BookMyShow launches film streaming service

Revealed: Publish Date – 03:36 PM, Fri – 5 Feb 21

BookMyShow launches movie streaming service

With over 22,000 hours of content material unique to the platform at launch, BookMyShow Stream will characteristic a number of marquee premieres each Friday.

New Delhi: On-line ticket reserving platform BookMyShow (BMS) has launched BookMyShow Stream – underneath the transaction video-on-demand (TVOD) mannequin – that can provide customers a pay-per-view format to purchase or lease films.

With over 600 film titles and over 72,000 hours of content material, BookMyShow Stream will characteristic a curated library of flicks and content material from world wide.

With over 22,000 hours of content material unique to the platform at launch, BookMyShow Stream will characteristic a number of marquee premieres each Friday.

This can present customers the choice to lease the film for a restricted interval or purchase it for limitless entry. The worth factors will fluctuate and will probably be between Rs 40-700 relying on the choice made.

“BMS will give attention to bringing out movies underneath classes like Premiere, Unique, World Cinema, Missed in Theatres, Pageant Favorites and Devoted Bundle. Ashish Saxena, Chief Working Officer (Cinema), BMS, stated that these classes have been created primarily based on a wealthy understanding of the buyer and knowledge insights on person conduct and preferences acquired on the platform.

Apparently, BMS had launched international on-line streaming to permit customers to entry reside leisure exhibits from their properties after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the film watching expertise.

By way of ‘BookMyShow On-line’, the corporate provides each paid and free performances in music, comedy and different performing arts.

The BookMyShow stream will embody movies like Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, Gal Gadot starrer Surprise Girl 1984 and horror fantasy The Craft: Legacy, giving cinema lovers an opportunity to see films they missed out on in theatres.

Motion pictures like Alone, Sure God Sure, The Peanut Butter Falcon, The Responsible, Les Miserables, Unhinged and Coma, in addition to movies from premium unbiased studios, will premiere completely on BookMyShow stream.

Saxena stated the platform will provide main Hollywood content material by way of partnerships with international manufacturing giants together with Sony Footage, Warner Bros. and Common Footage.

He added that aside from international content material, the platform may also carry movies from main Indian manufacturing homes similar to Viacom18, Shemaroo and Rajshri Productions in addition to regional content material suppliers similar to Divo, Sillymonks and others.

Saxena stated that ‘BookMyShow Stream’ is an innovation that’s the results of over 20 years of deep shopper understanding and powerful knowledge insights on person conduct and preferences.

“The platform won’t change the theater expertise, however is a pure extension of our cinema enterprise. We respect the present theatrical window for content material and could have entry to films after theatrical launch and earlier than making it accessible on platforms which are underneath subscription VOD and satellite tv for pc channels.”

Developed in-house, BookMyShow streams will probably be accessible to observe on BookMyShow’s cell app, web site in addition to on Apple TV, Android TV, Firestick, Chromecast and desktop browsers. BookMyShow Stream may also permit customers to expertise options like obtain, offline viewing and casting.

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