Popcornflix Acquires Exclusive Content
The Lifeguard and other titles now available only on the free streaming app
NEW YORK(05 Nov 2015)
Popcornflix, the leading free movie and TV streaming service, now offers exclusive content. Popcornflix has acquired exclusive rights to a number of titles, including The Lifeguardwith Kristen Bell and Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It, available on major OTT devices, mobile and the web.
"Popcornflix has a loyal audience that we are now rewarding with exclusive films that they can call their own," says David Fannon, Executive Vice President at Popcornflix.
The 2013 dramedy The Lifeguard follows a woman shortly before her thirtieth birthday moving back to her childhood home, where she reassumes her old job as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a teenager. The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival, and Kristen Bell's"sensitive and complex" (Rogerebert.com) performance has widely been lauded.
Don't Legalize It is the third movie of the campy Canadian comedy franchise Trailer Park Boys, portraying three petty felons who live in a trailer park. The prequel films are also available on Popcornflix. Other exclusive movies include The Last Showing with Robert Englund, 2012's SXSW Audience Award nominee Ritual and 2012 family movie The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure.
An ad-supported platform, Popcornflix provides access to free streaming movies and TV shows that include pre-roll, mid-roll and banner ads. By advertising on Popcornflix, content and advertising partners can connect with next-generation fans who prefer to stream content whenever and wherever they choose.
Popcornflix is a trademark 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 Roku, Sony PlayStation PS3 and PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, 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.