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology — With wonderful heart and an impressive sense of scale, Tiffany Shlain’s vibrant and insightful documentary explores the visible and invisible connections linking major issues of our time—the environment, consumption, population growth, technology, human rights, the global economy—while searching for her place in the world during a transformative time in her life. (2011 Sundance Film Festival)
The exclusive aggregation partner for distribution across all portals participating in the Artist Services program is Cinedigm. The Artist Services initiative is made possible by The Bertha Foundation. These deals were brokered via pro bono legal services generously provided by law firm O’Melveny & Myers, which has built the legal framework for the Artist Services program and participating filmmakers since its inception.
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