Innovative Indie-friendly startup streaming debut movies online launching at SXSW
12 Mar, 2015, 08:00 ET
AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- eDebut, Inc., the only movie streaming company that delivers new movie premieres direct to home for general public, will officially launch on March 15, 2015 at the SXSW trade show.
Moviemakers can send eDebut a copy of their movie (either prior to or during its theatrical release) and rent a time slot for the debut online. A notification with the film's trailer and time of stream of the single show is sent to everyone that has downloaded the company's free app. This exposes potentially millions of fans to each movie and creates the desire to watch the debut. Each screening is first come first serve, since space for each film is capped by the filmmaker. The people who liked the trailer, just before the show, check the app for seat availability. Those who are able to get a spot can watch the movie instantly for free & stream it to TV. Those who cannot get a spot are interested & actively engaged with the movie. So they are instantly redirected to incentives like electronic coupons or loyalty cards (within the app) to watch the movie in theaters or to buy the movie DVDs etc, resulting in more theatrical ticket/ancillary sales than ever before.
When asked what his inspiration was behind eDebut, Kishore K. Rajaram said, "I have always aspired to be a filmmaker & still do. [After] observing how difficult it is to even survive in the industry, I started exploring ways to solve the problem. Lot of great movies go unnoticed. I always thought each one of them deserved to be noticed and paid well for. So, once I found a solution, I just jumped in. eDebut is certainly going to take a pivotal role in keeping the passion for film making alive and more importantly paying those filmmakers well so that it encourages each one of them to do more good work."
At the trade show, eDebut will look for filmmakers who want to increase the popularity of their movies, educate movie lovers on ways they can watch a new debut movie, and seek more supporters to join hands in their IndieGoGo campaign that is currently underway. In exchange, campaign supporters will receive a variety of perks like live interaction with filmmakers and celebrities, guaranteed spots for certain number of debut movies at eDebut, rental discounts for filmmakers etc.
eDebut is a company that focuses on talented & passionate filmmakers. It debuts new movies online (securely delivered through an app) for the general public with compelling benefits for filmmakers! It debuts in such a unique way that each movie gets the mass exposure, virality, theater & ancillary income increase - all for a one-time nominal rental fee for the filmmaker. Learn how & download the app at http://www.eDebut.com/video. For more information, visit their IndieGoGo campaign page at http://www.eDebut.com/igg.
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