IMDb Shows Its Colors, Launches "Freedive" Streaming Platform

IMDb is basically however certainly one of two neutral Web-based sources movie-goers can rely upon in a crunch. But even a confirmed commodity like IMDb is not utterly resistant to fiscal progress. Turns out, somebody over at IMDb had the intense thought increasing the mission, past its acknowledged goal as all-knowing film database. As of this writing, IMDb could have launched their very personal ad-based streaming platform, separate, however not utterly divorced from the database itself. 

The app they've named Freedive helps a reasonably deep library of movie titles, proper from the soar - a few of which embody MementoResident Evil: Apocolypse, and True Romance, to identify a couple of. But that is not all, Freedive additionally provides subscribers with loads of TV content material as effectively. But neither of these propositions is actually central to the operation. 

IMDb is not precisely making an attempt to chop into Netflix's market share, in no way. In truth, Freedive is being marketed to the TV-Movie fanatic who subscribes to a number of channels without delay, from a spot of privilege and comfort. The new platform additionally has one thing for the purists at coronary heart: video content material native to the IMDb inventive division, like superstar interviews, and behind the scenes footage (casting calls, manufacturing stuff) the place relevant. And as a result of IMDB is owned by Amazon, and due to this fact much less neutral than it might sound, Freedive ought to revenue from a working headstart and tons of readily-available content material, shared partially by their sponsors.