Dovetail to Pay Indie Filmmakers for Each Download
Dovetail declares 2007 the 'Year of the Independent,' with a bonus program for artists and a newly enhanced user interface for fans of independent film, TV and music.
Published Jan 11, 2007
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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dovetail ( www.dovetail.tv ), the online destination for independent programming and distribution in high-quality HD/DVD formats, today announced that it will begin to make monthly payments to artist promoting their work on Dovetail based on the number of downloads for each independent feature film, short, TV program or music video the content producer generates. Under the newly announced bonus program, independent filmmakers are directly compensated for every audience member they attract, receiving $0.10 for each download of contributed works.
"Dovetail is truly committed to the Indie artist and fan, and we're working to do things for these people that Hollywood simply won't do," said Jason Holloway, co-founder and CEO of Dovetail. "We continue to hear about big media brand names making deals that completely ignore the true independents. Our team got together and decided it was time for us to make a 'deal' for them."
Dovetail has also launched a new user homepage featuring enhanced elements such as "This Week on Dovetail," which updates audiences on the latest in independent films, TV shows and music videos available for download on the site. Content channels are intuitively organized to enable users to easily find desired content, all of which is downloadable for free.
Dovetail is the online source for quality independent programming and distribution that revolutionizes how professionally produced entertainment content finds its audience. Dovetail, currently in BETA, provides an entertainment destination for independent films, TV Shows and music videos in high-quality DVD and HD formats from an online source. Using peer-to-peer technology the software enables fast uploads and downloads allowing for independent creative content to be seen in its ideal viewing format.
Dovetail provides tools for independent filmmakers, musicians and television producers to promote their work and is committed to developing new resources for online promotion. Dovetail gives filmmakers a distribution channel where they can remain independent and where audiences can be entertained in new and compelling ways.
For additional information please visit www.dovetail.tv .
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