movieclips

  • Fandango Confirms That It Has Acquired Movieclips From Zefr

    Ticketing service Fandango just announced that it has acquired Movieclips from online video company Zefr. TechCrunch’s Ryan Lawler reported earlier this month that a deal was in the works. Zefr launched in 2009 under the Movieclips name, and it did pretty much what the name suggests — it licensed movie clips from studios and posted them on YouTube. In the years since, its focus… Read More

  • ZEFR Is Selling MovieClips To Comcast’s Fandango

    ZEFR Is Selling MovieClips To Comcast’s Fandango

    Los Angeles-based ZEFR has built a huge business by helping content owners and brands to track and monetize video content on YouTube. But years after launching as a destination site for movie fans to discover and watch all their favorite movie scenes, the company is selling off its legacy Movieclips business to Comcast’s Fandango unit, according to sources. Read More

  • Armed With $7M In New Funding, Movieclips Lands Deal With YouTube To Be The Vevo Of Film Clips

    Armed With $7M In New Funding, Movieclips Lands Deal With YouTube To Be The Vevo Of Film Clips

    We’re big fans of online movie clips site Movieclips.com, which launched in 2009 as a search engine with over 20,000 different clips from thousands of titles from the libraries of 20th Century Fox, MGM, Paramount, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures. Today, the company is announcing that it has raised $7 million in funding led by MK Capital (a founding investor… Read More

  • MovieClips Raises $7M To Curate And Mashup Scenes From Movies

    Online movie clips site Movieclips.com has raised $6 million out of a $7 million round, according to a recent SEC filing. The startup has previously raised $3 million. We’ve confirmed the new funding with the company. UPDATE: MovieClips has submitted a new SEC filing indicating the company has raised a total of $6.9 million in the round. Movieclips.com, which launched in 2009, offers a… Read More

  • Movieclips Nabs $3 Million To Catalogue And Mashup Scenes From Movies

    Online movie clips site Movieclips.com has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Shasta Ventures and First Round Capital as well as a number of angel investors, including Jeff Clavier, Aydin Senkut, Naval Ravikant, Babak Nivi, Jeff Kearl, Tom McInerney, and prior investor Richmond Park Partners. Launched in beta last December, Movieclips.com offers a clip engine with over 14,000… Read More

  • The TechCrunch Disrupt Final Five: Betterment, MOVIECLIPS, Publish2, Soluto And UJAM

    The TechCrunch Disrupt Final Five: Betterment, MOVIECLIPS, Publish2, Soluto And UJAM

    Eighty thousand people have tuned in to TechCrunch Disrupt to watch the launch of twenty new startups and products in the Startup Battlefield – nearly 2,000 in live attendance and another staggering 78,000 on the live video stream. Of those twenty just ten made it to the second round, where the focus was on the business model. After long deliberations, and after calculating the total… Read More

  • Movieclips Wants To Drink Other Movie Clips Sites' Milkshake With Mashups

    Everyone loves movie clips. But, unfortunately, they’re often hard to find online in one centralized place. There’s a simple reason for this: licensing. If someone could just solve that, they’d have a pretty killer website, right? That’s what Movieclips has. And now they’re trying to extend it with Movieclips Mashups. The key to this (beyond a killer domain… Read More

  • TC50 Movie Search Startup AnyClip Launches, Without Many Clips

    When movie clip search startup AnyClip demoed at last year’s TechCrunch50, it was one of the crowd pleasers. The concept was to be able to search for any line or scene in a movie, and the site would take you to that exact moment and play the clip. The demo looked great, but could the startup actually get the movie studios to license their films? Sean Parker, one of the judges on the… Read More

  • If You Build It, He Will Come: Movieclips Now Available Internationally, Releases API

    Online movie clips site Movieclips has opened up its service to users all over the world and released an API. The site, which launched in beta last December, is a movie clip destination that offers licensed, high quality movie scenes on the web. Movieclips was previously only available to U.S. users but is now available to users all over the world, thanks to approval from the studios who own… Read More