13 Nov Fandango’s Cameron Douglas: TVOD ‘Quietly Had a Moment in 2020’ [Media Play News]
BY STEPHANIE PRANGE
November 13, 2020 | With the focus on the growth of SVOD and AVOD streaming services during the pandemic, transactional VOD has been somewhat overlooked, said Cameron Douglas, VP of home entertainment at Fandango.
“All the press is about SVOD and AVOD services, ad-supported or subscription, but transactional sort of quietly had a moment in 2020,” he said during a virtual panel for the American Film Market.
Premium VOD has certainly been a focus of services such as FandangoNow and sister TVOD outlet Vudu (both are owned by Fandango) as theaters have closed and new releases have rushed to digital, but catalog has been rising to the occasion as well.
“Our No. 1 library title today is Friday the 13th, because it’s Friday the 13th,” Douglas noted. “Sometimes the audiences find their own catalog.”
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