Iconic Miramax Film Library will be Available for Instant Digital Streaming through
Brazil’s Largest Online Movie & Television Source
SAO PAULO and SANTA MONICA, November 21, 2011 – NetMovies Entertainment, Inc. and Miramax today announced a multi-year licensing agreement under which NetMovies customers will have instant streaming access to numerous titles from Miramax’s prestigious film library.
Countless iconic hit films and award-winning titles from Miramax, including “Pulp Fiction,” “The English Patient,” “City of God,” “Amelie,” “There Will Be Blood” and “Kill Bill,” will be available to NetMovies customers, beginning December 1, 2011.
NetMovies customers will have instant access to these great Miramax titles, and many others, across PC, Macs, Smart TVs, connected Blu-Ray players, iOS and Android tablets and smartphones and very soon on videogame consoles.
“As a devoted fan of independent cinema, I could not be more excited to bring our loyal customers such classic titles as the films included in the Miramax canon. I am so happy to enter into a partnership with this company and help bring their titles to Brazilian homes. I look forward to growing this relationship even further in the future,” said Daniel Topel, NetMovies founder and CEO.
“We are very pleased that Miramax movies will now be available to the large network of customers from Brazil devoted to NetMovies’ strong platform and great service,” said Mike Lang, CEO of Miramax. “This is another key step as we take advantage of digital channels to maximize our library around the world and bring Miramax movies to new and growing audiences, especially to such an exciting and emerging market as Brazil.”
Miramax is a leading worldwide film and television studio with a library of more than 700 motion pictures. Miramax sells directly and licenses its titles globally through strategic partnerships with Lionsgate, Studiocanal and most recently Netflix, Hulu and Facebook. The company has two new releases this summer: The Debt, starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington, and the Guillermo del Toro-produced Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, starring Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce. The Miramax library holds some of the world’s most original and acclaimed independent films including Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare In Love, Chicago, Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, No Country for Old Men, Kill Bill Volumes I and II, Life is Beautiful, Reservoir Dogs, Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Cinema Paradiso and My Left Foot — as well as scores of commercially successful films such as Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bad Santa, and the Scream, Hellraiser, Scary Movie and Spy Kids franchises. Collectively, the Miramax library has received 284 Academy Award nominations and 68 Oscars, including four Best Picture Awards. Miramax is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information, please visit www.miramax.com, like the company on www.facebook.com/miramax or follow Miramax on Twitter @Miramax.
About NetMovies Entertainment, Inc.
NetMovies Entretenimento S.A. is Brazil’s largest online subscription service for movies and TV series with over 35,000 titles currently in its library. NetMovies mission is to revolutionize the home viewing experience in Brazil, delivering customers the best entertainment experience at the most attractive price. The company provides a subscription based service through DVD and Blu-Ray home delivery as well as online unlimited streaming services on a wide range of devices and platforms. NetMovies subscribers are offered a free introductory one-month trial and then pay R$14.99/month for unlimited streaming plus DVD/Blu-ray home delivery.