This partnership brings together the best in data and workflow technology to give both buyers and sellers access to their valuable content globally, twenty-four seven." - Jason Kassin
Studio City, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2016
FilmTrack is pleased to announce that Cinando, the permanent worldwide database for the film industry, has fully integrated FilmTrack’s industry leading IP management system into its global content rights platform.
FilmTrack’s partnership with Cinando offers fast and seamless integration for industry professionals managing digital assets for the film industry. With its global integration, users can now sync project data between Cinando and FilmTrack’s database, allowing producers, distributors, and sales agents to operate more efficiently at film markets like EFM, AFM, Sundance, Hong Kong’s Filmart, and Toronto, among others.
“When our industry is all about convergence, I’m thrilled Cinando and Filmtrack have developed an efficient and secure gateway to offer a better service to our common customers,” said Jérôme Paillard, Executive Director of Cinando and the Marche du Film who continues, “We are happy to simplify the workflow of the rights owners when it comes to disseminating their info or submitting their films to festivals and markets.”
Cinando is one of the largest repositories for the film industry, with contact information for more than 60,000 agents, distributors and producers at major film markets. The integration with FilmTrack now provides media and entertainment brands an end-to-end solution for both management and distribution of their digital content.
“Both FilmTrack and Cinando are pioneers in the assets management space, working hard over the past decade to give media and entertainment brands easy-to-use systems that are scalable worldwide,” said Jason Kassin, CEO, FilmTrack. “This partnership brings together the best in data and workflow technology to give both buyers and sellers access to their valuable content globally, twenty-four seven.”
More than 200 companies worldwide use FilmTrack’s cloud-based platform, which captures metadata associated with a project, including title, genre, cast, crew and other related attributes surrounding the technical and artistic nature of a film. It serves as both a front and back office to hundreds of clients worldwide including DreamWorks Animation, HBO, A&E, Saban Brands, Miramax, National Geographic and Starz. They are attending this week’s Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market.
Cinando is an online platform launched in 2003 powered by the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes. Cinando grants film professionals a complete database on the industry as well as networking and promotional tools. It covers the biggest film events in the world, from Cannes to Ventana Sur, including Sundance, EFM, Hong-Kong Filmart, Toronto, Busan and AFM. Rights-holders can safely upload their screeners, control the viewing rights and send streaming and downloadable invitations to industry professionals. The website is available in English, Spanish and Mandarin. Cinando also provides its users with an app available on both iPhone and Android. It includes complete information about the on-going film markets and organizational tools such as attendees and companies’ contacts, screenings schedule and more. It is also offering an open connectivity interface allowing the user to exchange and update their data with other third party solutions. Cinando has more than 60,000 industry members, 40,000 films and projects and 5,000 screeners. It received last year one million visits for 10 million pages viewed. Cinando will reveal a new design for its website in March 2016.
For two decades, FilmTrack has been transforming the way the media and entertainment industry monetizes, measures and delivers its content and related assets across every point in the intellectual property lifecycle. FilmTrack’s cloud-based software platform streamlines the complex intellectual property management process – from project inception to distribution – and provides a holistic view into critical data supporting rights, availabilities, contracts, invoicing, licensing, revenue recognition, royalties and workflow management. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, FilmTrack serves as both a front and back office to hundreds of clients worldwide including DreamWorks Animation, eOne, Saban Brands, Miramax, National Geographic and Starz. Visit http://www.filmtrack.com to learn more.