Cinedigm announced that the Company has agreed to acquire The Film Detective, a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming. The acquisition is subject to agreed-upon closing conditions, including completion of the parties’ due diligence. The deal will add The Film Detective’s library, comprised of 3,000 content titles, an estimated 10,000 individual film and TV episodes, and two Free-Ad-Supported-Television (FAST) linear networks, into Cinedigm’s expansive portfolio of streaming channels and content.
Since launching in 2014, The Film Detective has distributed its extensive library through leading digital, television, and streaming platforms such as Turner Classic Movies, NBC’s Cozi TV, EPIX, Pluto TV, Amazon, MeTV, PBS, and more. With the exclusive representation of additional five-film libraries, The Film Detective also brings to Cinedigm an additional 1,000 movies available to license to leading media companies. The company’s library offerings include the following key movie genres: Classic Westerns, Horror, Mystery, Family, Martial Arts, Film Noir, Cult Classics, Silent Films, Classic Cartoons, Documentaries, Shorts, and many rarely and seldom seen Lost Classics.