Voot Partners IIFA 2016 as Streaming Partner in India
Dated: June 21, 2016
Viacom18’s video streaming service Voot has become the exclusive streaming partner of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards 2016 in India. This strategic alliance with the International Indian Film Academy is in line with VOOT’s promise of bringing differentiated and engaging content to its digital audience.
Speaking about the association, Gaurav Gandhi, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures said, “We are delighted to partner with IIFA to bring the biggest Bollywood Awards extravaganza to the digital audiences In India. Within a very short period, VOOT has already emerged as a go-to online destination for the biggest TV shows, Kids content and Digital Originals (VOOT Originals). With this association with IIFA, which already enjoys a massive fan following in India, we are further strengthening our Bollywood proposition as well. Viewers in India will now be able to stream all IIFA 2016 Awards, IIFA Rocks and related content on their mobile and computer screens on-demand and this will be available exclusively on VOOT."
Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft International said “IIFA is all about celebrating Indian Cinema and bringing a grand cinematic experience to fans in India and across the world. Within a short span of time VOOT has forged its prominence in the digital entertainment world and we are delighted to be partnering with them for IIFA 2016. The partnership will not only magnify the IIFA experience for its Indian fans – with the content now being available on-demand across screens, but it will also increase IIFA’s overall reach to a newer audience base that prefers to consume content primarily on their digital devices.”
IIFA 2016 hosts the most spectacular celebrity weekend where the stars and their fans converge together in Madrid, Spain. The highlights of the celebrations are the Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend and the Nexa IIFA Awards powered by LeEco. The entire event is organized and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment.