The Tunnel


OK, so not a post about drums at all. But here is an awesome concept for movie distribution. It’s called the “135K project” to sum this idea up simply the creators use this.

1 FRAME= $1 135,000 FRAMES = 90 MINUTES, 90 MINUTES = 1 FILM

Once the film is complete and the frames is sold the film will be distributed via torrents. The best aspect of this is that an indie film would almost have no hope of having world-wide distribution so this idea gets it out there.

Buy your frames for the film, it’s a great idea and hopefully the film will turn out pretty decent too.

From the producers;

The Internet was meant to be a tool to connect us. It was meant to break down borders and liberate. Now we have an entire generation who are being labelled criminals for using that tool. But perhaps rather than wasting millions of dollars fighting a losing battle against internet piracy, we should try and find a way to embrace the possibilities that this new world brings…

That’s the thought that inspired this project. We believe that if we stop fighting  the peer to peer networks, they could become the biggest revolution we have ever seen in the way we share entertainment and information.

After spending years being frustrated by what we saw as the movie industry’s  short-sighted and conventional outlook towards the online community, we decided it was time to try something different – The 135K Project was born.

We figured that movie posters and collectable frames from movies are being sold every day, so what if we could raise the money to make “The Tunnel” by selling every individual frame of it? We would be able to make a movie unencumbered by a studio’s need for box office. We could do what we got into the industry to do in the first place. Tell stories we like and get them out there so people could enjoy them.

What’s the key to doing that? You.

If you like the look of “The Tunnel” or the idea behind The 135K Project – buy a frame or two, blog about it, follow us on twitter, seed and embed the finished film when it’s released. Whatever you can do. It will all help and show the world there might just be another way. Who knows where that might lead?
visit the website here http://www.thetunnelmovie.net/index.php

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