Chellomedia’s Dutch premium movie channel Film1 has said its first iPhone application has surpassed more than 35,000 downloads across The Netherlands, making it one of the most downloaded free apps since its launch on July 28, 2010. Two weeks following the launch, the application continues to maintain its number three position amidst the most popular downloads in the entertainment category of the Apple Store iTunes chart.
The Film1 application offers a range of movie information including access to the latest movie trailers, and TV movie listings, as well as a unique reminder function that allows users to set a reminder for a particular movie. The app also includes access to information on 10,000 movies with more than 5,000 trailers, clips and video interviews. The iPhone app was developed in collaboration with Triple IT.
“This innovative new Film1 app is the next step in our effort to harness the advances of mobile technology to benefit movie lovers and enhance the Film1 movie experience. Our newest addition gives consumers the best in film and movie programming on a very powerful and popular platform,” said Taco Stomps, head of Internet Film1, in a statement.
“The Film1 app topping the free app charts is something beyond our expectations, “said Ben van der Burg, commercial director Triple IT.”It’s the best reward for our team’s hard work. We are looking forward to building more and more of these appealing applications.”