YouTube to offer movie rentals

YouTube on Wednesday announced that soon it will be offering video rentals through its site, beginning first with five films from the 2009 and 2010 Sundance film festivals.

These films will be available for rent for U.S. users on YouTube starting this Friday and running through Sunday, January 31. In addition to these five films, a small collection of rental videos from other U.S. partners across different industries, including health and education, will be made available in the weeks ahead.

“We’re also excited to put out the call for more independent filmmakers to join the rental program as part of our “Filmmakers Wanted” campaign at the festival….read more.

Source: YouTube Blog

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