E-cinema: Learn from the VOD success of the film ‘Kickback’

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VOD has rapidly become the ‘go-to’ self-distribution outlet for many indie filmmakers who want to sell video On-demand films independently while bypassing the traditional distribution channels.

But there is yet another strong group of early adopters who now have their wings and are ready to fly: the multiple-awarded filmmakers who are actively embracing the lucrative On-demand niche to capture their audiences right where they are – online.


How to create a Netflix-like video subscription channel

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While the traditional broadcast companies and the cable networks struggle to deliver a seamless TV Everywhere experience, a big slice of the VOD market is still up for grabs. The current dynamics are opening up new opportunities to the smaller, and thus more flexible, broadcasters who want to sell video subscriptions. 

Today you can set up your own thriving, Netflix-like channel and become an important player in the OTT environment. Aren’t you ready to bypass traditional media gatekeepers and strike out on your own?


The value of PPV for spiritual communities: Mangala Shri Bhuti


With affordable video broadcasting  available for nonprofits and individuals, it continues to be a great solution for offering teachings to those all over the globe who could not attend events in person. The recent Pema Chodron retreat, organized by Mangala Shri Bhuti (MSB) and powered by Cleeng, proves that Pay-per-view offers a powerful way of bringing together spiritual communities, and supporting their growth.

I had a pleasure of talking to Wendy Conquest, Video Streaming Producer at Mangala Shri Bhuti, who lead the online pay-per-view for this retreat. How does live streaming benefit their community, and what are their future plans for pay-per-view? Read further to learn more.


How pay-per-view helps churches connect to Millennials

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Church attendance has been on the decline and the stats are alarming. According to the Barna Group’s research, 156 million U.S. residents are currently not engaged with a Christian church. To put it into perspective, if that number were to relate to population of a country, then it would be the 8th most populous country in the world.


A Fighting Chance For Live And Over-The-Top

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This article was originally published on Concurrent Media, by Paul Sweeting on May 13th, 2015. Reproduction with his authorization.

The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight shattered all previous records for a pay-per-view event,according to the official tally from HBO and Showtime, racking up 4.4 million buys in the U.S. worth more than $400 million.

As we now know, it was too much of a good thing.


Cleeng is accelerating thanks to € 1.1M Series A funding


We’ve just raised raised €1,100,000 in a Series A round led by Pascal Cagni (Former General Manager and Vice President Apple EMEIA 2000-2012) bringing Cleeng’s total venture funding to €1.5 million to date.

This funding round will support the heavily demanded international growth and further product development for our disruptive video e-commerce platform.

To keep you up to date on our current progress: