Gravitas Ventures inks deal with YouTube

Companies will offer hundreds of titles on new channel

Gravitas Ventures, which distributes indie films via VOD, has pacted with YouTube to offer hundreds of Gravitas' titles through the new GravitasVOD channel.

The films can be viewed as rentals or as free, ad-sponsored streaming video.

The channel is launching with such films as the comedy "Netherbeast, Inc."; the documentary "American Meth," narrated by Val Kilmer; and the drama "Racing Daylight," starring David Strathairn and Melissa Leo.