Many Nominated Films Make Their Television Premieres On Cable’s Movies On Demand During Awards Season 2016

Watch “Contender Conversations” with Nominated Actors & Directors,

Through a Partnership with Indiewire


Movie Fans Can Auto-Track and Tabulate Picks using a Free Pool,

and be Entered to Win a Year of MOD


New York, February 22 – Hollywood will be bestowing its golden statues on Feb. 28, 2016, and many of these celebrated films are now playing or coming soon to Movies On Demand (MOD) on cable systems around the country. It’s a chance for viewers to catch up on the most talked about and acclaimed recent films. Plus, movie fans have access to insightful and entertaining nominee interviews, and an Awards Pool they can use to track their own picks.



Cable viewers will find some of the year’s most talked-about and nominated titles currently on or premiering on MOD in February, including The Martian, Spotlight, Bridge of Spies, Room, Straight Outta Compton and many more. March will bring The Big Short, Brooklyn, Anomalisa, The Danish Girl, Carol and others.  Viewers can find these titles on their On Demand channel under categories such as Awards Season, 2016 Nominees, Nominated Films or similar.  Titles can also be found in the A-Z folders.* Nominated titles include:


The Martian now playing – 7 Nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor – Matt Damon

Bridge of Spies now playing – 6 Nominations including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor – Mark Rylance

Amy now playing (until 2/29) – Best Documentary Feature

Straight Outta Compton now playing – Best Original Screenplay

Sicario now playing – 3 Nominations including Best Cinematography

Shaun the Sheep Movie now playing – Best Animated Feature Film

Steve Jobs now playing – Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress – Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet

Spectre now playing – Best Music, Original Song

Trumbo now playing – Best Actor – Bryan Cranston

Theeb premieres 2/19 – Best Foreign Language Film

Youth premieres 2/23 – Best Music, Original Song

Room premieres 2/23 – 4 Nominations including Best Picture and Best Actress – Brie Larson

Spotlight premieres 2/23 – 6 Nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor/Actress – Mark Ruffalo/Rachel McAdams

Creed premieres 3/1 – Best Supporting Actor – Sylvester Stallone

The Danish Girl premieres 3/1 – 4 Nominations including Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress – Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander

Carol premieres 3/15 – 6 Nominations including Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress – Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara

The Big Short premieres 3/15 – 5 Nominations including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor – Christian Bale

Brooklyn premieres 3/15 – 3 Nominations including Best Picture and Best Actress – Saoirse Ronan

The Hateful Eight premieres 3/29 – 3 Nominations including Best Supporting Actress – Jennifer Jason Leigh

Anomalisa premieres 3/29 – Best Animated Feature Film



Movies On Demand is making it a lot easier for movie fans to host a party using our special free Awards Pool Manager. Viewers can sign up individually in our national pool, or host or join a private pool, where they and their friends can mark their ballots and have the results automatically tabulated as the show progresses. Sign up information is at Movies On Demand Pool, where you can select your provider or join the national Movies On Demand pool. Every participant will be entered to win a year’s worth of Movies On Demand. Fifty Grand Prizes will be awarded.  NOTE: See official rules for complete details.

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Through a partnership with the best-known independent film website Indiewire, many intimate and exclusive star interviews with current nominees were captured by Movies On Demand cameras at major film festivals throughout the past year. This year’s “Contender Conversations” include insightful discussions with the top actors and directors of the year. Go to Rent Movies On Demand Awards to view the interviews and learn more about the films, or click on Indiewire,. Here are just a few of the interviews you can find:


Simon Kinberg, Producer, The Martian

Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Brie Larson & other cast members, Room

  1. Gary Gray, Director, Straight Outta Compton

Asif Kapadia, Director, Amy

Danny Boyle, Director, Steve Jobs

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

With Movies On Demand through digital cable, viewers can watch these nominated new-release titles in their television premieres, instantly with just a push of a button, with pause, fast-forward and rewind functionality.* The vast majority of titles can be watched for 48 hours, and some even longer. These new release titles are not playing on Netflix streaming service.

*Title availability and premiere dates may vary by provider.

Movies On Demand are distributed to most U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND, the leading distributor of transactional movies and sports to cable and telcos. For more movie listings go to system on-screen guides, cable system websites or Information about iN DEMAND is at


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