On the Chronicle Platform, film company Bleecker Street is the first to distribute a one-sheet as an NFT for the forthcoming film I’m Your Man.
In 2021, NFTs made a huge impression by claiming ownership of JPGs, MP3s, movies, GIFs, tweets, and much more. The path to these one-of-a-kind digital assets becoming common is less well-known, as it began in 2012. The plan was to utilize the blockchain to store digital collectibles, coupons, real estate, corporate shares, and other valuables. This concept has evolved to the point that video games and rock albums are now available as NFTs.
The newest “first” in the field of NFT is now underway. This time, it’s in the shape of a teaser one-sheet for Bleecker Street’s new feature, I’m Your Man, which will be released soon. This will be a contest on Chronicle, a studio and digital collectibles marketplace platform developed exclusively by and for fans. The contest to promote I’m Your Man will be the Chronicle platform’s very first NFT.
“Chronicle’s mission is to build an accessible marketplace for the top brands to offer digital collectible NFTs to their fans. We are excited to partner with Bleecker Street to bring the art for the I’m Your Man one-sheet to life through the creation of this unique NFT which anyone has the opportunity to win.” says Tim Glover, co-founder of Chronicle.
I’m Your Man
I’m Your Man is a German film with English subtitles (Ich bin Dein Mensch). It combines science fiction, humor, and romantic themes. Maren Eggert plays Alma, a scientist who is forced to participate in a research program where she is forced to live with a humanoid robot designed to be her ideal partner. Tom (Dan Stevens) enters the picture at this point. Tom is a charming humanoid machine whose main purpose is to make Alma happy. The video asks what love means in today’s world and blurs the borders between robots and humans in a new way.
Eggert is well recognized for her performances in Aimée & Jaguar and Liebesleben, both German films. In addition, she won the prize for best “non-gender” performance (which replaced the best actor and best actress categories) at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year for her work in I’m Your Man. I’m Your Man-made its global premiere during the festival and went on to become one of the event’s biggest crowd-pleasers.
Stevens is also renowned for his past roles, including the Beast in Disney’s live-action Beauty and Matthew Crawley in the ITV series Downton Abbey.
The film, directed by Maria Schrader, will be released on September 24th in the United States, following its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Schrader won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series for her work on the Netflix miniseries Unorthodox.
Chronicle’s marketplace, which will debut in Q3 2021, will feature top licensed digital collectibles from the worlds of cinema, television, music, sports, arts, culture, and more. NFTs on the Chronicle platform is also environmentally benign, as they avoid high-energy “Proof of Work” methods. Instead, the Chronicle is “Proof of Stake” driven, devoted to attaining zero net CO2 emissions in response to rising global environmental concerns. This will be accomplished by using the Aurora/NEAR Protocol blockchain technology and supporting tree-planting initiatives worldwide.
Despite the wide range of uses for NFTs, it’s reasonable to believe that we’ve only scratched the surface regarding their power and potential as a society. According to a recent Forbes report, since November 2017, $174 million has been spent on NFTs. The popularity of NFTs and their long-term worth suggest that they are more than a fad. New and interesting uses of NFTs will continue to grow in this more digitized post-pandemic society, and investors will gladly embrace each iteration.
Visit Chronicle’s website for more details on the I’m Your Man contest.