OpenX Snags New CFO From Fandango

socalTECH

According to OpenX, Rob Leff, formerly the CFO of Fandango, will join the company to lead its global finance team. Leff has been at Fandango for more than a decade, according to OpenX, overseeing all aspects of financial strategy including mergers & acquisitions, predictive analytics, data science and more at Fandango. openx fandango leff executive chief financial officer financeLos Angeles-based OpenX said on Tuesday that it has named a new CFO.

Fandango Racks Up $127M In Avengers Tickets Sales Through Opening Weekend

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , which offers up online and mobile movie information and ticketing, said it has sold more than $127M in cumulative sales for Avengers: Endgame. According to Fandango, those sales numbers represent the biggest cumulative box office haul through opening weekend in the company's history. Fandango started pre-sales of tickets on April 2nd, and the $127M number represents sales through Sunday evening.

Fandango Buys Quantum Rewards

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based online and mobile movie ticket service Fandango announced this morning that it is acquiring the business of Quantum Loyalty Solutions , a provider of movie ticket promotions. Fandango said the deal will accelerate its promotional movie ticket and gift card business.

Fandango Gobbles Up Cinepapaya

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based online ticketing and movie service Fandango continues to be in an acquisitive move, and has acquired Latin American online movie ticketer Cinepapaya. Fandango said the buy doubles its reach in Latin America. Fandango has been quite an acquisitive company, recently acquiring and re-launching movies on demand service M-GO , acquiring Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes , the acquisition of Ingresso.com , not to mention the 2014 acquisition of LA's MovieClips.

Fandango Acquires MovieTickets.com

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango announced Friday morning that has acquired online movie ticketing service MovieTickets.com. According to Fandango, it expects the deal to close in Q4 of 2017. Fandango said the acquisition will help it provide full national coverage, and add such exhibitors as National Amusements, Cineplex, Landmark Theatres and Marquee Cinemas, as well as many independent theater chains to Fandango's ticketing network.

Fandango Gets Patent Win Over Maxwell

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie information, streaming, and reservations service Fandango has just received a win in court, after a California federal judge ruled in the company's favor in a patent invalidation case against Japanese company Maxwell, Ltd. Fandango had been seeking to invalidate three patents held by Maxwell over allowing access to movie and television shows for a set rental period. Fandango Media, LLC, was filed in the California Central Court.

Fandango Inks Streaming VOD Deal With IMAX

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , the movie ticketing and movie information provider, has inked a new deal to stream films from IMAX , as part of its video-on-demand service, FandangoNOW , the company said on Monday. fandangonow fandango imax streaming video film movie television content hollywood

Fandango Connects Into Passbook

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , the movie ticketing service, said that it has connected into Apple's new Passbook App, which Apple announced for iOS 6. fandango apple passbook digital wallet movie ticket tickets ticketing mobile

Fandango to Acquire MovieTickets.com

L.A. Business Journal

Online movie ticket seller Fandango announced on Friday that it reached an agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com of Boca Raton, Fla. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed

Fandango: Best Year Ever

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , the online and mobile movie ticketing service which is a unit of NBCUniversal, said today that its 2012 was its "best year in company history". Fandango said it was seeing around 41 million monthly unique online and mobile visitors in its peak months of 2012.

Fandango Buys M-GO

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie ticketing site Fandango said Friday that it has acquired M-GO , the on-demand, movie release service which is a joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation. Fandango, which itself is a unit of NBCUniversal, said the acquisition will help it in the development of new moviegoing products and services. fandango merger acquisition movie hollywood release video demand

Fandango Extends To ArcLight Cinemas

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based online and mobile movie ticketing provider Fandango announced today that it has expanded its coverage in Southern California, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., fandango arclight cinemas movie ticketing mobile information theater theatre chainwith a new relationship with theater chain ArcLight Cinemas. Terms of the agreement were not announced. The companies said that they had previously been working together in Chicago and Washington D.C.,

Fandango Gets Renewal With Cinemark

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based online and mobile movie ticketing service Fandango reports this morning that it has signed a multi-year, contract extension with Cinemark USA. Fandango offers up movie information and tickets via both its online website and mobile apps.

Fandango Names Yanover President

socalTECH

Fandango , the online and mobile movie ticketing provider based in Los Angeles, has hired former Disney Online executive Paul Yanover as President, the company said today. Fandango said Yanoger reports to Nick Lehman at NBCUniversal Entertainment Network, which owns Fandango.

Fandango Names New Marketing Head

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango said Monday that it has named a new Vice President of Marketing. Fandango said Adam Rockmore, who was most recently SVP of Marketing for ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, has been appointed to the position, and will lead the company's marketing group.

Silicon Beach Report Oct. 24: Fandango Signs South American Ticketing Deal

L.A. Business Journal

Netflix denies racially targeted ad accusations; Snap registers 418,000 new voters; Fandango signs 15-country ticketing deal

Fandango Sets Record Quarter

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango said this morning that it has seen its best quarter in its company's history, with a 28 percent, year-over-year growth in its second quarter ticket sales. Fandango also recently inked new distribution deals with AOL's Moviefone and Microsoft's MSN.

