June 17, 2021
WILD BUNCH announces 3 AVOD offers and launches WILD SIDE TV
Berlin, Paris, – From June 2021, Wild Bunch is rolling out an ad-supported free-to-view (AVOD) film offer with the launch in France of Wild Side TV, a dedicated free-on-demand channel.
This channel is backed by Wild Bunch’s pan-European distribution network and its privileged access to talents. In partnership with FilmoTV, it also capitalises on the group’s expertise in electronic distribution.
Build on the reputation of Wild Side, Wild Bunch’s physical and digital video publishing label in France, it offers the best of independent cinema from around the world through a wide range of themes (iconic films, genre films, auteur films, classics, etc.).
Exclusive shows and contents produced by FilmoTV will also complement the film programming.
Launched on Samsung TV Plus, Molotov and Pluto TV, Wild Side TV offers nearly 100 films per month and will be accessible to more than 20 million people in France.
Since June 9th, Wild Side TV is available on Samsung TV Plus, the AVOD service exclusively offered to Samsung TV owners, accessible on 2016-2021 Samsung Smart TVs and soon on select Samsung Galaxy Smartphones and Tablets.
Films from the Wild Bunch library have also been added to Mango, Molotov’s free AVOD service, and will also be available on Wild Side TV, launched on Molotov in June.
Finally, during the summer, Wild Side TV will be launched on Pluto TV France, ViacomCBS’ leading free streaming television service.
Convinced of the tremendous growth of AVOD with the explosion of OTT use and the ease of access it provides, and true to its innovative approach, Wild Bunch is pleased to now offer this new distribution method for films, in order to continue to bring them to the widest possible audience.
About Wild Bunch (www.wildbunch.eu)
Wild Bunch is the renowned independent European film distribution and production services company, listed on the German Stock Market, active in the acquisition, co-production, direct distribution and international sales of movies and TV series. The company manages a library of more than 2,500 titles and has developed a pan-European distribution network in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Austria.
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