Treeti, a new blockchain network for entertainment business co-founded by former MGM, Sony, and Starz marketing executive Amorette Jones, is partnering with the Independent Filmmaker Project. IFP helps budding filmmakers get their projects off the ground and has supported work by Ava DuVernay, Barry Jenkins, Dee Rees, Ryan Coogler, and Denis Villeneuve among others in its long history.
Treeti will support the IFP Expanded initiative, which is designed to support the next generation of filmmakers from around the world. Treeti’s blockchain network – essentially a publicly shared spreadsheet, with time-stamped records, or blocks, recording various transactions – allows content creators to simplify crowd-funding, royalty payments, and distribution. Participants in the IFP Expanded initiative will work with IFP and Treeti and receive assistance with marketing, distributing, and finding an audience. The plan is for Treeti and IFP to work together on six projects over 12 months.
“We are eager to bring our deeply engaging, thoughtful technology and customizing it specifically for those participating in these global programs,” said Jones, who is Treeti’s CEO. “Now more than ever, ……. /.c-widget