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Type of businessPublic
Type of site
video sharing
Available in5 languages (En, Es, De, Fr, It)
FoundedNovember 2007
HeadquartersNorth Miami, Florida, U.S.
Key peopleJames Caan Co-Founder & Chairman
Dmitry Kozko, Co-Founder & CEO
Alan Melikdjanian, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer[1]
URLwww.openfilm.com (Offline)
(required to upload, comment and rate videos)
LaunchedJuly 22, 2008 / June 5, 2008
Current statusInactive

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.[2]

The site was named "Best Online Video Sharing Site" by Videomaker Magazine in their 2008 "Best Products of the Year" feature.[3]

Openfilm closed in August 2015.


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