Movielink Inks Deals With Independent Studios - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News

Movielink Inks Deals With Independent Studios

Among the more than 100 new titles added to the download service are Academy Award-nominated documentary Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room and Academy Award-winner Born Into Brothels.

Movielink on Thursday said it has signed deals with independent studios that add more than 100 movies to its download service.

Movielink, based in Santa Monica, Calif., inked agreements with Magnolia Pictures, ThinkFilm, Hart Sharp Video, Wolfe Video, Tempe Video, Wizard Entertainment, Media Blasters, Associated Television International and Inecom Entertainment Co. Titles added to the Internet company's offerings include Academy Award nominated documentary "Enron: Smartest Guys In The Room," and Academy Award winner "Born into Brothels."

Movielink is available to U.S. Internet users with broadband connections. In July, Movielink announced that it had licensed technology from Sonic Solutions to eventually add the ability to burn movies to DVD. Such a feature is important to make movie-download services more popular to consumers, who prefer to watch films on TVs, experts say.

Movielink trails rival CinemaNow, which has already started offering burn-to-DVD movies. It's available titles, however, is very limited, and doesn't include the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
The State of Cloud Computing - Fall 2020
The State of Cloud Computing - Fall 2020
Download this report to compare how cloud usage and spending patterns have changed in 2020, and how respondents think they'll evolve over the next two years.
Slideshows
10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  11/23/2020
News
What Comes Next for the COVID-19 Computing Consortium
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  11/24/2020
News
Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2021
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  11/13/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Why Chatbots Are So Popular Right Now
In this IT Trend Report, you will learn more about why chatbots are gaining traction within businesses, particularly while a pandemic is impacting the world.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll