Video on-demand streaming service Wuaki.tv has signed a new deal with Icon Film Distribution to increase its focus on independent movies.
The deal will immediately add a selection of library movies, including; Drive, 21 Grams, Precious, A Single Man and We Were Soldiers to the Wuaki.tv range as well as new releases titles such as A Most Violent Year which is released in May. The deal will offer an extended proposition for movie fans, who can opt to watch at home on their connected TV, games console, laptop, PC or Google Chromecast, or on the move with a tablet or smartphone.
Simon Homent, European content director for Wuaki.tv stated, “We are delighted to announce Icon Film Distribution as a new partner. We’re keen to support local and independent films and we see this agreement as a great step towards offering our users an enhanced movie and TV service. Wuaki.tv’s European growth throughout 2014 and 2015 is down to great partnerships, excellent content and, of course, our dedicated customers. Without one of these elements 2015 wouldn¹t look like the great year it’s already shaping up to be!”
Ian Dawson, CEO, Icon Film Distribution, added, “We want to give film fans the opportunity to see the widest possible range of Icon films through the best providers in the UK and Ireland. We recognise Wuaki.tv as a forward-thinking and growing service and are delighted to be able to make our films available to their growing customer base. Our partnership with Wuaki’s video on-demand service, enabling customers to watch our movies at home or on the go, was a great fit for Icon Film Distribution and we look forward to providing movies to Wuaki.tv users for a long time to come.”