Atlanta, Georgia- As a cryptocurrency platform seeking to redefine modern social media and entertainment, You42 will be sponsoring the Atlanta Film Festival as well as participating in it. The company is screening its first fully funded film Dead by Midnight/11PM Central, an anthology series that fuses six stories from different genres, ranging from comedy, to suspense, to horror. You42 hopes the film will raise awareness among potential users while establishing the company as a source of quality content in the ever evolving independent film world.
You42 is a digital media platform with a focus on connecting artists with their fans. It provides a space for musicians, illustrators, filmmakers, and other content creators to publish their work. Creators can monetize their work through a multiple revenue streams. Fans may view this content, share it, and connect with one another, allowing them to follow their favorite artists without relying on the big studios.
The Film in Focus
The film opens at WKIZ 42, a local TV station that is holding one last film marathon before being sold to the big networks. The menacing Mistress of Midnight, portrayed by cult movie icon Erin Brown, hosts the show, which consists of six short films. But as the films air, producer Candice Spelling (Hannah Fierman, V/H/S and Siren) realizes that members of her staff are disappearing, only to reappear on screen as characters!
You42 & the Future of Art
Beyond the goal of increasing its user base, You42 hopes to support the arts more broadly. The Atlanta Film Festival is a critical jumping-off point for filmmakers who want to show their movies to the world. The more successful it is, the easier it will be for creative filmmakers to fulfill their potential. You42 has already supported these efforts financially by becoming one of the festival’s Gold Sponsors. With screenings like Dead by Midnight, the Atlanta Film Festival can continue to bill itself as a hub of unique, quality movies, drawing in sponsors and participants from across the globe.