‘We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford To Miss’ In Theaters For Free Tuesday – Free Online Wednesday

we the economyMorgan Spurlock’s Cinelan and Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions are turning the traditional film distribution model on its head with WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford To Miss.  All of the short films have been released today on more than 50 digital, cable, television, and mobile platforms for FREE (platforms include Amazon, AOL, CBS News, CNBC, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Condé Nast Entertainment, Facebook, Funny or Die, Hulu, iTunes, LinkedIn, MobiTV, Netflix, Pivot TV, reddit, Time Warner Cable, Twitter, Verizon FiOS, Yahoo and YouTube).

WE THE ECONOMY pairs world-renowned filmmakers, including Adrian Grenier (Entourage),Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Adam McKay (Anchorman)James Schamus (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) and Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), with leading economic advisors to spark a better understanding of the economy through engaging short films.  The series features well-known actors, comedians, personalities and experts, including Amy PoehlerMaya Rudolph,Sarah SilvermanAdrian GrenierJudah FriedlanderPatton Oswalt, and Robert  Kennedy, Jr.CAVEONOMICS_02

The distribution partners of WE THE ECONOMY are as follows:

On-demand distribution partners include Amazon Instant Video, AOL On Network, CBS News, CinemaNow, The Scene powered by Condé Nast Entertainment, Crackle, Dailymotion, Facebook, Fandor, Funny or Die, Google Play, Hulu, iTunes, LinkedIn – The World’s Largest Online Professional Network, Netflix, reddit.tv, SnagFilms, Sony PlayStation Store, TV Guide, Twitter, Vimeo, Vutopia, Xbox Video, Yahoo Screen and YouTube.


Cable and television distribution partners include CNBC, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, iN DEMAND, Pivot TV, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS.

Mobile distribution includes WE THE ECONOMY Android and iPhone custom apps and MobiTV-powered live TV and video products across U.S. tier 1 carrier partners.

In addition, Landmark Theatres will host a special, one-night-only free theatrical sneak preview event at 7pm on October 20 in 20 cities nationwide.

For more information on WE THE ECONOMY and to watch the series trailer please visit www.wetheeconomy.com.


You can also follow WE THE ECONOMY on facebook.com/wetheeconomy, twitter.com/wetheeconomy, and instagram.com/wetheeconomy.

About Melissa Hanson

Melissa Hanson aka Dial M For Melissa - Managing Editor / Podcast Producer - Growing up, Melissa’s favorite destination was always the video store and would agonize over whether to watch something new or to rewatch a favorite. Things have not changed. Follow on Twitter @DialMForMelissa

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