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Amazon-owned IMDb ending film festival submission platform Withoutabox


October 26, 2018

IMDb is ending Withoutabox, its online film festival submission platform that for more than 10 years has catered to indie filmmakers looking to get into film festivals.

Withoutabox will be phased out over the next year, according to a spokesperson for IMDb, which is owned by Amazon. The company said it is working with film festival customers to fulfill Withoutabox’s commitments through Oct. 30, 2019, and is collaborating with filmmakers to ensure that their submissions are processed during the transition phase.

Read more about the move here.