With five Hollywood studios and four major digital retailers on board, featuring films from The Walt Disney Studios (encompassing Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment purchased or redeemed through digital retailers Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes and Vudu, Movies Anywhere brings the movies people love together to create a simple, seamless digital entertainment experience across platforms.
Consumers will be able to access their digital film libraries, absolutely anywhere. With a product that grew from Disney’s own digital film app will now have access to the largest online library possible. With so many studios and retailers on board this truly the perfect App for nearly any film lover. It doesn’t matter what platform you bought your films on, whether its an Amazon Fire, an Apple Device, or even the Roku you will be able to access your library through this device.
General Manager for Movies Anywhere, Karin Gilford, leads an independent, dedicated cross-functional team of product, technology, marketing and other professionals spoke about the project saying:
“Movies Anywhere is a massive step forward for the consumer digital media experience, bringing the incredible film libraries of five studios together in a virtual one-stop movie-watching shop, Movies Anywhere means that consumers never have to remember where they purchased a film or which device they can watch it on, because all of their eligible movies will be centralized within their Movies Anywhere library and available across platforms through the Movies Anywhere app and website and also available at their connected digital retailers. And as Movies Anywhere continues to add more studios, retailers and platforms, the entertainment possibilities are endless.”
Gilford continued saying that Movie Anywhere hopes to sign up more digital retailers and content owners
“We are going to continue to evolve. We would like to add more retailers, launch on more platforms, We’re talking to all the other studios. We know that consumers would like to have their content also in Movies Anywhere, and we really hope to bring them onboard so those talks will continue.”
The product launches tonight at 9 PST/11 CST and has a special gift of 5 free films to those who sign up. By activating your account via Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes or Vudu , you’ll receive a digital copy of both Sony Pictures’ “Ghostbusters” (2016) and Twentieth Century Fox’s “Ice Age.” Connect with a second participating digital retailer and Disney’s “Big Hero 6,” Universal’s “Jason Bourne” and Warner Bros.’ “The LEGO Movie” will be added to your digital movie collection.