Kaleidescape Partners With Fox for Film and TV Titles1 Feb, 2016 By: Stephanie Prange
Kaleidescape, the manufacturer of premium movie players and servers for the home, has announced an agreement with 20th Century Fox to license new releases and catalog movies and TV seasons for digital download and playback on its movie players.
This Fox license agreement includes a wide selection of titles, including blockbuster franchises such as “X-Men” and “Die Hard,” and family franchises from DreamWorks Animation including “Madagascar,” “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Shrek.” Other critically acclaimed favorites include The Sound of Music and Birdman, as well as TV series “Homeland,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Modern Family.” Fox titles will be featured in 4K Ultra HD with high dynamic range (HDR).
With the addition of this new content, Kaleidescape has now licensed more than 11,000 movies and more than 2,000 TV seasons from Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Studios and Fox Home Entertainment for the Kaleidescape Movie Store. Kaleidescape has also licensed 4K Ultra HD titles with HDR from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and 4K Ultra HD titles from The Orchard, K2 Communications and Moving Art.
“Our strategy centers on ensuring we foster easy and accessible ways for consumers to enjoy our content in the best quality across their devices,” said Danny Kaye, EVP of global research and tech strategy for Fox Innovation Lab and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. “We believe in supporting secure and premium platforms and services, and as we recently announced our upcoming slate being available on 4K Ultra HD with HDR, we are excited to share that our titles will be available on Kaleidescape’s new 4K Ultra HD movie player.”
“Movie lovers demand choice and quality,” said Cheena Srinivasan, Kaleidescape founder and CEO. “Our goal is to provide the finest playback quality, with an ever-expanding selection of the world’s best films and collectible television series. Kaleidescape’s leadership in movie players for 4K Ultra HD with high dynamic range, combined with Fox’s leadership through the Fox Innovation Lab in 4K Ultra HD with HDR movies, will make it possible for millions of families to enjoy an amazing theatrical experience in the comfort of their home.”