PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2012) - Milyoni, the leader in social entertainment, and Digital Media Rights, parent company of Asian Crush, the largest aggregator and distributor of Asian feature films, have teamed up to bring the biggest Asian movie titles to Facebook. Starting today, fans can stream many of the most well-known Asian feature films and documentaries, including popular Thai horror film SLICE and Cannes Film Festival Winner, Ha Ha Ha. An additional 20 to 30 titles will be added weekly, giving North American fans access to Digital Media Rights' full catalog on Facebook.
Using Milyoni's Social Cinema, fans can visit the Asian Crush Facebook page to purchase access to the films and share the viewing experience with friends. Fans can watch online while chatting with friends, commenting, sharing and tagging their favorite clips. All titles are available for $1.99 each for a 48-hour rental via PayPal or credit card. First time visitors to Digital Media Rights' Facebook page will be treated to a selection of popular movies, with one that they can access for free.
"Digital Media Rights has been doing a fantastic job of making sought-after Asian films accessible to North American movie viewers," said John Corpus, CEO of Milyoni. "We're thrilled to be working with them to offer yet another platform for fans to share the viewing experience with each other through Facebook."
Milyoni has been working with some of the world's most well-known and creative studios to bring both blockbusters and hard-to-find movie titles to Facebook fans. From cult classic The Big Lebowski, to indie favorite Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie, to foreign films like Lecciones Para Un Beso (Lessons for a Kiss), Milyoni Social Cinema brings a unique, social viewing experience that they can share with friends and fellow fans.
"We are excited to extend our reach and allow fans on Facebook to access our popular Asian titles," said David Chu, managing director of Digital Media Rights. "We love the idea of watching films as a social experience. Using Milyoni's technology, we're able to expand our distribution and make our catalog of highly acclaimed films available to millions of fans on Facebook and provide them with the ability to interact more closely with our films and each other."
For more information or to watch Digital Media Rights' catalog on Facebook, visit http://www.facebook.com/asiancrushfilms.
Milyoni, Inc. (pronounced "million-eye") is the leader in social entertainment. Whether it's watching a movie, television program, concert or sporting event, Milyoni lets content providers connect, engage and monetize audiences through a unique level of engagement and a shared social experience. Over the past year Milyoni has powered multiple social entertainment industry firsts, including the first PPV movie on Facebook, the first live PPV concert on Facebook, the first socially interactive movie on Facebook, the first day-and-date movie release on Facebook, and most recently the first 3D movie on Facebook. Milyoni's Social Cinema platform has powered several theatrical releases, video-on-demand streams and more for leaders in the industry including Universal Pictures, Lionsgate, Paramount Studios, Big Air Studios, Shangri-La, Ovation Network and Austin City Limits Live. For more information, visit www.milyoni.com.
About Digital Media Rights
Digital Media Rights is a leading aggregator and multi-platform distributor of feature films, television shows, music programs, and sporting events. Digital Media Rights oversees a catalog of over 4,500 titles from the leading studios and producers around the world. Our titles are distributed across cable/satellite/telco VOD, broadband connected devices, mobile, Smart TV, DVD and Free and Pay TV in a combination of transactional, subscription, and ad supported models. Digital Media Rights has also created dedicated brands such as Asian Crush (Asian films), Latin Crush (Spanish language films), Midnight Pulp (horror and cult films), Audio Crush (popular music programs), and Arthouse Crush (arthouse films) to cater to specific audiences.
For more information, visit www.digitalmediarights.com.
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