Popcornflix LLC
Type of businessSubsidiary
FoundedJuly 2010
Headquarters,
Parent Screen Media Ventures, LLC.
URLwww.popcornflix.com
RegistrationNone
LaunchedMarch 2011
Current statusActive

Popcornflix LLC is a website and over-the-top (OTT) service offering free ad-supported streaming video of feature-length movies and webisodes. It is owned by Screen Media Ventures,[1] Popcornflix and its parent company were acquired by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment in 2017.[2]

History

Popcornflix was conceived in July 2010, and went into live beta in March 2011. The site primarily streams independent feature films, many of which come from Screen Media's library.[3] The service is accessible in the United States and Canada, with plans to launch in more territories.[4]

Platforms

Popcornflix is available on the following platforms:

Programming

In addition to full-length independent movies, Popcornflix features original content including web series and film school originals.[6][7] The service is accessible in the United States and Canada, with plans to launch in more territories.[8]

References

  1. ^ Hachman, Mark (21 March 2011). "Popcornflix.com: a (Free) Hulu for Big Stars, Obscure Movies". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  2. ^ andrew symonds (2017-11-07). "Popcornflix acquired by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment". Digital TV Europe. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  3. ^ Hoffelder, Nate (23 March 2011). "Hulu has a rival – Popcornflix.com". Mediabistro.com. Retrieved 7 October 2011.
  4. ^ "Screen Media Ventures Chooses Brightcove to Support Free Online Digital Movie Platform Popcornflix.com". Satellite Spotlight. 25 April 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  5. ^ "Popcornflix App on Roku". Roku Guide. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2011.
  6. ^ Luchter, Les (6 June 2011). "Popcornflix Joins Ad-Supported Streaming Movie Race". MediaPostNews. Archived from the original on 4 August 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  7. ^ Knutson, Chastity (11 May 2017). "Popcornflix – Free Movie Streaming Alternatives". Owl Ratings. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  8. ^ "Screen Media Ventures Chooses Brightcove to Support Free Online Digital Movie Platform Popcornflix.com". Satellite Spotlight. 25 April 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2011.