- Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV to begin carrying Tribeca Film titles-
TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications and Tribeca Enterprises today announced the addition of Tribeca Film titles to the Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV movie lineup. The agreement provides new platforms for independent productions, while supporting filmmakers and introducing audiences to films they might not otherwise see.
Beginning today, Tribeca Film will release Edward Burns' Newlyweds, as well as Black Butterflies, Conception, and Neon Flesh. The films are available for rent on Rogers On Demand channel 100 and online at Rogers Anyplace TV (rogersanyplacetv.com), with additional films to be made available in the coming months.
"We're thrilled to be working with Tribeca to expand our on-demand library and give our customers access to quality films that don't get the same exposure as blockbusters," said Anthony Antonelli, Senior Director of On Demand Services, Rogers Communications. "This agreement furthers our commitment to bring Canadians world-class content on multiple platforms."
"We view Rogers Communications as the perfect partner for Tribeca Film," said Todd Green, VP and General Manager, Tribeca Film. "Rogers provides innovative on demand platforms for our films and has the marketing and promotional expertise to bring our "Festival Experience On Demand" offering to people all across Canada all year long."
Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV currently carry a growing selection of over 150 independent films available for rent. The movies are available on Rogers On Demand starting at $5.99, and online at Rogers Anyplace TV starting at $4.99.
For more information on Tribeca Films, please visit: www.Tribecafilm.com
To download press kits for the films, please visit:
- Newlyweds: http://www.tribecafilm.com/festival/media/tribeca-film-press/Newlyweds.html
- Black Butterflies: http://www.tribecafilm.com/festival/media/tribeca-film-press/Black_Butterflies.html
- Conception: http://www.tribecafilm.com/festival/media/tribeca-film-press/ConceptionPress.html
- Neon Flesh: http://www.tribecafilm.com/festival/media/tribeca-film-press/Neon_Flesh.html
About Rogers Communications
Rogers is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high speed internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, sports entertainment, magazines and trade publications, and digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com.
About Tribeca Film:
Tribeca Film is a comprehensive distribution label dedicated to acquiring and marketing independent films across multiple platforms, including video-on-demand, theatrical, digital, home video and television. It is an initiative from Tribeca Enterprises designed to provide new platforms for how film can be experienced, while supporting filmmakers and introducing audiences to films they might not otherwise see. American Express continues its support of Tribeca and the independent film community by serving as the Founding Partner of Tribeca Film.
Image with caption: "Actor Ed Burns visited Toronto today to promote the availability of his new film Newlyweds and Tribeca Film titles to Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV's movie lineup, providing a new platform for independent productions and introducing audiences to films they might not otherwise see. (CNW Group/Rogers Communications Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120228_C7955_PHOTO_EN_10532.jpg
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