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Aug 18, 2015, 07:00 ET

FilmRise And Float Left Interactive Launching New Channels On The Roku Platform

 Brooklyn-based film and TV distributor FilmRise announced today that it has launched several new streaming channels on the Roku®...

Apr 15, 2015, 11:06 ET
FilmRise acquires DVD rights to music documentary, "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of"

FilmRise Acquires DVD Rights To Music Doc "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of"

FilmRise has acquired U.S. DVD rights from Gravitas Ventures for the music documentary "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of," a revealing...

Feb 11, 2014, 16:30 ET
FilmRise Acquires Exclusive U.S. Digital Rights To Forensic Files.  (PRNewsFoto/FilmRise)

FilmRise Acquires Exclusive U.S. Digital Rights To Forensic Files

 FilmRise is pleased to announce the acquisition of exclusive U.S. digital distribution rights from Medstar Television to the...

Nov 04, 2013, 11:38 ET
Splatter University.  (PRNewsFoto/FilmRise)

FilmRise Acquires Slate Of Cult Horror Movies Including "Splatter University" And "Flesh Eating Mothers"

FilmRise has acquired North American rights to a slate of cult horror films including "Splatter University" and "Flesh Eating Mothers." The titles...

Oct 09, 2013, 12:43 ET
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Industry Veterans Alan Klingenstein, Danny Fisher and Jack Fisher Launch Distribution Company FilmRise

 Alan Klingenstein, Danny Fisher and Jack Fisher today announced their new distribution company, FilmRise.  As the industry continues to...