blinkx Partners with MyMovies.Net to Bring Audiences the Best in British Film
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – January 13, 2009 – blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with MyMovies.Net (www.mymovies.net), the complete and essential online movie destination in the U.K. Over 3,000 of the company’s premium film-related clips are now more easily accessible than ever before, courtesy of blinkx.
Founded in 1999, MyMovies.Net is dedicated to providing the U.K. film industry with the widest consumer audience possible by creating, producing, and syndicating movie-related content for everyone, from the casual moviegoer to the seasoned cinema guru. Content now available at blinkx includes MyMovies.Net’s extraordinary array of Behind the Scenes Features, Exclusive Interviews with the Stars, as well as a whole host of U.K. and World Exclusive Premiere Reports. blinkx will also feature MyMovies.Net’s future shows, including a weekly rundown of the latest and greatest cinematic and DVD offerings.
“We’re thrilled to bring MyMovies.Net’s high-quality entertainment content to blinkx,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “Film-related content is quickly growing in popularity online. We’re pleased to provide film fanatics with more footage, especially right in the middle of Oscar season.”
“Our goal has always been to spread our content to as many film lovers as possible,” said Monica Chadha, commercial director, MyMovies.Net. “What blinkx has provided us with is extremely innovative and will expand our reach further than ever. We’re thrilled to be reaching so many movie buffs!”
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to search new forms of online content such as video. With more than 420 partners and 32 million hours of indexed video and audio content, including favorite TV moments, news clips, short documentaries, music videos, video blogs and more, blinkx uses advanced speech-recognition technology to deliver results that are more accurate and reliable than standard metadata-based keyword searches.
blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s most comprehensive video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 32 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge – as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to – and even see – the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
MyMovies.Net is the UK’s number one digital aggregator and a pioneer in the supply of content for delivery across online and mobile. MyMovies.Net creates, produces and distributes a wealth of entertainment content for movies, games and West End theatre. This unique content includes the latest Celebrity interviews, red carpet premieres, set visits, trailers and ‘behind the scenes’ features (often exclusive to MyMovies.Net), Movie News (news and gossip from Hollywood and beyond) and Movie Reviews (both text and audiovisual).
For more information visit www.mymovies.net
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