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Popcornflix™ Launches Free Movie App for New BlackBerry 10 Platform
FREE Movie Streaming App Lets Users Watch Over 700 Great Movies at No Charge; Big Stars; and Popular Genres Make Popcornflix a Unique Movie-Watching App
NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 — Popcornflix – the ad-supported, full-length feature, free streaming movie app, has just launched its application for BlackBerry® 10, and is available for download for free on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront. The app is available in the US for the BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone, and will also be available in the US for the BlackBerry® Q10 for the US launch of the smartphone.
Popcornflix makes it easy to browse and select from over 700 theatrically released and independent titles in a wide range of genres, including comedy, family, action/thriller, drama, horror, Bollywood and documentaries. The user interface is simple, and every movie is only two clicks away.
Movie lovers can choose a movie by genre, actor, or director, select from the latest in new arrivals, pick from the site’s most popular films, or browse all of the films featuring some of Hollywood’s most popular and sought-after actors. New movies are added every day.
The Popcornflix App for BlackBerry 10 makes use of the platform’s unique share framework allowing users to share the app with friends and others by posting a link instantly to their Facebook or Twitter account or via email.
“We developed this state-of-the-art app for the new and exciting BlackBerry 10,” says Gary Delfiner , President of Digital Distribution for Screen Media Ventures. “We are very excited to be on the new smartphones. We can’t wait to see it grow!”
“BlackBerry 10 is all about bringing customers the content they love,” said Martyn Mallick , VP of Global Alliances and Business Development at BlackBerry. “We are very pleased to have Popcornflix on the BlackBerry 10 platform and think customers will thoroughly enjoy the range of titles from a variety of film genres available to watch for free.”
Popcornflix is an ad-supported platform. Each film includes pre-roll, spot ads, and banner ads that offer content and advertising partners access to a valuable movie viewing audience. A service of Screen Media Ventures LLC, a leading worldwide independent motion picture distribution company, Popcornflix taps into Screen Media’s vast library of more than 2,000 motion picture titles.
Popcornflix is also currently available in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Germany for other platforms, and on the web. The service will expand internationally in the coming months to include many more countries on the leading connected TVs and Blu-ray players.
The Popcornflix app for BlackBerry 10 was developed by Screen Media Ventures, LLC and Macadamian.
Popcornflix is a trademark of Screen Media Ventures, LLC. BlackBerry and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited. BlackBerry is not responsible for any third-party products or services. All rights reserved.
About Screen Media Ventures, LLC.
Popcornflix.com™ 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. For more information, visit www.screenmedia.net.
Macadamian enables today’s leading technology companies to create user-centric software products. The company’s 200-staff workforce has delivered expertise in user experience design, research and software development for more than 750 products worldwide. More information on Macadamian is available at www.macadamian.com.