A2E OnRamp Inaugural Crew

photo by Chris Thomas

photo by Chris Thomas

A2E OnRamp (The Direct Distribution Lab) filmmakers, tech partners and consultants after 4 intense days working on plans for the direct distribution of the 12 A2E films (they look tired but happy yes?). Standby for more exciting news! 

In the meantime, fill yourself in with Alison Willmore's "Is Direct Distribution the Future for Indie Film? Notes From A2E at the 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival" on Indiewire.

Oscar Pool Time: Preview Live-Action, Animated & Documentary Short Nominees

It's the season for Oscar pools and we can't help but honor a long-standing tradition of honing in our own intuitions for the chance of winning a trophy ourselves.  Not only is this a shared and celebrated form of gambling with many film folks, we could not agree more with Indiewire's The Playlist about the lack of accessibility to watch the nominated Live-Action, Animated & Documentary shorts.  If you're also in need to brush-up before you place your bets or interested in fantastic shorts, head over to their round-up of this year's contenders' synopses, trailers, and even some full-length videos!

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