DOWNLOADED tells the unlikely story of the file-sharing service Napster. While still in college, Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker created the service as a means to share music with friends and acquaintances online. However, Napster's popularity quickly grew far beyond what anyone had imagined – least of all the music industry. And while industry lawyers were able to put Napster out of business, they could not stop the revolution it had sparked – a revolution which would turn the world of western entertainment upside down.
ALEX WINTER is an American actor, film director and screenwriter. He is well known for his role in the 1987 cult classic "The Lost Boys", and for making "Fever", which in 1999 was screened at the film festival in Cannes.