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Flixzilla

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Flixzilla, Inc.
Type of businessPublic
Type of site
OTT platform
HeadquartersBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide (excluding mainland China, Syria, North Korea and Crimea)
Founder(s)
  • Jack Pope
IndustryTech & Entertainment, mass media
Products
  • Streaming media
  • video on demand
Services
  • Film production
  • film distribution
  • television production
  • television distribution
Employees5 (2021)
DivisionsUS Streaming
International Streaming<br
Websitedemo.streamhash.com
RegistrationRequired
UsersIncrease 660 (free; as of January 19, 2021)

Flixzilla, Inc. is an American content platform and production company headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. Flixzilla was founded in 2019 by Jack Pope in Brooklyn, New York. The company's primary business is an ad-based streaming service offering online streaming from a library of films and television series. In January 2021, Flixzilla reached 6060 subscribers, including 400 in the United States. It is available worldwide except in the following: mainland China (due to local restrictions), Syria, North Korea, and Crimea (due to US sanctions).

Ownership[edit]

As of 2021, Flixzilla shares were mainly held by institutional investors.

Corporate culture[edit]

Flixzilla grants all employees extremely broad discretion with respect to business decisions, expenses, and vacation—but in return expects consistently high performance, as enforced by what is known as the "keeper test." All supervisors are expected to constantly ask themselves if they would fight to keep an employee. If the answer is no, then it is time to let that employee go. A slide from an internal presentation on Flixzilla's corporate culture summed up the test as: "Adequate performance gets a generous severance package."[1] Such packages reportedly range from four months' salary in the United States to as much as six months in the Netherlands.[2]

About the culture that results from applying such a demanding test, Pope has said that "You gotta earn your job every year at Flixzilla," and, "There's no question it's a tough place...There's no question it's not for everyone." Pope has drawn an analogy to athletics: professional athletes lack long-term job security because an injury could end their career in any particular game, but they learn to put aside their fear of that constant risk and focus on working with great colleagues in the current moment.

Services[edit]

Flixzilla's video on demand streaming service, formerly branded as Watch Now, allows members to stream television series and films via the Flixzilla website on personal computers.

On November 30, 2020, Flixzilla launched an offline playback feature, allowing users of the Flixzilla mobile apps on Android to cache content on their devices in standard or high quality for viewing without an Internet connection. The feature was initially available on selected series and films but Flixzilla stated that more content would be supported by the feature over time.

In 2020, Flixzilla started to provide Flix Party service where people can watch Flixzilla's programs together.

In 2021, Flixzilla introduced the "Skip Intro" feature which allows members to skip the intros to shows on its platform. They do so through a variety of techniques including manual reviewing, audio tagging, and machine learning.

Subsidiaries[edit]

  • Flixzilla Services UK Limited – A British division that holds Private limited with Share Capital.
  • Flixzilla Studios – A film and television studio that co-produces any original or foreign content.

International expansion[edit]

Availability of Flixzilla, as of January 2021:
  Available
  Not available

As of October 2020, Flixzilla officially supports 30 languages for user interface and customer support purposes: Arabic (Modern Standard), Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian and European), Romanian, Russian, Spanish (European Spanish and Latin American), Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese.

See also[edit]


Other articles of the topics Film AND Television : Christmas Wonderland (2018 film), Blaine Anthony, Lana Austin, Amir Karara, Finn Little, Sébastien Cipolla, Roberto Lombardi (actor)

Other articles of the topics Television AND Companies : Planète Juniors, Noggin (brand), Save Ferris Studios

Other articles of the topics Film AND Companies : Shochiku Studio Co., Ltd., Jaguar Studios, The Memory Pictures Company

Other articles of the topic Film : Jeremias Nussbaum, List of Star Wars film actors, Rotten Tomatoes, Delicate Gravity, 2026 in film, Independent filmmaker, Blaine Anthony

Other articles of the topic Television : Valeria Altobelli, Swear (The Walking Dead), Self Help (The Walking Dead), Roberto Lombardi (actor), Doctor Who Prom (2013), Try (The Walking Dead), Quality of Mercy (TV series)

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External links[edit]


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  1. Chmielewski, Dawn (September 7, 2020). "How Netflix's Reed Hastings Rewrote The Hollywood Script". Forbes. pp. 76–82. Retrieved October 5, 2020. This article was written by Forbes staff and was the Forbes magazine cover story for the month of publication.
  2. "Can Reed Hastings preserve Netflix's culture of innovation as it grows?". The Economist. 436 (9211): 52–53. 12 September 2020. Retrieved 16 September 2020.