FilmRise is a Brooklyn-based film and television studio and operator of the FilmRise Streaming Network, independently owned portfolio of ad-supported streaming apps and FAST channels. Founded in 2012 by veteran producers and financiers Danny Fisher, Jack Fisher and Alan Klingenstein.
Media Replay News reports that FilmRise has signed a distribution deal with Urban Home Entertainment for its FilmRise Streaming Network in The United States. FilmRise will roll out more than 60 films and series, which includes eight volumes of “Laffapalooza,” hosted by Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx and featuring some of the worlds leading standup comedians.
“As we continue to grow our global streaming network it has been a major priority for us to super-serve diverse audiences,” said Max Einhorn, SVP of acquisitions and co-productions at FilmRise, in a statement. “Urban Home Entertainment’s titles are high-quality programming starring incredible talent which we are excited to feature on multiple channels within the FilmRise Streaming Network, including our flagship FilmRise app, as well as FilmRise Comedy, FilmRise Black TV, FilmRise Free Movies apps and FAST channels and more, giving the content much real estate and discoverability.”
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