FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A SHOW FOR A CHANGE ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIPS AND PREPS FOR LAUNCH OF ITS PROPRIETARY STREAMING PLATFORM
“We are thrilled to be working with Epidemic Sound and TopFan on our mission to drive impact and action through entertainment,” said Founder and President Jared Milrad. “These exciting partnerships will accelerate our growth and unlock additional value for our investors and global mission-driven community.”
To celebrate these partnerships and its equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest, A SHOW FOR A CHANGE is hosting an exclusive event for investors and supporters today, October 3rd, at Epidemic Sound HQ in Santa Monica.
A SHOW FOR A CHANGE is a proud Public Benefits Corporation or B-Corp preparing to launch MOVIKARMA, a proprietary streaming distribution platform offering both subscription and ad supported business models. MOVIKARMA transforms entertainment into action by empowering audiences to support charities and filmmakers connected to the content they’ watch on the platform.
Movikarma’s diverse global library of cause driven narrative content includes an Oscar nominated film and projects recognized at Cannes and other global festivals including A SHOW FOR A CHANGE’s own film festival. Content on the platform will be curated by cause and enable cross-promotional opportunities for mission-aligned brands, influencers, non-profits and charities.
“TopFan builds fan engagement platforms for the world's leading studios and brands with millions of users," said Jeffrey Kohn, Founder and CEO of TopFan. "Given their compelling mission, we're especially proud to partner with A Show For A Change and Movikarma, an innovative streaming platform for social impact. We strongly encourage others to do the same."
“With a world-class library of over 30,000 tracks and over 2.5M active users, Epidemic Sound is proud to partner with A Show For A Change and Movikarma to transform entertainment into action. Epidemic Sound is partnering with Movikarma to offer a diverse library of music We’re looking forward to offering two months of free service for their global community of socially conscious filmmakers and helping unlock value and sustained growth for their investors,” said Hannah Gerry, North America Licensing Manager
The emergence and ubiquity of social media channels have fundamentally changed how individuals identify and act on opportunities in the $410 billion charitable giving ecosystem. MOVIKARMA blends social-based giving and cause-driven content in a compelling and immediately actionable new way to the benefit of viewers, content creators, charities, and aligned brands.
A SHOW FOR A CHANGE has assembled a diverse leadership team that brings executive experience from leading Fortune 500 companies including Disney, Sony, MGM, Warner Bros, SAP, AT&T, Paramount, Westfield, T-Mobile, Goldman Sachs, and GE, among others. Company founder Jared Milrad brings a diverse entrepreneurial background from a post in the Obama White House to independent filmmaking. .
About Epidemic Sound
A leading provider of royalty-free music with a global library of over 30,000 tracks for over 150,000 creators, Epidemic Sound was named as the second fastest growing Swedish technology company on the Financial Times’ list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies, recently announced a raise of $20 million to fuel global expansion. Epidemic is backed by Creandum, EQT Mid-Market and Atwater Capital. The Company has offices in eight major cities across the globe: Stockholm, Helsinki, New York City, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Madrid, Los Angeles and Sydney. Learn more at https://www.epidemicsound.com.
TopFan is a community building platform for direct to fan engagement via OTT websites and mobile apps for musicians, film / TV franchises, and more. TopFan has built platforms for Carrie Underwood, Maroon 5, Fox, Lionsgate, and many others. Learn more at http://topfan.com.
About A SHOW FOR A CHANGE and MOVIKARMA
A SHOW FOR A CHANGE is an impact entertainment company committed to changing the world through the power of story. With 300+ global submissions from 27+ countries to its monthly online film festival, A SHOW FOR A CHANGE has featured some of the most creative, groundbreaking, and inspiring stories highlighting social and environmental issues and causes. The company’s mission is to accelerate charitable giving and celebrate engaging narrative content that advocates for enduring social change.
Created by A Show For A Change, Movikarma is the first impact streaming platform that transforms entertainment into action. Coming soon to the Apple Store, Movikarma is now on the web and in the Google Play store for Android users.
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Founder and President