Fandango Media, LLC sells movie tickets online in the United States. The company entertains and informs consumers with trailers, video content, reviews, commentary, and celebrity interviews; and enables to select a film, plan where and when to see it, and buy tickets in advance. Its movie ticketing application is available on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Fandango Media, LLC operates as a subsidiary of NBCUniversal Media, LLC.
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Founded in 2000
Fandango Launches Fandangolabs, a New Research & Development Group to Innovate the Moviegoing Experience
Oct 5 15
Fandango announced the formation of FandangoLabs, the company's new research and development unit dedicated to innovating moviegoing products and services. FandangoLabs will explore bringing to market exciting new ways for consumers to experience movies on the big screen and share new audience conveniences to grow advanced ticketing and drive theater attendance. FandangoLabs will work with multiple facets of the film and technology industries, enlisting a diverse and experienced array of leaders as inaugural members to its advisory board, including Dave Hollis, Walt Disney Studios EVP, Theatrical Distribution; George Dewey, Head of Digital Marketing, 20thCentury Fox; David Doyle, Chief Information Officer, SVP, Regal Entertainment Group; Alwyn Hight Kushner, President and COO, TCL Chinese Theatres; Jason Blum, Founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions; and Jennifer Panasik, Portfolio Director, Media & Technology, IDEO. Global design firm IDEO will serve as a Fandango innovation partner in this new venture. FandangoLabs will seek to accelerate moviegoing experiences that will delight fans, utilizing new technologies and business models. It will explore new possibilities across location-based services, social commerce, augmented and virtual reality, interactive video, and personalization, among others. FandangoLabs hopes to release its first moviegoing products in 2016.
Fandango to Launch New Service on 2014 Samsung Smart TVs, Featuring New Movie Trailers Embedded with Ticketing
Jan 7 14
Fandango announced that it will be launching a new service in the first quarter of 2014, offering movie trailers with fully-embedded ticketing capabilities on Samsung Smart TVs for the first time. Built into the Samsung Smart Hub, consumers can easily access and watch movie trailers right from the Movies & TV Shows panel and instantly purchase movie tickets for current and upcoming movies. The new functionality will be unveiled January 7-10 in the Samsung booth at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company's high definition movie trailers, embedded with ticketing features, will be built into the Movies & TV Shows panel, a video recommendation and discovery service offered on Samsung Smart TVs. Consumers will be able to browse, discover, watch video content and purchase movie tickets from one single place, right from the TV.