Aussie film-makers have rediscovered the horror genre after a break of 20 or so years, despite cinematic distribution being a real disincentive for self-produced horror films.
However, a group of film-makers from Sydney have found a new way to release their film -- via BitTorrent -- and are selling individual film frames for a dollar each in order to fund it.
The Tunnel, which was directed by Enzo Tedeschi and Julian Harvey with executive producer Andrew Denton, will be officially launched Wednesday night at a Popcorn Taxi event at Bondi Junction (sold out, sorry) and released simultaneously on BitTorrent. Get The Tunnel here.
While there have been a number of overseas films released as legal torrents, including Big Buck Bunny, this is the first time for an Australian film to be distributed this way.
Why not throw the film-makers some money and buy a few frames?
Or, you can buy a copy of the DVD, which includes an alternate ending.