SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleidescape, Inc., the leading manufacturer of premium movie players and servers for the home, today announced an agreement with 20th Century Fox to license new releases and catalog of movies and television seasons for digital download and playback on the award-winning Kaleidescape movie players. With the addition of this new content, Kaleidescape has now licensed over 11,000 movies and over 2,000 television seasons from Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Studios, and now, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment for the Kaleidescape Movie Store. Kaleidescape has also licensed 4K Ultra HD titles with High Dynamic Range from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and 4K Ultra HD titles from The Orchard, K2 Communications and Moving Art.
This license agreement includes a wide selection of titles, including blockbuster franchises such as "X-Men" and "Die Hard," and family favorites from DreamWorks Animation including "Madagascar," "How to Train Your Dragon," and the Academy Award winning "Shrek." Other critically acclaimed favorites include "The Sound of Music," and the 2015 Academy Award winner, "Birdman." Television series include the "Homeland," comedy favorite, "How I Met Your Mother," and the five-time Emmy winner, "Modern Family."
"Our strategy centers around ensuring we foster easy and accessible ways for consumers to enjoy our content in the best quality across their devices," said Danny Kaye, EVP, Global Research & Tech Strategy, Fox Innovation Lab and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. "We believe in supporting secure and premium platforms and services, and as we recently announced our upcoming slate being available on 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range, we are excited to share that our titles will be available on Kaleidescape's new 4K Ultra HD movie player."
"Movie lovers demand choice and quality," said Cheena Srinivasan, Kaleidescape founder and CEO. "Our goal is to provide the finest playback quality, with an ever-expanding selection of the world's best films and collectible television series. Kaleidescape's leadership in movie players for 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range, combined with Fox's leadership through the Fox Innovation Lab in 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range movies, will make it possible for millions of families to enjoy an amazing theatrical experience in the comfort of their home."
Kaleidescape designs and manufactures movie players and servers for the home that deliver an unparalleled cinematic experience for movie lovers worldwide. Cinema buffs, parents with young children, and busy professionals seeking quality time with family and friends have chosen Kaleidescape for their home cinema. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Kaleidescape sells its products through custom installation dealers throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.kaleidescape.com.
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third party partner film and television programing. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™, Digital HD and VOD. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 20th Century Fox, a 21st Century Fox Company.
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