NEW YORK, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Popcornflix announced today that Popcornflix reached 15 million downloads. The service had just passed the 10 million downloads mark in January 2015.
Popcornflix, the widely available independent, ad-supported movie and TV streaming app, is available on Roku, Sony PlayStation PS3 and PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, as well as Smart TVs and in 61 different countries.
"We are ecstatic about our growth," said David Fannon, Executive Vice President at Popcornflix. "This proves how much consumer demand there is for free quality content, and that the ad-supported model works."
The Popcornflix library includes over 3,000 titles within a variety of genres, ranging from action and comedy to award-winning foreign films, TV series, National Geographic documentaries, classic cartoons and the recently added Extreme Sports category. Films feature popular actors such as Channing Tatum in the action-drama Battle in Seattle, Chris Pratt in the comedy Deep in the Valley, and Charlize Theron in her Oscar-winning performance in Monster.
Recently included in FierceOnlineVideo's "Fierce 15", listing the top online video startups of the year, Popcornflix is frequently showcased as a recommended channel in best streaming service roundups. Popcornflix was featured as Roku's channel of the week earlier this year and is frequently featured in recommendation lists by About.com, TechCrunch and Digital Trends.
An ad-supported platform, Popcornflix provides access to TV shows and movies that include pre-roll, mid-roll and banner ads. By advertising on Popcornflix, content and advertising partners can connect with a new generation of TV and movie viewers who prefer to stream content whenever and wherever they choose. PopcornflixTM is a trademark of Screen Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.
Popcornflix 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, Amazon Fire TV, 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.