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Nov 17, 2020, 10:00 ET FilmRise Releases Full-length Musical Feature For Kids "Lilly's Light: The Movie"

"Lilly's Light: The Movie" is an uplifting, joyous family musical, starring Lilly (Sherry Hursey), a loving foster mom and keeper of an enchanted...


Apr 15, 2019, 13:31 ET FilmRise, Citi, And Global Citizen Partner To Drive Action To End Extreme Poverty On Families And The Bringing Of The Global Community Closer Together With Nationwide Theatrical On Demand Release Of The Award-Winning Film "SPRINTER"

FilmRise, Citi, and Global Citizen have partnered together to support bringing the global community and families closer together with the nationwide...


Dec 04, 2018, 12:49 ET On Demand Film Screening Fundraisers To Help Those Suffering The Catastrophic California Wildfires

WHAT: Acclaimed 77-minute feature documentary "Wildland" takes a look at the vigorous training wildfire fighters must endure. FilmRise is releasing...


Oct 29, 2015, 11:25 ET FilmRise Raises $25 Million In Acquisition Funds

FilmRise announced today that it has raised a cumulative total of $25 million to finance the acquisition and licensing of film and TV titles for all...


Aug 18, 2015, 07:00 ET FilmRise And Float Left Interactive Launching New Channels On The Roku Platform

Brooklyn-based film and TV distributor FilmRise announced today that it has launched several new streaming channels on the Roku® platform. Each of...


Apr 15, 2015, 11:06 ET FilmRise Acquires DVD Rights To Music Doc "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of"

FilmRise has acquired U.S. DVD rights from Gravitas Ventures for the music documentary "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of," a revealing...


Feb 11, 2014, 04:30 ET FilmRise Acquires Exclusive U.S. Digital Rights To Forensic Files

FilmRise is pleased to announce the acquisition of exclusive U.S. digital distribution rights from Medstar Television to the critically-acclaimed and ...


Nov 04, 2013, 11:38 ET FilmRise Acquires Slate Of Cult Horror Movies Including "Splatter University" And "Flesh Eating Mothers"

FilmRise has acquired North American rights to a slate of cult horror films including "Splatter University" and "Flesh Eating Mothers." The titles...


Oct 09, 2013, 12:43 ET Industry Veterans Alan Klingenstein, Danny Fisher and Jack Fisher Launch Distribution Company FilmRise

Alan Klingenstein, Danny Fisher and Jack Fisher today announced their new distribution company, FilmRise. As the industry continues to evolve,...