New York Film Critics Series® and SpectiCast Announce Partnership


New York, NY, July 7th, 2016 – New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®) has partnered with SpectiCast to promote soon-to-be-released films and live, in-theatre events featuring celebrity interviews at the nation’s leading cinemas. The two companies have teamed up to create and distribute exciting new projects which promote the vitality of going to the movies.

Now in its 20th year, the NYFCS features advance screening of prestigious films followed by live interviews with Hollywood’s elite conducted by Rolling Stone and ABC Popcorn film critic Peter Travers.  Recent NYFCS highlights include:” The Confirmation,” featuring Clive Owen; “The Phenom,” with Paul Giamatti and Ethan Hawke and “Papa Hemingway In Cuba” with Giovanni Ribisi. The NYFCS is HD broadcasted to 55 select major markets.

SpectiCast is one of the fastest growing producers, financiers, distributors and marketers of Event Cinema worldwide. They have distributed over 400 event cinema releases to screens around the globe and have brought original world class programming to audiences on nearly five thousand screens in 67 countries.  They have distributed programs from some of the world’s most prestigious cultural arts organizations and leading entertainment companies.

“SpectiCast is a wonderfully innovative group for lovers of culture and the arts to discover unique shows at domestic and international venues” said Mark Ehrenkranz, NYFCS Producer. “It’s president, Mark Rupp and his expert team provide their longtime experience in developing new projects and distributing to locations of all kinds including cinemas, performing arts centers, cruise ships and upscale senior living communities. They nurture a deeper understanding of audiences and keep the tradition of the group experience very much alive.”

Mark Rupp said, “The New York Film Critics Series speaks to a very similar audience as we do. We’re both successfully reaching audiences who are highly engaged, affluent and educated. This partnership is an organic fit and we look forward to introducing SpectiCast exhibitors and audiences to their work.”

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