This media firm depends on no one, except consumers looking for entertainment outside the mainstream. The Independent Film Channel operates popular cable networks IFC and Sundance, along with movie production and distribution businesses. Its IFC network reaches more than 60 million US homes with a mix of independent movies and original programming aimed at the young male demographic. Reaching more than 40 million homes, Sundance offers films and specials for an older audience group. The Independent Film Channel also produces and distributes original movies through IFC Films, IFC Productions, and joint venture InDigEnt. The company is owned by leading cable television broadcaster AMC Networks.