- Filmzie content, such as modern art house classics like Park Chan Wook’s Lady Vengeance, now available on the new AVOD service
- At this stage rlaxx TV can be viewed on select Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV devices and Android TV
- rlaxx TV is completely free of charge for all viewers
London, 24.02.2021 – Filmzie, the AVoD streaming platform, today announces its content is now available to watch in the UK on rlaxx TV, the Germany based AVoD TV provider.
As part of its “Watch more, search less.” vision, rlaxx TV combines the viewing experience of linear television with the flexibility of a modern streaming service. rlaxx TV is currently available in the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Through its advertisement-based business model, rlaxx TV can offer its services free of charge to viewers. Its premium niche concept provides viewers with curated special-interest channels, enabling it to offer targeted groups specific content beyond mainstream programmes.
Filmzie’s film slate boasts a growing list of titles ranging from timeless classics to new releases from both major studios and indie producers. These titles include Taika Waititi’s cult favourite What We Do in The Shadows, legendary Korean director Park Chan Wook’s Lady Vengeance and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, and Deception, starring Oscar-winning Geoffrey Rush.
Matej Boda, CEO of Filmzie comments on the cooperation: “The public is beginning to realise that paying for endless subscriptions is not the only way to find great content. rlaxx TV understand our ambitions to bring great films and popular series to audiences around the world for free. This deal further enhances our international growth with a partner that is ideally placed to support our expansion into new territories as we continue to acquire further content and grow our audience. By providing free content we’re giving people a choice that can save them money. The team at rlaxx TV recognize this and are the perfect partner to help democratize the content market.”
“We are very pleased to be able to offer our viewers premium content for true movie lovers by Filmzie in the future. For us, this cooperation is the next step towards a product offering that speaks to all passions and interests of our very diverse viewership”, says Dirk Wittenborg, president of rlaxx TV.
Besides Amazon Fire TV and Android TV, rlaxx TV is currently available on smart TVs from the following manufacturers: Panasonic, Blaupunkt, Hisense, Hitachi, JVC, Medion, Metz, Sharp, Telefunken, Toshiba, Grundig and Vestel. Therefore, the service currently is available on nearly 50 percent of all Smart TVs in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the United Kingdom. Expansions into other international markets are planned. The app can be found and downloaded in the respective app store under the search term “rlaxx”.
Filmzie is a high-quality worldwide platform for streaming free movies & TV series available for Android, Android TV, iOS, Amazon Fire TV and a broad range of Smart TV app stores. Simply by watching movies on Filmzie, viewers are supporting indie filmmakers and can interact with one another via built-in social features, including a native movie rating and review system which gives filmmakers direct feedback. Filmzie has a huge variety of content, ranging from action, comedy, drama, horror and thriller movies, as well as top festival winners, independent films, exceptional short movies and much more. There are so many great films out there from extremely talented filmmakers that just don’t get seen by the general public. Filmzie is here to change that by providing free movie streaming for true movie lovers.
Further information can be found at www.filmzie.com.
Highlights on the Filmzie Slate include:
What We Do in the Shadows
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Small Time Crooks
Nothing But The Truth
Everyone Says I Love You
Bullets Over Broadway
Sweet and Lowdown
Instructions Not Included
A Perfect Host
After the Dark
About rlaxx TV:
rlaxx TV is a German Advertising-based Video on demand (AVoD) provider with headquarters in Kiel. The rlaxx TV offer is completely free of charge for viewers and is financed through advertising. The company’s goal is to offer the best television experience according to modern standards. For this reason, contents on rlaxx TV are organized in curated linear channels to save viewers lengthy search times. In addition, there are advanced features such as a pause, restart or watch-later option as well as the ability to access all content in an on-demand catalogue. As a result, rlaxx TV combines the relaxed experience of linear television with the flexibility of a VoD service. As far as content is concerned, rlaxx TV draws on a global network of content partners, who deliver bespoke content for viewers in many categories – from music, sports, kids, lifestyle, adventure to international feature films.