In so doing, it’s creating a new market, finding new fans and increasing distribution.Screenburn was founded because a lot of independent cinema doesn’t achieve a wide theatrical distribution. Releasing on Facebook means you can open such film up to a nationwide or worldwide audience. Screenburn also focuses on alternative content including music, sport and comedy; it released concert films for Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones and LCD Soundsystem on official Facebook pages. Screenburn continues to focus on alternative content, and has, it says, some top music and sports content lined up for 2014. Screenburn was recently named among “30 music startups to watch in 2014” by the influential music industry blog Musically.
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