IFC to Offer Multi-Platform Coverage of Groundbreaking Indie Events on www.ifctv.com

The Independent Film Channel (IFC) today announced multi-platform coverage of several groundbreaking independent film events in 2001 including the Sundance Film Festival, South By Southwest (SXSW), and The Independent Spirit Awards.

Each festival and award show highlights the outstanding achievements in independent film from up-and-coming to world-renowned filmmakers and actors. By logging on to www.ifctv.com, fans will have the opportunity to view a live broadcast of each event, along with clips from the highlighted films, interviews and live chats with independent film celebrities, and all the news and reviews straight from the red carpet.

“Our multi-platform coverage of these events via on-air, narrowband and Broadband presentations, now truly make it possible for everyone to experience the best of independent film.” said Joe Cantwell, Executive Vice President, New Media, Bravo Networks.

Bravo Networks New Media Division is dedicated to extending the company’s brands across new technology platforms, creating consumer digital media services, and exploring strategic alliances and acquisitions in domestic and international markets. The interactive unit, available to over 1 million homes nationwide, is currently comprised of web sites www.bravotv.com, www.ifctv.com, www.worldcinematv.com, www.ifcrant.com, and high-speed Broadband online services for Bravo, IFC and World Cinema.

Adam Weinstein / Ann Yershov

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