GREEN APPLE ENTERTAINMENT AND SNAGFILMS ENTER INTO AGREEMENT FOR NON-EXCLUSIVE AVOD STREAMING RIGHTS
BOCA RATON, FL (August 4, 2015) – Green Apple Entertainment today announced its direct content alliance with SnagFilms, one of the world’s leading distributors of independent films for digital platforms, for select non-exclusive, AVOD streaming rights on their own branded network channel.
Their initial network channel launched with over 30 titles, including major independent hits as SYFY’s record-breaking, original “Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island” (Lochlyn Munro, Gina Holden), Chiller TV’s record-breaking original “Death and Cremation” (Brad Dourif, Jeremy Sumpter, Daniel Baldwin), $6M budget “Stone of Destiny” (Charlie Cox, Kate Mara, Robert Carlyle, Billy Boyd, Brenda Fricker), $5M budget “War Flowers” (Christina Ricci, Tom Berenger, Jason Gedrick), $5M budget “Last Will” (Tatum O’Neal, Tom Berenger, James Brolin, Peter Coyote, Patrick Muldoon), $3.5M budget “The Lazarus Papers” (Gary Daniels, Danny Trejo, Bai Ling, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, Krystal Vee), including other star-powered and indie films, which have also been made available on SnagFilms’ other owned AVOD company sites Funny For Free, Kiddovid, and SnagXtreme.
“SnagFilms are delighted to have launched a content partnership with Green Apple Entertainment, as they have swiftly become one of our most important content partners. As SnagFilms expands its offering of comedy, thriller, romance and cast-driven movies, we are delighted to be distributing Green Apple’s impressive roster of titles via the web, iOS, Android, Roku, games consoles and smart TVs. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Green Apple and bringing their films to as wide an audience as possible.” – Lindsay Carlson, Manager of Content Partnerships, Snagfilms
“Our goal for 2015 was to expand more into the AVOD space, and we’re seeing positive results. We’re excited for our SnagFilms alliance and to provide select content to their audience.” – Joshua K. Carpenter, Head of Acquisition & Sales, Green Apple Entertainment
SnagFilms features free, sponsor-supported, on demand viewing of more than 3,000 award-winning, fiction and non-fiction titles from some of the greatest names in film. SnagFilms’ curated collection is viewed on its own site and a digital network of more than 110,000 affiliated sites and webpages worldwide, including partners such as Comcast’s XfinityTV.com, Hulu, the Starbucks Digital Network, IMDb, AOL/Huffington Post, hundreds of non-profits, special interest sites and blogs — and via its applications for tablets, including Apple’s iPad (AirPlay-enabled), Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Blackberry Playbook and other Android-based tablets; Android smartphones; OTT platforms Roku, Boxee and Western Digital; connected TVs and blu-ray players from Sony and Panasonic, and soon to launch on connected TVs and blu-ray players from Samsung and Vizio. SnagFilms’ titles have been featured on more than 3.5 billion pageviews across its network. For additional information, go to: www.snagfilms.com.
About Green Apple Entertainment:
Green Apple Entertainment is a leading, worldwide sales agent, distributor and aggregator of quality, independent entertainment. With a diverse portfolio of more than 200 titles, the company acquires film, television and entertainment content from today’s independent talent and the work of recognizable directors, producers, and writers.
Founded in 2005 by 30-year industry veteran Tim Warren, Green Apple Entertainment has established and continues to nurture new relationships for product placement into the marketplace. With an array of genres and acquiring all rights from select limited theatrical to broadcast, PPV, cable/satellite/telco VOD, TVOD/EST, SVOD, AVOD, ancillary, and home video, the company’s mission is to unearth first-rate content, cultivate superior product, and deliver them through traditional platforms and evolving new media to a wide variety of audiences for a fresh viewing experience. For additional information, go to: www.greenappleent.com.
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