BookMyShow is ready to usher in a new movie viewing experience. It has launched “BookMyShow Stream”, a homegrown Transaction Video-on-Demand (TVOD) streaming platform.
With over 600 movie titles and over 72,000 hours of content, BookMyShow Stream will feature a handpicked and specially curated library of some of the best award-winning and celebrated movies and content from around the world alongside India that users can rent. Or buy and watch. With over 22,000 hours of platform-exclusive content at launch, BookMyShow Stream will feature multiple marquee premieres every Friday.
BookMyShow Stream is a very data-rich offering that focuses on relevant, consumer-driven content in specific movie categories such as Premieres, Exclusives, World Cinema, Missed in Theaters, Festival Favorites, and Dedicated Packages, and is built on the base of more than 21 years of great consumer knowledge and knowledge of data on user behaviour and preferences obtained on the platform.
Starting today, BookMyShow Stream will be home to Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman 1984 and the horror fantasy The Craft: Legacy, giving Indian moviegoers a chance to see these blockbusters that were missed in the movies. Cinemas. In addition to these, films such as Alone, Yes God Yes, The Peanut Butter Falcon, The Guilty, Les Miserables, Unhinged and the acclaimed Russian sci-fi thriller Coma, from premium independent studios, will premiere exclusively on BookMyShow Stream.
BookMyShow Stream will present featured Hollywood content through partnerships with the world’s leading production giants, including Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers, and Universal Pictures, among others. The platform will also bring in compelling films from the library of leading Indian production companies such as Viacom18, Shemaroo and Rajshri Productions, as well as regional content providers such as Divo and Sillymonks among several others.
BookMyShow Stream will be one of the first streaming platforms in India to host content acquired from independent movie distributors such as PictureWorks, Superfine Films, Impact Films, Kahwa Entertainment and VR movies.
Bringing the magic of world cinema to Indian audiences, the movie streaming platform aims to be the go-to destination for some of the world’s best and most popular Cinema in countries such as Spain, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany. , Slovakia and the Netherlands. The content available on BookMyShow Stream is among the most famous films from major international film festivals, including award-winning screenings at the Cannes Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival and the Festival Sundance Film Festival, to name a few.
Commenting on the launch of BookMyShow Stream, Ashish Saksena, COO – Cinemas, BookMyShow said: “With ‘BookMyShow Stream’, the largest made-in-India video-on-demand transaction platform yet, we are taking a step forward. towards fostering the Movie Consumption Habit by providing users with the best of world cinema directly on their personal screens. “BookMyShow Stream” is an innovation that is the result of more than two decades of deep consumer insight and robust data on user behaviour and preferences. It will give entertainment lovers access to highly selected cinema offerings from around the world, thanks to some exclusive long-term partnerships with Indian and global content powerhouses. “BookMyShow Stream” is an extension natural to our movie theatre business and respects existing content windows. Allows users to pay only for the content they watch, a Predominant trend in other world film markets, as yet untapped on a large scale in India “BookMyShow Stream” aims to instill global consumer trends by providing a highly curated avenue for handpicked Cinema from around the world. With flexible purchasing options and a fluid user interface, this new offering fuels BookMyShow’s journey from being a gateway to an evolved curator of content experiences. ”
BookMyShow Stream will offer users the option of renting a movie for a specified duration or buying it with unlimited access with prices to suit all budgets. The streaming platform will offer an extremely personalized and seamless experience based on user preferences, transaction, and behaviour on BookMyShow, which will significantly improve the discovery and streaming process.
Developed in-house and compatible with multiple devices, BookMyShow Stream, enables an extremely personalized experience for content discovery, including a seamless streaming stream and a paid experience in all viewing formats. BookMyShow Stream will be available for viewing on the BookMyShow website and mobile app, as well as on Apple TV, Android TV, Firestick, Chromecast, and desktop browsers. BookMyShow Stream will allow users to experience features like downloading, offline viewing, and streaming.