Accidental Media produces award-winning documentaries, short films and interactive media for international broadcast, DVD and online distribution. Working with formats from 35mm to HD, we are constantly pushing technologies to new creative limits in both production and distribution.
The patent-pending invention brings the world’s favorite movie treat to the comfort of VOD, one kernel at a time.
Distrify co-founder Andy Green was frustrated with the lack of tasty snacks available on his laptop. “While most people’s laptop keyboards are filled with nutritious crumbs, the flavor just isn’t what you want when watching a movie. We wanted a simple way to make popcorn while watching our favorite movies on Distrify,” Green explains. “I realized that the power in a USB port was sufficient to heat a popcorn kernel to a perfect popping temperature.”
"Since most of our movies are watched via the internet, we’ve always been searching for a way to tap into the most lucrative revenue available from the movie business," says Distrify co-founder Peter Gerard. "Our patented USB Popcorn Popper® is the most efficient way to pop popcorn. We charge movie fans on a per-kernel-popped basis, meaning you are never paying for un-popped kernels at the bottom of your bowl."
"It’s healthy, too!" adds Green. "When you have to wait for each kernel to pop individually, you are much less likely to overeat."
The device will go on sale soon from Distrify.com - pricing has not been announced. Distrify plans to release mobile versions designed for iPhone and Android later this year.
Just to Get a Rep will be featured at a special screening at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this Sunday (9pm on 7th August). Come along to Out of The Blue for this Live Film in Leith event. Director Peter Gerard will be present for discussions and to peddle DVDs.
We will be at the Festival de Cannes and Marché du Film this year between 13th-19th May. Our multi-award-winning short The Shutdown will be featured in Cannes at a special screening at Visions Sociales - Le festival de cinéma de la CCAS. Come and see The Shutdown on the 17th May at 3pm. We will be taking meetings at the MEDIA stand on the Croisette, but it’s best to email us in advance if you want to meet.
We are pleased to announce that Adam Stafford’s The Shutdown won the Grand Jury Prize for European Short Films at the European First Film Festival - Premiers Plans Festival D’Angers. The Premiers Plans festival is a new talent discovery event, only screening films by first-time directors. The Shutdown’s epic run continues with more festival, screenings, and television broadcasts to be announced soon.