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Gravitas Ventures inks deal with Pluto TV on new movie channel

Indie film rights distributor Gravitas Ventures has inked a deal with U.S. Internet television service Pluto TV on anew exclusive channel, Gravitas Movies. Under the terms of the agreement, Pluto TV ...
June 1, 2017

Indie film rights distributor Gravitas Ventures has inked a deal with U.S. Internet television service Pluto TV on anew exclusive channel, Gravitas Movies.

Under the terms of the agreement, Pluto TV will obtain the rights to broadcast Gravitas Ventures’ complete catalog of over 2,000 titles and 5,000 hours of entertainment. Content ranges from documentaries to indie films and feature films including comedies, dramas and horror films.

Some of Gravitas films that will be available to Pluto TV audiences are music documentary Sound City (pictured) with Dave Grohl, Tom Petty, Mick Fleetwood, Rivers Cuomo and Trent Reznor; Director Cassie Jaye’s The Red Pill, which explores the men’s rights movement; and the documentary The Secret, in which wcientists, authors and philosophers propose the secret to leading a happy and successful life.

“We are excited and proud to launch our own exclusive channel on Pluto TV. Their effort to be more competitive in the streaming TV market have established them as a leader in the space and we look forward to building this new relationship,” said Laura Florence, VP of sales & marketing at Gravitas Ventures, in a statement.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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