Yesterday, we told you about Tugg, the new crowdsourcing indie exhibition site which allows anyone the opportunity to book a film screening through one of the partner cinemas.
Today, Tugg announced that two Oscar nominees, “The Tree of Life” and “Bullhead,” have been added to their library.
Full press release follows:
Austin, TX – Thursday, February 23, 2012 – Tugg, Inc. (“Tugg”), a collective action web-platform that enables individuals to choose the films that play in their local theaters, announced today that Academy Award nominees The Tree of Life (Best Picture, Directing, Cinematography) and Bullhead (Best Foreign Language Film) have been added to their ever growing film library.
“We believe The Tree of Life is a film people will want to see in theaters for generations to come. We are thrilled to be providing this opportunity for audiences to see it again, or for the first time, on the big screen; and to share the experience with their community,” said The Tree of Life producer Sarah Green. The Tree of Life is one of the most critically acclaimed movies of 2011, having received 14 awards from critics groups across the country and appearing on over 100 Top 10 lists, the most of any film released last year.
A visceral crime drama that has received over 30 awards from film festivals across the world, Bullhead expands theatrically to 20 new markets this Friday, February 24. Bullhead will be available through Tugg in markets where it does not have a traditional current or upcoming theatrical release.
To learn more about how to bring The Tree of LIfe and Bullhead to local theaters visit:
Sign up to be an early participant here http://www.tugg.com
For more about how Tugg works, visit the “How To” page at https://www.tugg.com/howtuggworks
About Tugg, Inc.
Tugg, Inc. (“Tugg”) co-founders Nicolas Gonda, CEO, and Pablo Gonzalez, COO, have created a collective action web-platform that enables individuals to choose the films that play in their local theaters. Through Tugg, individuals are empowered to select a film, screening time, and nearby theater, and then spread the word to their immediate and online community. Once a necessary amount of people commit to attending, the event will be confirmed, and Tugg will reserve the theater, manage ticketing and ensure delivery of the film; allowing the audience to sit back and enjoy the show. Tugg is working with exhibitors Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, AMC Theatres, Bow Tie Cinemas, Cinemark Theatres, Goodrich Quality Cinemas, Rave Cinemas and Regal Cinemas.The exhibitors will provide theatrical venues for individually curated events showcasing Tugg’s growing library of hundreds of studio and independent films. Currently in it’s pilot stage, Tugg’s partnerships with distributors will be announced prior to the official launch at South by Southwest in March 2012.