On Demand News & LinksNovember 09, 2009

On Demand News & Links

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ODW rounds up stories affecting the VOD Industry.


Comcast boasts new releases on-demand, same day as DVD

Comcast announced ten blockbuster movies available this month on-demand, day-and-date with the Blu-ray and DVD releases. Some titles available simultaneously with disc releases include The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3,  Brüno, and Angels & Demons, and all available in both standard and high-definition quality... (HD Report)

Why VOD is turning into a profitable avenue for indie filmmakers

VOD is certainly here to stay and growing at 20 percent annually, according to recent industry estimates, which has prompted more and more distribution companies, from the biggest studios to the smallest indies, to stake their future on it... (Filmmaker Magazine)

Success stories for video-on-demand

Low-budget supernatural thriller "Dark Mirror" premiered at the New York Latino Film Fest in 2007. Since then, it hasn't played in a single U.S. theater, but it's become the top-selling title in IFC's video-on-demand library, racking up an estimated 110,000-120,000 buys... (Variety)

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THE DICTATOR - Movie On Demand SweepstakesSeptember 18, 2012

THE DICTATOR  - Movie On Demand Sweepstakes




The heroic story of a North African dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. -- (C) Paramount

The movie is now available On Demand. On Demand Weekly and Paramount Pictures are offering One (1) lucky winner a chance to win:



The kit features all the essentials you’ll need to show your unreserved and completely voluntary devotion to the all-mighty Aladeen including a Wadiyan flag to wave continuously throughout the film, a Wadiyan notebook for documenting your ecstatic reactions, a “Re-elect Aladeen 2012” t-shirt to demonstrate your dedication to a free and open political system and, of course, coconut water to stay hydrated. It all comes packaged in an eco-friendly, reusable tote bag, which you should promptly discard as there is no such thing as global warming. Long live Aladeen!

- One (1) flag*

- One (1) t shirt*

- One (1) tote bag*

- One (1) notebook*

- One (1) coconut water*

*The items rewarded may differe from the images above.



Email us your favorite Sasha Baron Cohen character to sweepstakes@ondemandweekly.com. THE DICTATOR On Demand Sweepstakes ends Sunday September 30, 2012 11:59pm ET. One (1) individual winner will be selected at random. The winner must respond via email within a week. Entries can be made once a day per household. One (1) winner per household.


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