Television network and streaming media company Starz has announced a partnership with the Indie Memphis Film Festival to begin during the upcoming festival, running from November 3-10.
“Starz Digital is pleased to announce sponsorship support for the Indie Memphis Film Festival,” said Mara Winokur, SVP, Digital at Starz. “Our group has shown the film community that we are ‘indie-friendly,’ providing a high-quality home for their movies. We are delighted to continue our collaboration with independent filmmakers by showcasing this event to our partners and consumers alike.”
In addition to sponsor support, Starz will be flying in representatives from its various distribution partners to scout the festival's offerings.
"We are thrilled that Starz Digital chose to join Indie Memphis as a Spotlight Sponsor and host guests in our city," says Ryan Watt, Interim Executive Director of Indie Memphis. "Sponsor support is critical to the success of our festival, Starz Digital will have a significant presence at the event, joining presenting sponsor
Duncan Williams Inc. It means so much to have an industry leader in digital media endorse what we are doing at Indie Memphis."