"New Year, New Us"
FilmRise has acquired the digital distribution rights to over 300 titles from the Maverick Entertainment library. The deal gives the FilmRise Streaming Network AVOD, including FAST rights, in both the US and Canada.
Danny Fisher, CEO of FilmRise, states, “We couldn’t think of a better partner to align with than Maverick Entertainment, given their leading position in providing content for Black audiences. We believe their impressive collection of programming will make a great addition to FilmRise’s continuously growing library of diverse titles. We look forward to offering audiences free access to these productions.”
Maverick President and Founder, Doug Schwab states: “Our film library has always been about diversity, both in front of and behind the lens, so, anytime we can expand our reach, we achieve our goal by providing additional platforms for our film library to be viewed. I’ve long been impressed with FilmRise and I’m excited to be aligned with such a dominant player in the AVOD & FAST world.”
Some of the new titles that FilmRise has acquired include “New Year, New Us”; “Murder Gardens”; “Love & Drugs”; “#Love Swag” and “The Lies We Tell But the Secrets We Keep”.