Popcornflix

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Popcornflix LLC
TypeSubsidiary
FoundedJuly 2010
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, U.S.
ParentScreen Media Ventures, LLC.
Slogan(s)Great Movies. Free.
Websitewww.popcornflix.com
RegistrationNone
LaunchedMarch 2011
Current statusActive
 
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Popcornflix LLC
TypeSubsidiary
FoundedJuly 2010
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, U.S.
ParentScreen Media Ventures, LLC.
Slogan(s)Great Movies. Free.
Websitewww.popcornflix.com
RegistrationNone
LaunchedMarch 2011
Current statusActive

Popcornflix LLC is a website and over-the-top (OTT) service offering free ad-supported streaming video of feature-length movies and webisodes. It is owned by Screen Media Ventures.[1]

History[edit]

Popcornflix was conceived in July 2010, and officially went into live beta in March 2011. Popcornflix utilizes aiMatch as its ad server,[2] and includes preroll, spot ads, and banner ads.[3] The site primarily consists of independent feature films, many of which come directly from Screen Media's library.[4] The service is currently accessible in the United States and Canada, with plans to launch in more territories in the future.[5]

Platforms[edit]

Popcornflix is currently available on the following platforms:

Programming[edit]

In addition to full-length independent movies, Popcornflix features original content including web series and film school originals.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hachman, Mark (21 March 2011). "Popcornflix.com: a (Free) Hulu for Big Stars, Obscure Movies". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "aiMatch Chosen as Ad-Server for Popcornflix.com". Triangle Tech Talk. 6 June 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (3 March 2011). "Screen Media to Offer Free Streaming Movies on New Website". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Hoffelder, Nate (23 March 2011). "Hulu has a rival – Popcornflix.com". Mediabistro.com. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Screen Media Ventures Chooses Brightcove to Support Free Online Digital Movie Platform Popcornflix.com". Satellite Spotlight. 25 April 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Boxee v1.2 upgrade arrives on the Boxee Box". BoxeeBoxTips. 11 August 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "Popcornflix App on Roku". Roku Guide. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Movie Video Sites". OVGuide. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  9. ^ Luchter, Les (6 June 2011). "Popcornflix Joins Ad-Supported Streaming Movie Race". MediaPostNews. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 

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