Popcornflix Surpasses 400,000 Downloads on Roku U.S. Free streaming movie platform also launches on Roku U.K. and Canada
NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Popcornflix™, the free online digital movie platform that provides film lovers with free access to hundreds of great movies, today announced that the number of Popcornflix downloads on the #1 streaming player Roku® have exceeded 400,000. Roku recently launched in the United Kingdom and Canada. Popcornflix is now available on Roku in those countries as well.
Roku offers hundreds of entertainment channels in the newly expanded markets, including Popcornflix, which gives Roku users a fast and easy way to view hundreds of theatrically released titles and indie films starring top actors like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Charlize Theron and many more. Users can search by title, actor or director, or browse for movies in a wide variety of genres, including action/ thriller, comedy, family/kids, drama, horror, Bollywood and documentaries.
"We're very excited about bringing Popcornflix to the Roku audience especially as Roku expands into Canada and the United Kingdom," said Gary Delfiner, Senior Vice President of Screen Media Digital, a division of Screen Media Ventures, LLC, parent company of Popcornflix. "Roku offers the best streaming player on the market, and we're proud to provide access to hundreds of free films for Roku's customers."
The Popcornflix Roku app was developed by Float Left Interactive. Popcornflix is an ad-supported platform that does not charge viewers for access to its films on Roku. Popcornflix recently launched free iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch apps. Popcornflix is owned and managed by Screen Media Ventures, LLC, which is a leading worldwide independent motion picture distribution company.
About Screen Media Ventures, LLC
Popcornflix.com™ is a service of Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company with a broad distribution network that includes US and international theatrical, home video, television, cable and new media distribution, with one of the largest independently owned motion picture libraries. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.screenmedia.net.
About Float Left Interactive
Float Left Interactive is a leading provider of OTT (Over-the-Top) video solutions enabling content distributors to monetize and captivate their audience across all three screens: television, mobile, and web. Float Left Interactive's managed, end-to-end solution, which includes application development, video management and monetization tools, removes the complexities of multi-screen distribution and allows content owners to focus solely on securing prime content. More information about Float Left Interactive is available at http://www.floatleftinteractive.com.