VODO is an online media distributor releasing films under a Creative Commons license using the BitTorrent protocol. Filmmakers can upload films on the site and selected works are also promoted on third-party sites and services such as uTorrent or The Pirate Bay, Mininova and OneDDL.
Past releases include sci-fi series Pioneer One, The Yes Men Fix the World and Zenith. Users are encouraged to donate after watching the films, and the highest earning to date has received almost $100,000.
VODO films can also be downloaded using a BitTorrent client.
As of February 2012, VODO hosts a total of 148 films. Some of the most known are listed below.
|2009-10-17||Us Now||Ivo Gormley|
|2009-11-11||In Guantanamo||David Miller|
|2009-12-19||The Lionshare||Josh Bernhard||Included Legacy by Grzegorz Jonkajtys|
|2010-06-15||Pioneer One S01E01||Bracey Smith||A REDUX cut was released 2010-12-15 featuring additional footage and re-shot scenes.|
|2010-07-23||The Yes Men Fix The World||The Yes Men||Special 'P2P Edition' of the film including new footage from the House of Commerce.|
|2010-10-02||Person of Interest||Gregory Bayne|
|2010-11-10||Four Eyed Monsters||Arin Crumley, Susan Buice|
|2010-12-15||Pioneer One S01E02||Bracey Smith|
|2011-01-28||Beyond the Game||Jos de Putter|
|2011-03-14||Zenith Part 1||Anonymous|
|2011-03-28||Pioneer One S01E03||Bracey Smith|
|2011-04-28||Zenith Part 2||Anonymous|
|2011-04-28||Pioneer One S01E04||Bracey Smith|
|2011-05-19||The Tunnel||Carlo Ledesma|
|2011-06-03||Zenith Part 3||Anonymous|
|2011-07-01||A Lonely Place for Dying||Justin Eugene Evans|
|2011-10-05||Pioneer One S01E05||Bracey Smith|
|2011-12-13||Pioneer One S01E06||Bracey Smith||Season 1 finale|
|2011-12-27||Otherworlds||various||six original Sci-Fi short films: The Third Letter, Perspective, The Return of John Frum, Dimensional Meltdown, Candy, Kitty-Kitty and IDT|
|2012-01-20||The Notorious Newman Brothers||Ryan Noel||Retro Films Entertainment & Substance Production|
|2012-02-21||L5||Stanley Von Medvey||Studio Hemogoblin|
Free Film Fund
As from 17 January 2012, five percent of all VODO income was allocated to the Free Film Fund, an online fundraising forum for the development of free-to-share productions.
- Pioneer One - official website
- Gigaom.com: No Joke, the Yes Men Give Away their Latest Movie Via BitTorrent
- VODO: Pioneer One
- VODO: All films
- "'A New Golden Age of Content': the rising tide of online-exclusive distribution", VODO blog, 17 January 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
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