Indiegogo will also be joining Vimeo’s newly formed Vimeo On Demand Publisher Network and will create a dedicated Indiegogo VOD home on Vimeo featuring Indiegogo campaign-backed films.
“Vimeo is all about giving power to the creators,” said Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor. “This partnership highlights both Vimeo’s and Indiegogo’s continued support of independent filmmakers on a global level.”
Vimeo has more than 30 million registered members.
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