Screen Media Ventures Taps Brightcove to Support Free Online Digital Movie Platform Popcornflix.com
Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced that Screen Media Ventures LLC, a leading worldwide independent motion picture distribution company, has chosen Brightcove to support its new online digital movie platform, Popcornflix.com.
The new Web service, launched in late March 2011, provides free access to hundreds of theatrically released and independent movies and is initially available in the U.S. with Canada and international to follow.
Popcornflix.com intends to have 1000 feature-length films available by the end of the year. The platform draws from its vast library of more than 1500 films as well as third party content owners. It is the first ad-supported movie platform of its size created by an independent distributor / content owner.
Using the Brightcove platform, Screen Media is able to deliver a customized, high-quality viewing experience across multiple platforms, as well as integrate easily with third-party ad networks and servers to create new revenue opportunities for advertisers.