"We are pleased to provide content to a compelling platform with the scope of technology and social media integration that has been developed and deployed by BIGSTAR," said Ed Seaman, COO of MVD Entertainment Group.
Contributing to already wide array of award-winning and independent world cinema, MVD has supplied BIGSTAR with programs that range from every genre of music including titles such as “Britney Spears: Girls Are Always Right,” “Run DMC: Forever Kings,” “Beyonce: Unauthorized”
“As we’ve grown and improved the BIGSTAR library, it has long been our desire to present music. Adding MVD titles is a rich acquisition for BIGSTAR and a big bonus for our worldwide audience,” commented BIGSTAR Executive Advisor Les Garland, founding member of MTV and VH1.
With new, hard-to-get independent, foreign and documentary movies added daily, BIGSTAR offers a continually fresh selection for worldwide movie fans. Unlimited movie viewing is available for $4.99 a month with a BIGSTAR membership following a 30-day free trial.
ABOUT MVD Entertainment Group
MVD Entertainment Group (previously known as Music Video Distributors, Inc) was founded in 1986 by Tom Seaman, an industry veteran of more than 40 years, whose background includes retailing stints with Record Hunter, Sam Goody, Musicland, CBS Retail, and wholesale experience with Jem Records. MVD initially acted primarily as a one-stop, buying all labels' music-related VHS releases and reselling to music and video stores. In the last 10 years, MVD has transitioned from being a one stop/wholesaler for music video to a corporation consisting of three major divisions: MVD Visual, MVD Audio, and MVD Distribution. Some of the artists MVD has worked with include Sublime, Pixies, Bad Brains, Devo, The New York Dolls, Iggy Pop, the MC5, Dead Kennedys, Danzig, Marillion, Ween, Shane MacGowan, Stryper, Johnny Winter, and much more. Since 1999, MVD has released over 1500 exclusive titles. For more information, visit www.mvdb2b.com.
BIGSTAR, the Social Video on Demand™ platform, provides an outlet for global audiences to get personalized movie recommendations from friends and watch titles instantly through a variety of Internet-connected devices. BIGSTAR fans discover new releases, hard-to-find festival favorites, and foreign movies by selecting titles they like. The BIGSTAR social engine recommends other movies for VOD consumption, while allowing undiscovered titles to be demanded. Fans have a proactive demand "queue" for movies -- driving movie demand that spreads virally over the social networks fed by BIGSTAR's fans. BIGSTAR offers movies across iPad, iPhone, Yahoo! Widgets, Google Android, Roku Players, Palm WebOS, Vizio TVs, Samsung TVs, PopBox players and many more. For more information visit www.bigstar.tv or call 888-67FILMS (888-673-4567)
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BIGSTAR provides an outlet for global audiences to watch movies instantly through a variety of Internet-connected devices. BIGSTAR offers movies across iPad, iPhone, Android, Roku, Palm WebOS, Vizio TVs, Samsung TVs, PopBox players and many more.