World’s First Online Cinema Flix Premiere Now Offers Movies On Demand On Roku

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Flix Premiere’s launch on Roku is part of the company’s strategy to give movie fans broad access to exclusive Flix Premiere films and Red Carpet premieres across all smart TV devices.

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As we enter 2017, most movie watching will be through apps and the internet. The global video streaming market is set to double in size, and Roku is the streaming device of choice in millions of households.

Flix Premiere, the world’s first online cinema, is now available on Roku streaming devices in the US and UK. It is part of the company’s strategy to make Flix Premiere movies widely available on the over-the-top (OTT) device of consumers’ choice. The Roku launch comes on the heels of Flix Premiere’s September launch on Apple TV.

Consumers are flocking to OTT devices to watch movies and exclusive behind-the-scenes content online. Currently, four out of every ten households in the US own an OTT streaming device, and Roku dominates almost 50 percent of the US OTT television market, based on comScore. Similarly, consumers in the UK turn to streaming devices for content. Keeping with the growing popularity of online streaming in the UK, earlier this year, BAFTA opened up submissions for movies that debut online, changing the previous requirement that a movie had to make a theater debut.

“As we enter 2017, most movie watching will be through apps and the internet. The global video streaming market is set to double in size, and Roku is the streaming device of choice in millions of households,” said Martin Warner, founder and CEO of Flix Premiere. “By tapping into the broad spectrum of streaming devices, we can achieve our goal of giving broad access to world-class films that have wowed critics and film festival audiences.”

Flix Premiere is also available online across every browser, and as an iOS app and Android app across a full range of mobile devices, providing consumers access to an exclusive selection of world-class films curated from top international film festivals such as Cannes and Sundance. A release on Amazon Fire Stick is planned by the end of the year.

Flix Premiere also just launched a welcome program for movie fans to explore the Flix Premiere theater. First time viewers can watch one Flix Premiere movie for free upon signing up.

To view the full selection of movies available to stream on Flix Premiere, visit: https://flixpremiere.com/all-films

About Flix Premiere
Founded by serial entrepreneur and film producer Martin Warner, Flix Premier is the world's first online movie theater that offers carefully curated theatrical releases of world-class film productions. By combining curated theatrical releases with on-demand availability, Flix Premiere offers a single destination to discover brand new movies from award-winning movie directors, break-out stars and the new voices of global cinema. Every 10-14 days, the Flix Premiere online platform offers viewers 8-9 new exciting movies, exclusive to the site. In addition, Flix Premiere viewers can enjoy theatrical releases of movies online, offering a red carpet experience at home with behind-the-scenes footage, cast and production interviews and much more. Flix Premiere films span a variety of genres, including drama, comedies, documentaries, and animations. The company has offices in London, New York and Los Angeles.

For more information on the films that will play in the Flix Premiere movie theater, visit flixpremiere.com.

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