LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2014) - Gawk Incorporated (
The festival commenced on Friday, January 17th and the company is pleased to report that it has hosted hundreds of independent filmmakers daily in the Gawk Filmmakers' Lounge. In addition to this event, Gawk will be the co-presenter of the Closing Night Party on January 23rd. Slamdance TV currently creates and produces all Slamdance's festival coverage. Episodes run at around five minutes each and cover filmmaker interviews and film profiles. Former participants have included Neil Young, Jonathan Demme, Forest Whitaker, and Stan Lee in addition to new filmmakers. Slamdance has announced that www.gawk.com will be the exclusive presenter of Slamdance TV 2014.
"We are honored to be a part of the Slamdance Film Festival. This festival provides an unparalleled platform for independent artists, filmmakers and storytellers to showcase their art. Gawk's mission is to provide a digital multimedia platform for these same artists to self-distribute their art to the world. We believe our goals and philosophies are aligned and are thankful to Slamdance for their support of our vision," stated John Hermansen, Chief Content Officer of Gawk, Incorporated.
The 2014 Slamdance Film Festival will run concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival, January 17-23, 2014 in Park City, Utah. Slamdance continues to serve as a showcase for the discovery and development of emerging independent talent and unique cinematic visions. Slamdance is the only festival programmed entirely by filmmakers. With over half of 2013's feature films having found distribution after premiering in Park City, Slamdance continues to be a fertile ground for new filmmakers to begin their careers. For more information, please visit http://www.slamdance.com
About Gawk Incorporated
Gawk Incorporated is a world innovator of self-service global digital distribution. Designed to meet the needs of modern consumers, Gawk has the unique and defining capability to stream all forms of digital media, including but not limited to, movies, documentaries, TV shows, music videos, vlogs, digital books, digital shorts, social networking videos and video game entertainment. Gawk provides an innovative platform and interactive social network for artists to capitalize on their creativity through the Gawk self-service model of Post, Price and Promote. Gawk's multifaceted strategic approach generates ongoing and long term revenue opportunities through independent content publishing, creative entertainment viewing, product integration, sponsorship and advertising. For more information, please visit http://www.gawkinc.com
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