STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN and SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA, November 13, 2012 – C More Entertainment (C More) and Miramax today announced they have entered into a licensing agreement under which a broad array of Miramax modern classic films will be made available to C More viewers and customers of its streaming service, C More Play, in the Nordic region, including Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Terms were not disclosed.
Among the titles included from the legendary Miramax library are There Will Be Blood, The Cider House Rules, Chocolat, Chicago, Jackie Brown, The Hours and Scream. Under the agreement, all titles will be seen on C More’s linear channels, and will also be available to subscribers of C More Play, the internet-based streaming service that allows subscribers to view their choices any time on a computer, tablet or mobile phone.
“We are very pleased to add exciting Miramax titles to our television and streaming offerings in the Nordic region,” said Johan Kleberg, CEO of C More. “Miramax is known for its quality and the breadth of its offerings, and we are confident these films will be an outstanding addition to our lineup.”
“C More is a strong platform serving the Nordic region, and we are very pleased to add C More to our list of outstanding international partners who are bringing Miramax films to audiences in traditional and new ways,” said Beth Minehart, SVP Global Digital of Miramax.
ABOUT C MORE
C More Entertainment AB is the leading provider of premium pay TV services in the Nordic region, offering pay TV and interactive services under the brand C More, and the brands C Sports and Filmnet. C More pay TV is found with all important distributors of digital TV in the Nordic region, excluding Viasat. C More offers 27 TV channels in the Nordic region, CANAL9 in Norway and Denmark and CANAL 8 SPORT in Denmark. C More Entertainment is owned 65% by TV 4 Group and 35% by Telenor.
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Mona Holmquist, PR Manager, Movies & Series – +46 8 459 28 00 / Mona.Holmquist@cmore.se
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 including: Lionsgate, Netflix, Facebook, Hulu and StudioCanal. 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. In 2011, Miramax released three new films including the critically acclaimed film The Debt, starring Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain, directed by John Madden. 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 with a sales office in London. For more information, please visit www.miramax.com, “like” the company on www.facebook.com/miramax and follow Miramax on Twitter @Miramax.