24 Flix – With Chief Communications Officer Laura Mae

Many of you know Laura Mae as a casting agent and founder of Christian Casting. Now she’s taking on a new role as chief communications officer for 24 Flix, a brand new streaming network. 24 Flix is the brainchild of Marty Jean-Louis, founder of International Christian Film Festival. Here, Laura explains what sets 24 Flix apart from other streaming services. 

What was the inspiration for the platform?
The heart behind the project is two-fold: to provide filmmakers a platform to easily distribute their family-friendly projects and to provide a streaming network free of profanity, sex, and nudity that would appeal to anyone who seeks more wholesome entertainment.

Explain how it works.
For only $3.99/mo (or just $39.99/yr), users currently have access to 4,000 titles, with more being added all the time. At a fraction of the cost of Netflix, it’s a no brainer. We have comedy, drama, action, romance and of course a large library of classic films and TV shows. We provide a seven-day trial and you can cancel at any time, no questions asked. All of our content has a max rating of PG-13 and the ratings are clearly marked on each video. Several “24 Flix Originals” are also being offered, with many more in the making.

What makes 24 Flix different from other streaming platforms?
Pure Flix and Cross Flix are predominantly Christian, which is an incredible service to the faith community. Netflix offers very little Christian content, a good amount of family-friendly entertainment, and also possesses an unfortunate amount of easily accessible profanity, sex, and even nudity. With 24 Flix, we want to offer quality faith-based choices in addition to educational content (which we call “The Classroom), live event streaming and secular family-friendly choices, all without the worry of stumbling on something you wish you (or your children) hadn’t.

What are you most excited about 24 Flix?
One of our highlights of launching definitely had to be obtaining subscribers in 22 countries within just 10 days of launching. Only God! And watching the content build as word spreads is definitely a blessing. We are always accepting submissions at http://www.24flix.com/submit and offer a non-exclusive contract so filmmakers retain all rights to their films while we help their deserving films be seen.

What are some of the films that you’re offering?
We have a variety of movies, TV shows, and documentaries including The Gospel According to Matthew, TCS Live (with T.C. Stallings), The Atheists Delusion, David and Goliath, and Road to Bali for those who love classic movies and a growing library of Christian and family-friendly titles.

What are your plans for the future of the platform?
We have apps coming out later this month! IOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV apps are currently in the works and will be released soon! Also, we plan to continue building the platform with new content, bringing in new filmmakers, projects, educational videos, live event streaming and sports as well as providing much-sought opportunities to aspiring Christian actors with our 24 Flix Originals. The future is truly limitless, and we look forward to working hard and watching God take this platform to whatever heights He desires.”

 

About the Author Sharon Wilharm

Christian speaker, Sharon Wilharm, is a popular media guest, award-winning female filmmaker, and women’s ministry leader, whose faith-based films have screened in theaters, festivals, and churches around the world, and on multiple television networks. Sharon has recently taken over as women's ministry director at her church. Her passion is to lead prayer retreats, engaging women of all ages to pray with each other, for each other, praying with expectation.

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