MovieFlix.com Announces Major Expansion of Broadband Content At Newly Redesigned Web Site! - MovieFlix.com Press Release
Hollywood, CA (June 26, 2000) – www.MovieFlix.com, a leading broadband movie provider on the Web, today announced a major expansion of broadband content at newly redesigned web site. The re-launch of its Web site www.movieflix.com, will provide members with an even greater supply of full-length movies, short films and television shows, in addition to providing online businesses with the largest supply of video content for syndication.
“With our broadband technology and largest library of unique video programming available on the Net, we are in the perfect position to syndicate our programming and services to top entertainment sites,” says CEO and co-founder Opher Mizrahi.
The newly re-designed MovieFlix site with 1200+ full-length movies will feature Night of the Living Dead, The Chinese Connection, Three Stooges, Superman, Gumby, A Boy and His Dog and others like John Wayne and Hitchcock. In addition, members can easily navigate the much larger database of movies with the site's newly introduced Advanced Search function, which allows them to pinpoint their favorite movies by genre and content type as well as via the New Arrivals and the MovieFlix Top 40 section which is continually updated. The revamped site will also include daily Hollywood headlines, exclusive movie reviews, box office figures, Hollywood trivia and much more.
The new MovieFlix site will also incorporate interactive features including an online movie festival that allows members to vote for their favorite movies and view the results at the MovieFlix Top 40. Another interactive feature incorporated in the new site includes a Quick Vote feature that allows members to vote on questions that other members submit to the site.
As part of the re-launch MovieFlix has partnered with MCI/Worldcom to offer free to its members pre-paid MovieFlix phone cards as well as introduce a DVD giveaway contest for all new members who register.
"MovieFlix.com is continuing to create the best place on the Web for avid movie watchers. The new and improved MovieFlix is the ultimate entertainment portal. Since our initial launch in 1998 we have always stressed rich media content, community and a great entertainment shopping experience. People can get their favorite movies and short films streamed directly into their computer or laptop -- eventually through wireless connections -- without hefty downloads and waiting times. This redesign reflects our deep commitment to the needs of our 100,000+ members," says Vice President of Business Development, Robert Moskovits.
MovieFlix.com is a leading broadband movie provider on the Web. Founded in 1998, MovieFlix.com, a privately held company based in Los Angeles, CA, has developed and maintains a library of full-length movies, short films, independent films, and television shows available over the Internet via streaming video technology from the MovieFlix Web site at www.MovieFlix.com. The entire library is currently available free to any user who registers providing basic demographic information. The current library of over 1200 titles consists of Hollywood classics, independent films, short films and television shows in over 28 categories. MovieFlix has forged strategic alliances with companies including: NBCi (NASDAQ: NBCI), Real Networks (NASDAQ: RNWK), BigStar.com (NASDAQ: BGST) Trimark Pictures (NASDAQ: TMRK), Rogers Communications (NYSE: RG), RoadRunner, Screaming Media, Yack.com, StreamSearch among others.
June 26, 2000 - MovieFlix.com Press Release
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Peering Into The Broadband Entertainment Future - Global Streams
By: Allan Beebe
First, high speed access is making the Internet increasingly viable as a way to view television programs and movies. Streaming technology means that you don't have to download an entire event before viewing and fatter pipes means better picture and sound quality. For example MovieFlix boasts the largest collection of online feature films available free to consumers. The collection is extensive, to say the least. On our most recent visit, the "Action" category alone contained 108 films tanging in length from 12 to 102 minutes.
June 2000 - Global Streams
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