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Dec 12, 2013, 16:06 ET
SnagFilms presents the 3rd annual Unofficial Google+ Film Festival, one of the world's fastest-growing festivals focusing on short films and web series. Using both simultaneous online and offline events, this free, live, interactive event welcomes viewers regardless of where they live. All you need to participate is a love of great content and access to Google.  (PRNewsFoto/SnagFilms)

Unofficial Google+ Film Festival and SnagFilms Announce Partnership & Festival Launch

 SnagFilms Inc., a privately owned media and technology company with roots in the independent film industry, announced today the kick-off of...

Jun 24, 2013, 09:00 ET
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SnagFilms Opens Social Video Platform With More Free Films to the Public

 SnagFilms Inc. announced today it opened its new social video platform to the public this week with more than 5,000 newly added independent...

Jun 06, 2013, 09:00 ET
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New SnagFilms Experience To Activate Passionate Community Around Great Indie Films

 SnagFilms Inc., a privately owned media and technology company with roots in the independent film industry, announced today the private beta...

May 24, 2013, 12:14 ET
Alex Vieux, Chairman and CEO of Red Herring, with SnagFilms CEO Rick Allen at the May 23 Red Herring 100 Awards in Monterey, CA.  (PRNewsFoto/SnagFilms)

SnagFilms Wins 2013 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

 SnagFilms Inc., the privately-owned media and technology company offering independent films to the world, has been awarded Red Herring's Top...

May 24, 2013, 10:32 ET
President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush hosted a screening of SnagFilms Honor Flight on Thursday, May 23rd.  Photographed with President Bush are WWII Veterans Bob Paine and Joe Demler (Honor Flight subject).  (PRNewsFoto/SnagFilms)

President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush Welcomed Guests for a Special Screening of SnagFilms' HONOR FLIGHT

 In celebration of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush hosted a special screening of...

May 13, 2013, 12:54 ET

SnagFilms To Premiere THE GOOD SON: THE RAY MANCINI STORY This Summer In Theaters And Video On Demand

 SnagFilms has acquired the exclusive U.S. distribution rights (theatrical, digital, home video and television) toTHE GOOD SON: THE RAY...

May 09, 2013, 12:11 ET

SnagFilms Announces Mission To Honor Our Military Heroes This Memorial Day, Inspired By The Documentary HONOR FLIGHT Premiering On Cable VOD & iTunes May 14th

 In celebration of the military heroes fallen or returning, or those who are still defending our freedom, SnagFilms is launching a national...

Apr 16, 2013, 12:41 ET
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Snagfilms Presents An Exciting Sneak Peek Of Sundance Channel's New Original Series Rectify

 SnagFilms, a website which offers the broadest collection of independent films on demand to viewers, today announced a free sneak peek of...

Apr 11, 2013, 13:34 ET

SnagFilms Announces The Debut Of Jon Friedman's Media Matrix And Animation Scoop To Indiewire

 SnagFilms, a website which offers the broadest collection of independent films on demand to viewers, is excited to announce the premiere of...

Dec 20, 2012, 13:30 ET
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An Early-Stage Social Video Platform That Really Offers "Films Everywhere" Comes to Xbox

SnagFilms announced the official launch of their free on demand film viewing app in the Xbox LIVE marketplace.  Film lovers can now download...

Oct 30, 2012, 09:00 ET
Snag The Vote 2012 Poster Designed by Shepard Fairey.  (PRNewsFoto/SnagFilms)

Young Voters Reminded of Issues at Home Five Days Before Election

With so much of the Presidential campaign dialogue centered around how to prevent attacks from oversees enemies, violence in our own local...

Oct 22, 2012, 08:00 ET
Kinyarwanda Forgiveness is Freedom Poster.  (PRNewsFoto/SnagFilms)

Courage and Forgiveness Shine Through the Horror of Genocide

 The Muslim Public Affairs Council Hollywood Bureau (MPAC) will present a screening and panel discussion of the critically acclaimed film,...

Oct 18, 2012, 14:20 ET
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Undecided Voters Bring Foreign Policy Back to the Forefront

 U.S. foreign policy returned to the spotlight in this week's presidential debate.  Seizing the moment for real voter insight on...

Oct 15, 2012, 15:22 ET
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Not Too Late to Join Immigration Debate

Just three weeks before the November presidential election, SnagFilms and the Downtown Community Television Center expose voters to new sides of...

Oct 09, 2012, 08:00 ET
Snag The Vote 2012 Poster Designed by Shepard Fairey.  (PRNewsFoto/SnagFilms)

Artists Unleashed in Campaign's Last Month

 Two days before the Vice Presidential debates in Kentucky, SnagFilms and the Paley Center for Media offer the third premiere - Antonino...

Oct 04, 2012, 15:25 ET
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Presidential Debate Prep for the 99%

Coinciding with the first 2012 Presidential debate, SnagFilms released Heist: Who Stole the American Dream, the first of five Snag the Vote...