YOU On Demand signs Screen Media Ventures for VOD

Louise Duffy | 22-10-2012

Chinese VOD platform YOU On Demand has entered a licensing agreement with Screen Media Ventures to distribute its films via Transactional Video On Demand (TVOD) and Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD).

Among the Screen Media films that will be available through YOU On Demand are Mike Myers' "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," "Drop Dead Gorgeous," starring Kirstin Dunst, "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," with Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp, "Where The Heart Is," starring Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman, and the romantic comedy "Music From Another Room," starring Jude Law and Gretchen Moll.

Shane McMahon, chairman and CEO of YOU On Demand, said: "Screen Media is one of the leaders in distribution and marketing of independent feature films and we're very excited about adding its content to our platform."

Screen Media now joins Warner Bros, Disney, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Miramax, Magnolia Pictures, Gravitas Ventures, Film Buff, K2 Communications, 3net and Big Mama Digital Entertainment (Karaoke) as content providers working with YOU On Demand in China.