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Rogers and Tribeca Enterprises take a leading role in providing Canadians access to independent films


– Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV to begin carrying Tribeca Film

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications and Tribeca
Enterprises today announced the addition of Tribeca Film titles to the
Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV movie lineup. The agreement
provides new platforms for independent productions, while supporting
filmmakers and introducing audiences to films they might not otherwise

Beginning today, Tribeca Film will release Edward Burns‘ Newlyweds, as
well as Black Butterflies, Conception, and Neon Flesh. The films are
available for rent on Rogers On Demand channel 100 and online at Rogers
Anyplace TV (, with additional films to be made
available in the coming months.

“We’re thrilled to be working with Tribeca to expand our on-demand
library and give our customers access to quality films that don’t get
the same exposure as blockbusters,” said Anthony Antonelli, Senior
Director of On Demand Services, Rogers Communications. “This agreement
furthers our commitment to bring Canadians world-class content on
multiple platforms.”

“We view Rogers Communications as the perfect partner for Tribeca Film,”
said Todd Green, VP and General Manager, Tribeca Film.  “Rogers
provides innovative on demand platforms for our films and has the
marketing and promotional expertise to bring our “Festival Experience
On Demand” offering to people all across Canada all year long.”

Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV currently carry a growing
selection of over 150 independent films available for rent. The movies
are available on Rogers On Demand starting at $5.99, and online at
Rogers Anyplace TV starting at $4.99.

For more information on Rogers On Demand or Rogers Anyplace TV, please
visit: or

For more information on Tribeca Films, please visit:

To download press kits for the films, please visit:

About Rogers Communications

Rogers is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We
are Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications
services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television,
high speed internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are
engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping,
sports entertainment, magazines and trade publications, and digital
media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A
and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further
information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit

About Tribeca Film:

Tribeca Film is a comprehensive distribution label dedicated to
acquiring and marketing independent films across multiple platforms,
including video-on-demand, theatrical, digital, home video and
television.  It is an initiative from Tribeca Enterprises designed to
provide new platforms for how film can be experienced, while supporting
filmmakers and introducing audiences to films they might not otherwise
see. American Express continues its support of Tribeca and the
independent film community by serving as the Founding Partner of
Tribeca Film.

Image with caption: “Actor Ed Burns visited Toronto today to promote the availability of his new film Newlyweds and Tribeca Film titles to Rogers On Demand and Rogers Anyplace TV’s movie lineup, providing a new platform for independent productions and introducing audiences to films they might not otherwise see. (CNW Group/Rogers Communications Inc.)”. Image available at: