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Filmbankmedia selects SeaChange for streaming services

Seachange logoNon-theatrical film and TV distributor, Filmbankmedia, has selected SeaChange’s Rave platform to launch streaming services for schools, hotels and hospitals.

Filmbankmedia’s streaming offering will deliver film and TV from leading Hollywood, Bollywood and independent studios, with the firm describing going direct to customers as a “major step” for the company.

“The ability to provide our customers with a scalable, managed end-to-end streaming service without any technology or infrastructure investment gives us much greater flexibility over the distribution of our content, cost effectively with a SaaS model approach,” said Filmbankmedia sales director, Simon Culm.

SeaChange vice President of OTT Sales EMEA, Ivonne Prugnaud, said the Filmbankmedia offering “is a fantastic showcase for the capabilities of Rave and its ability to serve diverse vertical market segments for online distribution.”

Filmbankmedia is the trading name of Filmbank Distributors Limited, a joint venture company owned by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Sony Pictures Releasing and NT Digital Partners.

Seachange is exhibiting at IBC on stand 1.F70