October 04, 2007 08:00 ET

Fliqz Powers Mill Valley Film Festival's First Online Videos

The Film Arts Foundation and the Mill Valley Film Festival Add Online Video to Web Sites

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - October 4, 2007) - Fliqz, a leading provider of instant online video solutions, today announced that the Film Arts Foundation and the Mill Valley Film Festival are using its technology to enable online viewing of select film clips. This marks the first time, in the 30-year history of the Mill Valley Film Festival, that it will be able to share its art with an online audience. Both the Film Arts Foundation and the Mill Valley Film Festival provide a showcase for independent filmmakers and industry professionals to celebrate and promote their work.

"The online video solution that Fliqz has generously donated this year gives us an easy and effective way to bring our artists' work to the widest audience possible," said Simone Nelson, manager of marketing and communications for the Mill Valley Film Festival/California Film Institute. "We see the online extension of our art as the next logical step towards our goal of celebrating the best in independent and world cinema, and promises to make this year's Mill Valley Film Festival very memorable."

Fliqz offers an easy, cost-effective way for sites of all sizes to employ online video. It allows any site, with minimal technical integration, to have professional quality video uploading, playback and management in minutes. Online clips can be found on both the Film Arts Foundation Web site ( and Mill Valley Film Festival Web site (

"We have strong ties to the film industry and are dedicated to assisting film companies and festivals showcase the art of film to global audiences," said Benjamin Wayne, CEO of Fliqz. "Online video is a must for organizations that specialize in film. Now, film sites can focus more on their content and not have to worry about the technology needed to support video on their Web sites."

About Fliqz

Fliqz is the leader in full-service, plug-and-play video solutions. The company offers the most flexible video solutions available online, providing seamless integration and full customization to companies of any size. Fliqz eliminates traditional barriers to online video by removing the complexity associated with both site implementation and user deployment, ensuring that there is no code to develop, no infrastructure to own, and no software to maintain. The company maintains a customer network of more than 350 sites worldwide and is based in Emeryville, Calif. Additional information can be found at (

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