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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  • CRACKLE BRINGS FREE FULL-LENGTH HOLLYWOOD MOVIES AND TELEVISION SERIES TO iPHONE, iPAD, iPOD TOUCH AND ANDROID MOBILE DEVICES IN LATIN AMERICA AND BRAZIL
  • MIAMI, Fla. - (Nov. 8, 2012) - Crackle, the multi-platform video entertainment network, today announced its Crackle App is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and all Android mobile devices in Latin America and Brazil. The free application is the first to offer ad-supported full-length, unedited Hollywood films, television series and original programming for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and all Android handsets and tablets with Google Play.

    Providing high-quality video streaming, Crackle offers users a uniquely curated experience that includes a wide variety of full-length Hollywood movies, a diverse selection of TV episodes and award-winning Crackle original programming, delivered straight to their iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Android mobile devices. Titles are available in English with either dubbed or sub-titled options in Spanish and Portuguese available.

    "Consumers want the same unique high-quality viewing experience that they've come to love at Crackle, directly on their mobile devices," said Jose Rivera Font, vice president and general manager, Crackle, Latin America and Brazil. "With the expansion of this new app onto even more platforms, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Android mobile users across the region now have access to un-cut feature films and television series on the go."

    In support of the launch, Crackle has secured Ford as an exclusive sponsor of the mobile app in Brazil and Nextel Evolutions in Mexico.

    "There's a universal demand among advertisers in Latin America for more ways to connect with consumers through content," said Irving Plonskier, senior vice president & general manager, ad sales, Latin America, SPT. "Crackle offers a uniquely premium ad-supported multi-platform opportunity that enables advertisers to reach and deeply engage targeted audiences, which can't be found anywhere else in the region."

    The Crackle App is optimized to take full advantage of the features of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Android mobile devices, making Crackle's extensive collection of premium programming easily accessible anytime, anywhere. Consumers can easily discover Crackle's content by browsing by movies, TV, originals or genres or via keyword search.

    Key features include:
    - Free on demand viewing of all of Crackle's full-length movies and television series;
    - Access to Crackle's award-winning original content;
    - The ability to pause viewing and resume playback where the user last left off;
    - Queue management for viewing on the app or online at http://www.crackle.com.br/

    Crackle hand-picks movies that appeal to today's connected consumers in the genres they care most about: action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi. More than 150 titles from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are available to watch for free. All films are delivered uncut and unedited – the way they were meant to be viewed.

    A sampling of Crackle's current and upcoming movies and television series includes: - TALLADEGA NIGHTS - GHOSTBUSTERS - BEWITCHED - STRANGER THAN FICTION - FUN WITH DICK AND JANE - ADVENTURES OF JACKIE CHAN - KIDNAPPED - I DREAM OF GENIE

    In the U.S., Crackle has sustained wide reaching growth, attracting more than 10 million unique visitors across online, mobile and over the top devices monthly and more than 12 million Crackle mobile app downloads since its launch. Additionally, Crackle was named one of the "Top 5 Entertainment Apps" by Apple in December 2011 and continues to rank among the top entertainment apps available in the US.

    The Crackle App is available for free in the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore and in the Google Play Store at play.google.com.

    For more information visit http://www.crackle.com.br/

    About Crackle, Inc. Crackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films in addition to the libraries of other studios.

    Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet, mobile and over-the-top devices, Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network. Crackle is available in the US, Canada, UK, AU, Latin America and Brazil.

    Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com or find Crackle on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crackle.

    Contact:
    Katie Wittenburg
    Director, Communications
    katie_wittenburg@spe.sony.com
    310-244-8834