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Type of business Public
Type of site
video sharing
Available in 5 languages (En, Es, De, Fr, It)
Founded November, 2007
Headquarters North Miami, Florida, U.S.
Key people James Caan Co-Founder & Chairman

Dmitry Kozko, Co-Founder & CEO

Alan Melikdjanian, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer[1]
Alexa rank Positive decrease 241,676 (April 2014)[2]
Registration Optional
(required to upload, comment and rate videos)
Launched July 22, 2008 / June 5, 2008
Current status Inactive

Openfilm was a website for finding and distributing independent film. Its Advisory Board included members of the film industry, such as James Caan, Robert Duvall, Scott Caan and Mark Rydell, and independent filmmaker Alan Melikdjanian.[3]

The site was named "Best Online Video Sharing Site" by Videomaker Magazine in their 2008 "Best Products of the Year" feature.[4]

Openfilm closed in August 2015.


  1. ^ Lewin, Elisabeth (Jan 29, 2009). "Openfilm Rewards Indie Filmmakers with $500". PodcastingNews.
  2. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
  3. ^ Morris, Chris (April 2010). "Website offers filmmakers aid". Variety.
  4. ^ "Videomaker's 2008 Best Online Video-Sharing Site: Openfilm". Videomaker. February 2009.

External links

  • Archive of shortly before its closure.
  • “50 Best Websites for Moviemakers 2009”, MovieMaker.
  • “Openfilm Offers Film Lovers and Filmmakers a Place to Shine”, Mashable.
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