Sundance Institute Veteran Joins BitTorrent, Inc. as Director of Creative Initiatives focused on the Film Industry.
We’re stoked to share that Missy Laney has joined the BitTorrent fam.
Missy joins us following years of amazing work with the Sundance Institute as the Manager of their Artist Services Program, leading their creative funding initiative with Kickstarter and overseeing digital and direct-to-fan distribution efforts. She will continue that work with BitTorrent as our new Director of Creative Initiatives.
While with Sundance, Missy guided over 250 filmmakers through successful crowdfunding campaigns, including Sean and Andrea Fine’s Oscar Award-Winner Innocente, Adam Nimoy’s documentary, For the Love Of Spock, and David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg’s Untitled Bill Nye Documentary.
And now at BitTorrent, Missy will focus on collaborating with filmmakers to build impactful, sustainable distribution strategies and guiding platform development for creators. You can say hi here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow Missy on Twitter: @missmissylaney
About BitTorrent Bundle
Started in 2013, BitTorrent Bundle is a people-powered entertainment channel, reaching a global audience of 200 million young, influential fans. More than 30,000 of the world’s leading creators, including Sony Pictures Classics, Drafthouse Films, The BBC, and more, use BitTorrent Bundle to distribute music and video. David Cross worked with BitTorrent to support his directorial debut HITS, launched on BitTorrent and in theaters as a pay-what-you-want feature and generating 1.5 million downloads and streams.