Fandor (film site)
|Headquarters||San Francisco, CA, USA|
|Key people||Dan Aronson
|Parent||Our Film Festival, Inc.|
Fandor is an American subscription movie viewing service and social video sharing platform.
Fandor "specializes in independent films, classics, silent films, foreign films, documentaries and shorts". Most of Fandor's more than 4,000 films are outside mainstream channels and are from different cultures, time periods, and genres. The service streams content to home theaters (through devices like Roku), computers, mobile devices and tablets, like Apple Inc.'s iPad.
Fandor employs a revenue-sharing business model where a portion of all subscription revenue is paid to the filmmakers and distributors whose content Fandor licenses.
Keyframe is the digital magazine of independent and international film hosted on the Fandor site. It publishes interviews, film criticism, video essays and other scholarly works pertaining to the art of filmmaking.
On May 1, 2012, journalist David Hudson, formerly of GreenCine and Mubi, joined Keyframe as chief correspondent.
Fandor was founded in 2010 in San Francisco, California by Dan Aronson, Jonathan Marlow and Albert Reinhardt. Former Facebook chief privacy officer Chris Kelly has been a member of the Fandor board of directors since 2011.
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