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Sundance Institute Cites O’Melveny’s Pro Bono Work in Digital Debut of 15 Independent FilmsJuly 31, 2013 On July 30, 2013, Sundance Institute announced that 15 independent films will make digital debuts between August 13 and September 17, 2013, through the organization’s Artist Services program. The films will be available through a variety of digital platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Entertainment Network, SundanceNOW, and YouTube.
The press release notes that the distribution deals were brokered via pro bono work by O’Melveny & Myers, and credits the Firm with building “the legal framework for the Artist Services program and participating filmmakers since its inception.”
The O’Melveny team was led by Christopher Brearton, managing partner of O'Melveny's Century City office, and a member of the Entertainment, Sports and Media Practice.