NEW YORK, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PopcornflixTM, one of the most widely available free streaming movie and TV programming services in the world, today announced the acquisition of award-winning foreign films from Film Movement, a noted distributor of contemporary independent cinema from around the world, including top prizewinners from Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, Toronto, Venice, Berlin and other prominent film festivals.
The Popcornflix selection includes films from thirty countries and every continent. "We handpicked a diverse collection of films from various countries and cultures. We are very excited to offer these quality films to our audience," said David Fannon, Executive Vice President at Popcornflix.
Popcornflix users can now stream Cannes Special Jury Prize winner "A Screaming Man," Sundance Jury Prize Winner "Manito," and "The Way I Spent the End of the World," featuring Dorotheea Petre, winner of Best Actress at Cannes. The new titles include a host of perspectives, ranging from Brazilian dance culture ("Only When I Dance"), to four middle-aged Iranian friends comedically grappling with middle age ("Men at Work").
"The streaming revolution isn't just about providing greater access to mega box office hits and standard Hollywood fare," says Fannon. "Viewers are also looking for new ways to view outstanding international cinema – wherever and whenever they want to watch. Popcornflix meets that demand, providing free access to intelligent, compelling titles online, on mobile or via gaming consoles, streaming devices and Smart TVs."
An ad-supported platform, Popcornflix includes pre-roll, mid-roll and banner ads in all movies and TV shows. Content and advertising partners can connect with a new generation of TV and movie viewers by advertising on Popcornflix. PopcornflixTM is a trademark of Screen Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.
PopcornflixTM is a service of Screen Media Ventures LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company with a broad distribution network that includes U.S. 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. Popcornflix programming is available on multiple platforms, including Sony PlayStation PS3 and PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Roku, iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Samsung, Bravia, Panasonic and Google Smart TVs. For more information, visit www.popcornflix.com, www.frightpix.com and www.popcornflixkids.com.