Fandango Launches Original Video Effort

socalTECH

In a move into creating its own video content, Los Angeles-based Fandango , the movie ticketing and movie information site, said this morning that it plans its first ever, original video development slate. fandango original video content production movies movie review

Fandango Rolls Out Apple Watch App

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie site Fandango launched a new app for the Apple Watch today, letting users pull up barcoded movie tickets on the new Apple Watch, as well as other feature as directions to a theater, countdown-to-showtime clock, and more. Fandango said the Apple Watch app works in conjunction with Fandango's app on the iPhone. Fandango said the new app is available from the Apple Watch App Store as of this morning.

Fandango Debuts New iOS App

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , which provides movie information and movie tickets, said Thursday that it has released a newly updated, iOS app, which it has updated to support the latest features of iOS 7. fandango apple mobile movie ticketing

Fandango Acquires Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie and movie ticketing service Fandango said late Wednesday afternoon that it is acquiring both Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes. Entertainment , which says it is taking an equity position in Fandango. Fandango explained that Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes have a combined 20 million unique visitors per month, bringing its combined audience to more than 63 million uniques.

Fandango Sells More Than 30 Percent Of Black Panther Tickets

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information service Fandango reported on Tuesday that it sold more than 30 percent of the tickets for "Black Panther" over the film's four-day opening weekend. According to Fandango, the sales represent one of the company's largest share of opening weekend for any movie in the company's history. fandango black panther marvel movie ticketing hollywood mobile

Silicon Beach Report May 4: Google Partners with Fandango

L.A. Business Journal

Google partners with Fandango; Layoffs at Uproxx Media Group; lawmakers call for diversity in tech

Fandango Adds PayPal To iPhone, Android Apps

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango said Wednesday that it has added support for PayPal on its iPhone and Android apps. Fandango's apps provide movie showtimes, information, and ability to purchase tickets from a mobile phone.

Google Teams With Fandango For Movie Ticket Booking

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie ticketing service Fandango is powering a new service from , announced on Friday, which lets users of Google Assistant book tickets to their local movie theater. google fandango movie ticket ticketing booking content hollywoodFinancial details of the link between the companies were not announced. The new service is now available on Google Assistant for Android. READ MORE>>.

Fandango Launches iPad App

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , which operates an online website focused on new movies and buying movie tickets, said this morning that it has launched a new application for the Apple iPad. fandango apple ipad movie tickets theater hollywood content mobile

Fandango Launches Facebook Timeline App

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , the online movie tickets site, said today at SXSW that it has launched a new Facebook Timeline app called "Movies with Friends". Fandango said it is hopping to grow its user base on Facebook via the app. fandango facebook timeline movie review sxsw

Fandango Lands Deal With MSN

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango has scored a deal with MSN , to power MSN's online and mobile movie tickets, on both MSN Movies and MSN Entertainment, the firm said today. According to Fandango, the deal makes it the official online and mobile movie ticketing provider for both sites.

Fandango Launches Blackberry, Android Apps

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , the online movie information and ticketing firm now owned by Comcast Interactive Media, has rolled out two mobile applications this week at CES. The new Blackberry app is available for download from Fandango, the GetJar and Handango.

Fandango Extends Deal With Regal Entertainment

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based online and mobile movie ticketing and information service Fandango announced today that it has extended a current ticketing contract it has with Regal Entertainment Group. fandango regal entertainment movie mobile

Fandango Buys Brazilian Online Ticket Firm, Ingresso

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based online movie ticketing and information site Fandango said Friday morning that it has acquired Ingresso , Brazil's largest online ticketing firm. Fandango said it was advised by The Raine Group and G5 Evercore in the deal. Fandango said the deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. fandango ingresso online ticketing merger acquisition tickets movie companhia digital international brazil latin america

Fandango Inks Movie Info Deal With Samsung

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie ticketing service Fandango said Tuesday that the company has inked a deal with Samsung , where its information will be features on new Samsung GALAXY devices. fandango samsung tablet movie ticketing information content hollywood tickets

Fandango Debuts Horror Movie Destination

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information site Fandango announced Wednesday that it has launched a brand new site, focused on horror films. The new Fandango House of Screams includes original videos from film producer and rocker Slash, including highlights of upcoming horror films and related content. Fandango also said it will be producing its own, special features and a "Behind the Screams" video mini-series focused on Universal Studios'' Halloween Horror Nights.

Fandango Expands Mobile Movie Ticket Distribution

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based movie site Fandango is expanding its rollout of mobile ticketing, saying this morning that it has added more than 1,400 additional screens across the country to its paperless mobile ticket program. Fandango said it now accepts mobile tickets at 2,600 screens.

Fandango Powers New Samsung Smart TV Service

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fandango , the provider of movie information and ticketing services, has inked a deal today with Samsung to launch a new, movie trailer and ticketing service on Samsung''s smart TV line.