SnagFilms Blog

  • May

    SnagFilms Wins 2013 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

    Posted by SnagFilms Staff

    Washington D.C.—(May 23, 2013) - SnagFilms Inc., the privately-owned media and technology company offering independent films to the world, has been awarded Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, honoring the year's most promising private technology companies in America. SnagFilms was selected by Red Herring’s editorial staff based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy and market penetration. Red Herring judges these companies as "positioned to grow at an explosive rate." 

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    Filed Under: News, Press
  • Jan

    A Commitment to Distributing More Films to More People

    Posted by SnagFilms Staff

    Park City, UT – January 18, 2013 – SnagFilms, which now offers independent films in more places than any other film platform, announced today that it has closed a $6 million Series C financing round that involved the entire existing investment group and new shareholder CNF Investments, LLC, an affiliate of Clark Enterprises, Inc. This funding will accelerate the record‐breaking growth the company achieved in 2012 that included app launches on iPad, iPhone, Windows 8, and Xbox LIVE, as well as four nationwide theatrical releases, and will see its current 4000 film library reach 5000 by mid‐year.

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  • Oct

    Presidential Debate Prep for the 99%

    Posted by Ross W. Koenig

    Presidential Debate Prep for the 99%

    New movie tackles central campaign theme
    Part of Online Film Festival diving deep into top issues

    New York City. – October 4, 2012. Coinciding with the first 2012 Presidential debate,
    SnagFilms released Heist: Who Stole the American Dream, the first of five Snag the
    Vote October digital premieres helping to inform the electorate in advance of the
    election. Heist, a New York Times critics’ pick film, focuses on what the New York Times
    called the central substantive difference in last night’s debate: the appropriate role of
    government in spurring growth and improving citizens’ lives.

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  • Aug

    Candidates and Voters Call for Campaign of Ideas; Independent Films Have an Answer

    Posted by Ross W. Koenig

    Online Film Festival Covers 2012’s Top Issues with 100 Films & 10 Premieres
    Opens with noted Republican Convention title Iconic Artist Shepard Fairey Creates Original Poster Washington D.C. – August 23, 2012 -- SnagFilms announced today
    the launch of “Snag the Vote 2012,” an unprecedented, free, online film festival running
    through Election Day, featuring over 100 documentaries chosen to illuminate 10 key
    issues defining the 2012 Presidential election, at The
    festival includes October digital premieres of 10 major films, using Snag Social
    Screening ™ technology to connect viewers directly with one another and to the
    filmmakers and relevant experts.

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