Endemol Shine strikes programming deal with Vubiquity

Endemol Shine International has licensed a package of programming to Vubiquity, the technology company behind the FilmFlex service in the UK and several SVOD services in emerging markets. Vubiquity licenses content and provides a white label solution for would-be SVOD players. It has acquired several ESI titles including Peaky Blinders and The Fall for a large part of the […]

Former FilmFlex exec Jeff Henry joins newspaper group Archant

UK regional newspaper group Archant has named former ITV Consumer and FilmFlex executive Jeff Henry as its new CEO. Henry left his job as CEO of on-demand joint venture FilmFlex Movies following its sale by owners Sony Pictures Television and The Walt Disney Company to Vubiquity in May. In addition to serving as CEO of […]

Vubiquity acquires UK’s FilmFlex

Video platform provider and content aggregator Vubiquity has acquired UK-based white label video-on-demand provider FilmFlex. FilmFlex, jointly onwed by Sony Pictures Television and the Walt Disney Company, delivers customisable VoD storefronts for, amongst others, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Film4 and EE. According to Vubiquity, the deal will bring new licensing and digital storefront capabilities to its […]

TalkTalk strikes deal with FilmFlex

UK telecom operator TalkTalk has struck a deal with white label video-on-demand aggregator FilmFlex Movies to bring additional on-demand movies to its TV platform, including day-and-date releases. Under the multi-year contract, TalkTalk will be able to offer new movies from FilmFlex to subscribers to its Essentials TV and Plus TV packages. TalkTalk will offer a […]

Virgin Media signs new deal with FilmFlex

UK cabler Virgin Media has inked a new video-on-demand deal with FilmFlex, the video-on-demand provider co-owned by Sony and Disney. The deal builds on the existing agreement between the companies whereby FilmFlex manages Virgin Movies content licensing and management and handles platform and website operation of its online service. Under the multiyear agreement, FilmFlex will […]

FilmFlex preparing for international expansion

FilmFlex, the white label movie streaming service, is eyeing international expansion and expects to sign deals outside the UK next year. The company, which has deals in place with around 30 distributors, including the six Hollywood majors, became the first to launch a movie on demand service on the UK’s 4G network yesterday, via mobile […]

HMV teams with FilmFlex for online movie service

High street music retailer HMV is launching hmvon-demand, an online movie rental service in association with FilmFlex, the white label VOD service provider that is a joint venture between Disney and Sony. HMV, which issued a profit warning earlier this year, will offer titles including Bad Teacher, The Hangover: Part II and Harry Potter and […]