ABOUT IFC ENTERTAINMENT
A leader in the independent film industry, IFC Entertainment consists of multiple brands that are devoted to bringing the best of specialty films to the largest possible audience: IFC Films, IFC Productions and the IFC Center. IFC In Theaters, an IFC Films label, is a unique day and date distribution model that makes independent films available to a national audience by releasing them simultaneously in theaters as well as on cable’s On Demand platform and through Pay-Per-View, reaching 50 million homes. IFC Films’s genre label, IFC Midnight, features the very best in international genre cinema, including horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic art-house, action and more. Four new IFC Midnight films premiere each month on demand and select titles are also released in theaters at the same time as their VOD premiere. IFC Center is a five screen, state-of-the-art cinema with luxurious seating and HD digital and 35mm projection that shows art-house films in the heart of New York’s Greenwich Village. IFC Entertainment’s companies are subsidiaries of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC.
IFC in Theaters brings star-studded and award-winning films to On Demand viewers at home the same day they premiere in theaters, and is available in approximately 40 million homes on most major cable systems including Brighthouse, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner plus the satellite provider Direct TV.
Sundance Selects is a new theatrical and video-on-demand film label that provides a national platform for independent film in the documentary and world cinema categories. Sundance Selects marks the first time a transactional on-demand platform has existed for feature documentary films and will be available in approximately 40 million homes on most major cable systems including Comcast, Cablevision, Cox, Time Warner plus the satellite provider Direct TV.
IFC Midnight is our home for international genre cinema, including horror films, sci-fi movies, thrillers and erotic arthouse flicks. If it’s scary, creepy, mysterious, supernatural or even sexy, you’ll find it at IFC Midnight, available in approximately 40 million homes on most major cable systems including Comcast, Cablevision, Cox, Time Warner plus the satellite provider Direct TV.
IFC Productions is a feature film production company that provides financing for select independent film projects. Credits include Academy Award®-winning Boys Don’t Cry and Night Listener with Toni Collette.
The IFC Center, the ultimate entertainment space for New Yorkers seeking out the best in independent film, opened in June 2005 in the historic Waverly theater. After a four-year renovation, the new complex features:
*Three state-of-the-art cinemas with luxurious seating, and High-Def digital and 35mm projection
*New independent foreign, and documentary features
*Weekend Classics – Fridays-Sundays at 11AM
*Waverly Midnights – cult movies Fridays and Saturdays at midnight
*Short Attention Span Cinema – short films screening before every feature
*Posteritati Gallery at IFC Center – exhibitions of vintage movie posters from around the globe
*Organic popcorn with real, natural butter at our concession stand
The theaters are available for special events. For information, visit IFCcenter.com.
IFC creates and champions authentic, original content that is “Always On. Slightly Off.” Since 1994, IFC has cultivated television programming that challenges the conventions of storytelling. Today, IFC continues to embrace content with an indie perspective. Original series - headlined by brand-defining scripted and sketch comedy - air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and cult TV shows. Long and short-form original content inspired by music, web, gaming, animation, news, and culture is available on multiple platforms. IFC provides viewers access to must-see festivals and events around the country, like the Film Independent’s Spirit Awards and SXSW. IFC.com features exclusive video, podcasts, blogs, news and reviews cultivated and written by industry experts. The network’s On Demand offering, IFC Free, gives fans the opportunity to watch select content from IFC whenever they want. IFC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC