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Madman introduces DocPlay

DocPlay has opened its doors to documentary lovers in Australia and New Zealand. Dedicated to becoming the streaming hub for the world’s best documentaries, DocPlay is a VOD service available on several devices.

DocPlay currently features over 130 documentary films, a catalogue which will rapidly grow with titles from a broad range of content creators and distributors.

The service has a strong focus on curation, with categories including Art & Culture, Music, Science & Nature and Sports. Titles available include Academy Award winners, festival favourites and cult hits. Supported by Screen Australia’s Enterprise Industry fund, DocPlay also has a focus on local content, with over 20 Australian titles available at launch and a commitment to regular additions of Australian and New Zealand documentaries.

DocPlay is designed to deliver a full plate of documentary content to audiences throughout the year, and is available as a $6.95 monthly premium subscription service priced at (or $69.95 annually) with full ad-free catalogue access. A rotating hand-picked selection of the catalogue is also available to stream free.

DocPlay is currently available via the website DocPlay.com, on Apple iOS, and on Android. Users can stream DocPlay content via their PC, Mac, phone and tablet. Google Chromecast and Apple AirPlay are also supported – giving audiences the ability to stream on their TV. Further platforms will be available in 2017.

DocPlay is Madman Entertainment’s second proprietary VOD service, following Anime streaming service AnimeLab, which launched in 2014. DocPlay is a subsidiary business unit of Madman Entertainment, built by Madman’s VOD development team.

Top image: DocPlay title 20,000 Days On Earth

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