Morgan Spurlock, Ross Kauffman, Eugene Jarecki, Jessica Yu and Steve James are among the filmmakers on board as advisors and contributors to Cinelan, the new short doc initiative being spearheaded by company CEO David Schrieberg. Based upon the creation of a steady stream of three-minute films, Cinelan will syndicate the docs via online and offline outlets, launching in partnership with Guardian News & Media, Picturehouse Cinemas and the Vizumi Network. Other filmmakers already on board include Marilyn Agrelo, Kiki Allgeier, Joanna Chejade-Bloom, Jeremy Chilnick, Mark Francis, Nick Francis, Grant Gee, Cameron Hickey, Liz Mermin, Lila Morgan, Al Morrow, Max Pugh, Jerry Rothwell, Katy Sevigny, Marc Silver, Floyd Webb and Jeremiah Zagar. Key execs on board for Cinelan, which is backed by Arts Alliance and formally launching at the Berlinale, include COO David Laks, as well Karol Martesko-Fenster, Wai Mun Yoon and filmmaker relations team Kiki Allgeier, Jeremy Boxer and Mark Rabinowitz. The company is currently accepting pitches from professional filmmakers and exploring other potential syndication partners. For more information, visit the Cinelan website. [Eugene Hernandez]