Kanopy Press Release



World Wide contracts with Specialty Educational/Library Distributor, to present Feature and Documentary Titles Nationwide



LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 28, 2017) – (PR.com)- World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (formerly OTCBB: WWMO) is partnering with Kanopy, to bring a wide variety of feature and documentary titles specifically to colleges, universities, and library systems throughout the world from its catalog of more than 300 productions.


The basic framework of the arrangement includes an exclusive, multi-year term with revenue being shared evenly between the two companies. Films on Kanopy can be accessed by members of academic and public libraries, from multiple devices, and can be streamed directly into classrooms with corresponding visual aid with any syllabus material.


“I’m very pleased that World Wide and Kanopy have developed this mutually beneficial relationship starting with the films, WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER and THE NIGHTINGALE,” states Paul Hancock, CEO of World Wide. “Having an additional window specifically for universities and library systems will be a very important component in the company’s development of additional gross corridors for its films and TV product” Hancock further stated. 


Kanopy’s catalog of films is broad servicing more than 4,000 academic campuses and library systems worldwide. Some of the company’s prestigious institutional customers include the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, the University of Cambridge, Princeton University, Stanford University and Yale University.


“We’re happy to add selections from World Wide’s extensive titles to our collection for libraries around the world,” states Dylan McGinty, licensing director at Kanopy.


Founded in 1977, World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (www.wwmpc.com) is a diversified company with shareholders throughout the world, primarily involved in the development, financing, production and distribution of feature films, documentaries, short subjects, industrials and television productions. World Wide’s industry executives and board members have produced, distributed, and consulted on a wide variety of film and television projects, earning Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, and prizes from international film festivals.


Kanopy was founded in 2008 and is an on-demand streaming video service for public libraries and educational institutions that provides access to more than 30,000 films. Kanopy’s unique flexible models ensure that libraries only pay for films that patrons actually watch. The company works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer award-winning collections including titles from The Criterion Collection, PBS, BBC, Media Education Foundation, and more.


For further details please contact:


Kelli Myers

Associate Vice President, Public Relations

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation

(714) 960-7264


Farid Toloui

Marketing Specialist

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation

(714) 960-7264


Vanessa Latin

Public Relations

Kanopy LLC

(415) 513 1026



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