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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.

 

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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