IFC Entertainment on Wednesday announced that it is offering independent films for sale and download through Apple’s iTunes Store. The company is including all of its 2007 Independent Spirit Award nominees.
IFC Entertainment includes IFC Films and IFC Productions. The company also runs a cable television channel, the Independent Film Channel. Their recent productions include Wordplay , a documentary on New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz; and SherryBaby , a drama featuring Maggie Gyllenhaal. Past IFC Films work includes the Oscar-winning Hilary Swank film Boys Don’t Cry and Touching the Void , a documentary about two climbers who came close to death in the Peruvian Andes.
The IFC Entertainment offerings added to the iTunes Store are full-length movies. The new collection includes a total of 13 films, six of which are nominated for the upcoming Independent Spirit Awards, which will be held on Feb. 24, 2007. All IFC films on iTunes cost $9.99.