Tribeca Shortlist Offers Movie Downloads Offline17 Dec, 2015 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Streaming service expands access beyond iPad and Internet
Tribeca Shortlist, the upstart subscription streaming service from Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises, Dec. 17 announced it has expanded access beyond the iPad and , to include select Roku streaming media players, Roku TVs, Amazon Fire TV and the iPhone.
The $4.99 SVOD service, which can also be accessed via Amazon Prime’s upstart SVOD mall, said its curated movie catalog can now be downloaded for offline access to iOS devices only. The service, including support for downloads, is coming to Android devices early next year.
About a third of the movies are refreshed on a monthly basis, as well as themed Shortlist video recommendations from filmmakers, insiders and leading voices in culture and entertainment called “Shortlisters.”
“Offline viewing is also a game-changer for users that want to utilize our expert Shortlist suggestions or watch a great film on the go when they’re anywhere with limited or no Internet connectivity,” Jeff Bronikowski, president of Tribeca Shortlist, said in a statement.