101 FILMS REPORTS MULTIPLE AVOD DEALS AS IT EMBRACES THE SHIFTING HABITS OF CONSUMERS AND ACCELERATED SHIFT TO DIGITAL AND STREAMING
101 Films, an Amcomri Media Group company, has confirmed multiple AVOD deals with existing and emerging AVOD services Birdbox, Filmzie, Pluto, Rakuten and Watch4Free, the deals include over 200 movies from 101’s impressive library which coincidentally includes a ‘101’ title package with Watch4Free
Director of Digital and TV, Richard Jukes, who concluded the deals notes “The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and it is clear that AVOD plays an important role in our future digital windowing strategy. 101 Films prides itself on being early adopters of new methods in content consumption from a very early stage and it is therefore imperative that we are engaged with all ways of distributing our content and deliver ongoing value to all of our VOD platform partners.
101 Films MD, Andy Lyon quoted “Consumer habits changed quickly in 2020 since the start of the pandemic, more and more consumers have been forced to move away from physical media but are still consuming huge amounts of content digitally, 101 Films was already well positioned in the digital and streaming space and as AVOD is expected to be a key growth area we have embraced this by concluding these early deals with more to be expected in 2021”
ABOUT 101 FILMS
101 Films is one of the largest independent distributors of film in the UK. Founded in 2011, it remains one of the UK’s fastest growing independent entertainment brands having acquired over 1,000 movies in its short life and following its acquisition by Amcomri Media Group in 2016 acquired the assets of Metrodome Distribution Group adding that library along with Palisades Tartan to its roster of commercial movies. In addition to its slate of new and modern movies for all rights, 101 Films’ Black and Red physical imprint continues to reinvent, restore and re-release cult and classic films on Blu Ray. 101 Films distributes across all forms of media: physical, digital, TV, SVOD and AVOD.
ABOUT AMCOMRI MEDIA GROUP
Amcomri Media Group provides a global distribution capability for independent movie, documentary and TV series producers. Exploiting a network of distribution channels around
the world, Amcomri’s companies deliver a premium, transparent and trustworthy route to market. With decades of experience across all the key media markets, the Amcomri team is fast becoming the go-to team for independent producers seeking the widest possible audience for their productions. Amcomri’s network is built on strong, trustworthy partners. Arranging strong pre-sale partners in the major markets, the teams can often provide the assurance that lenders need in order to provide production finance. Amcomri Media Group includes, 101 Films, 101 Films International, Hollywood Classics International, Amcomri Film Partners, Appreciated Media Global and the newly formed documentary, drama and non-fiction series specialist Abacus Media Rights.
www.amcomrimedia.com for more.