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Cinedigm Announces Availability of CONtv Digital Streaming Network
Mar 26 15
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. has announced the availability of CONtv, a digital streaming network available on iOS, Android and the web. CONtv gives Comic Con fans the immediate power to view thousands of hours of premium, fan-centric programming from their connected, mobile and preferred viewing devices. Both free and VIP accounts are available at CONtv.com, with CONtv VIP subscription packages providing the ultimate ad-free fan experience, access to exclusive content, first look and perks at Wizard World Comic Cons, including reserved seating and discounts. Download the CONtv app at the app store on iTunes, the Google Play store, and coming soon to Samsung and other platforms. In addition to a huge offering of over 2,500 fan-centric, curated films and TV episodes, CONtv offers all-access to pop culture conventions nationwide anytime, anywhere, showcasing exclusive events, panels and talent from Comic Cons, including, an ongoing event coverage with exclusive series Live @ the Con, and All Access Pass, allowing fans to get up close to the action with celebrity panels featuring industry icons like William Shatner (Star Trek), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead), and Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead), one-on-one spotlights with pop culture heroes like Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk) and Manu Bennett (Arrow), artist and creator workshops with top-notch professionals like Joel Adams (King of the Hill) and Tom Hodges (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), and expert Q&As with fan favorite talent like Sara Underwood (Attack of the Show!). CONtv also offers after-hour fan events like the Drink & Draw where professional and amateur creators go head-to-head in drawing and writing competitions and Cosplay LIVE, where local and National Cosplayers compete for the best cosplay of the con. Planning a trip to the next con CON City, dives into local culture with nightlife, geek culture, and unique offerings that makes each Comic Con distinct. CONtv also boasts an expansive portfolio of acquired film and television content spanning cult television, sci-fi, horror and fantasy films, grindhouse classics, thrilling martial arts adventures, and much more. A dynamic, interactive initiative bred from within the Comic Con fanspace, CONtv will debut new titles and programming on a weekly basis. The programming will evolve to meet viewer demands and the service will continue to grow as viewership data sheds light on fan preferences. CONtv is a joint venture created by Wizard World and Cinedigm. In the coming weeks, CONtv will debut the following original programming: on March 9th, fans will find full vindication for their hours of binge viewing with host and horror icon Bruce Campbell's new pop-culture trivia game show Last Fan Standing. New episodes will release Mondays throughout the spring; on March 22nd, all 11 episodes of Fight of the Living Dead.
Cinedigm Corp. Presents at Piper Jaffray Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference 2015, Mar-11-2015 02:30 PM
Mar 2 15
Cinedigm Corp. Presents at Piper Jaffray Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference 2015, Mar-11-2015 02:30 PM. Venue: Le Parker Meridien, 119 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Christopher J. McGurk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, James March, Senior Research Analyst.
Cinedigm Corp. and Wizard World, Inc. Announce the Availability of CONtv
Feb 18 15
Cinedigm Corp.and Wizard World, Inc., have announced the availability of CONtv, the multi-platform OTT service, to consumers, effective March 3, 2015. The digital service will bring fans their favorite films, television series, comics, behind the scenes access to Wizard World Comic Cons and more. CONtv will be offered as a free ad-supported platform as well as a subscription of $6.99/month with content exclusives, audience rewards, a dynamic social viewing experiences, and ticketing bundle opportunities for fans planning to attend Wizard World conventions. CONtv will be rolling out with over 1600 hours of programming across a wide spectrum of devices including Roku, Apple iOS, Android, Xbox, Samsung, Smart TV, mobile, and tablet devices. CONtv offerings span cult television, sci-fi, horror and fantasy films, grindhouse classics, thrilling martial arts adventures, and more.
Cinedigm Corporation Partners with Bright Educational Media, Inc. to Launch Digital Edutainment Channel for Kids
Feb 17 15
Cinedigm Corporation has partnered with Bright Educational Media, Inc. to launch Bright, a multi-platform digital channel featuring edutainment for kids. Together, the companies will launch, operate, market and maintain the channel. Bright is a linear and VOD network centered on live action, learning and education themed content. The Bright voice is designed to reach pre-school and elementary school-aged children, as well as their families. Original series are mixed with exclusive acquired content to provide a unique value proposition for the children's television space. Content will be curated both from Cinedigm's large film and TV episode library, as well as from outside producers. As a brand, Bright is designed to make the emotional connection with its target audience that education and learning lead to bright minds and a bright future. The channel, which will launch later this year, will be broadly available across a wide array of consumer devices and services.
Cinedigm Corp. Enters into Multi-Picture Deal with Asylum
Feb 16 15
Cinedigm Corp. and The Asylum have entered into a multi-year, multi-picture deal for high concept films. The deal provides for a minimum of 12 films over three years, with Cinedigm acquiring all North American rights to the films, including theatrical, digital, video-on-demand, and physical home. The films will also be available to Cinedigm's growing slate of 'OTT' digital networks, including CONtv, targeted to the Comic Con audience.