Digital Artists Killer Digital Announce Partnership

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Thu, 01/13/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Digital Artists has reached a multi-year collaboration with Killer Digital a newly formed partnership between Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler’s Killer Films and their former CAA agent Kevin Iwashina. Beginning at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival DA and Killer Digital will unveil a live series that brings together some of the most promising personalities at the forefront of creative storytelling. Acclaimed film and television producer Christine Vachon (Boys Don’t Cry Far From Heaven This American Life) hosts the four-day series featuring live and mobile reporting on news and trends by indie luminaries and rising digital talent. Online participants can view live streams and interact from home through real-time social media and search engine integration. “The efficiencies of digital production and distribution have empowered filmmakers to be more creative with fewer resources ” says Christine Vachon co-founder of Killer Films and Killer Digital. “We share a passion for these creative innovations with Digital Artists and are excited to work with them to deliver quality stories in this new medium.” Coinciding with the launch of the Killer Digital partnership Oren Aviv former president of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production has joined the company’s board of directors as an active advisor. “Our new creative collaboration with Killer Digital elevates Digital Artists’ cinematic storytelling capabilities and furthers our mission to partner with best-in-class talent to produce and distribute original digital entertainment for all screens ” says William Kendall chief creative officer of Digital Artists. “The addition of Oren Aviv to our board brings key strategic insights and significant talent relationships to the fold as we continue building a studio home where established and emerging artist-entrepreneurs can bring their original ideas to life.” “Killer Digital and Digital Artists are creating smarter opportunities for talent and brands to reach beyond the traditional box office ” says Aviv newly appointed Digital Artists board member. “This partnership will prove that progressive content resonates among audiences across any platform.”