Streaming platform WaterBear has announced a partnership with the Resilient Foundation, a non-profit organisation which funds critical storytelling around the world across short form, feature documentaries, journalism, live and news telling stories that may otherwise go unreported.
WaterBear’s ‘Resilient Collection’ will see a number documentary films to rent land on the platform on May 7th, with all revenue directed to raise vital funds for the Resilient Foundation.
WaterBear’s main platform remains free to access reflecting WaterBear’s commitment to sharing and engaging with as wide an audience as possible. By renting and watching the films in the ‘Resilient Collection’, WaterBear members are funding the Resilient Foundation. Rental prices for the collection span $2.99 -$3.99 / €3.49 -€4.49 / £2.99-£3.99 and members will have 48 hours to watch the film after purchase.
Launched in December 2020 with the support of The Duke of Sussex, actress and activist Maisie Williams and model and activist Lily Cole, WaterBear Network is a streaming platform showcasing award-winning documentaries as well as original content inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). WaterBear is now available in 40 countries including the US, Canada and the UK.