Studio City, CA (February 10, 2015) – Cinando, the premiere online network for film industry professionals, and FilmTrack, the global leader in rights and contract management, have announced a new partnership to offer a fast, seamless integration for on-the-go industry professionals. FilmTrack users can now synch information for film titles to Cinando, allowing producers, distributors and sales agents to operate more efficiently at film markets globally.
FilmTrack is currently used by more than 200 companies globally, including some of the most established names in media and entertainment, to manage and monetize their intellectual property. FilmTrack’s StarCM Content Manager, captures all metadata associated with a project, including title, genre, cast, crew and hundreds of related attributes defining the technical and artistic nature of the film.
Cinando, which began as a database for the Cannes Marche du Film, is the leading repository for film title and contact information for more than 40,000 sales agents, distributors and producers at major film markets including the EFM, AFM, Ventana Sur, Hong Kong’s Filmart, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, Toronto and Pusan. It also offers streaming and downloading services for films, trailers and other materials.
“As the film market continues to expand year after year, we’re excited for our customers to share data from FilmTrack, the global leader in contract and rights management software, to make the deal-making process even more efficient and seamless,” said Cinando and Marche du Film Executive Director Jérôme Paillard.
FilmTrack CEO Jason Kassin added: “We’ve worked closely with Cinando since the early days of FilmTrack and watched Cinando become the de facto market intelligence tool for many of our clients. The integration of Cinando with FilmTrack’s title information and metadata, underscores our mission to provide the most comprehensive and efficient business solutions for buyers and sellers at every key market, globally.”
For more than a decade, FilmTrack has been transforming the way the media and entertainment industry monetizes, measures and delivers its content and related assets across every point in the intellectual property lifecycle. FilmTrack’s cloud-based software platform streamlines the complex intellectual property management process — from project inception to distribution — and provides a holistic view into critical data supporting rights, availabilities, contracts, invoicing, licensing, revenue recognition, royalties and workflow management. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, FilmTrack serves as both a front and back office to hundreds of clients worldwide including CBS, DreamWorks Animation, Endemol, eOne, Legendary Pictures, Miramax, National Geographic and Starz. Visit filmtrack.com to learn more.
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Cinando was launched by the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes in 2003 as the complete database of the attendees at Cannes. Since then, it has become the premier network for film professionals offering an ample gateway into the film industry: contacts, films, projects in development, screening schedules during major film markets, full features available for screening. Cinando currently exists in three languages: English, Spanish and Chinese. Along with the filters to narrow down the research and tools to prepare for film markets, Cinando offers its members services to promote films online as well as a large network to communicate with their peers. Visit cinando.com to learn more.
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