|Foundation date||July 2008|
|Headquarters||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Area served||United States|
|Key people||Ted Leonsis|
|Slogan(s)||Find. Watch. Snag. Support.|
|Type of site||Video on demand|
SnagFilms is a website that offers advertising-supported documentary films. Films are streamed on the website, which contains a library of over 5,000 films.   Filmmakers can submit documentaries for consideration as well. The site includes documentary films produced by National Geographic and PBS and titles such as Super Size Me, The Times of Harvey Milk and Nanking.
SnagFilms was launched in July 2008 by Internet pioneer Ted Leonsis. Venture capitalist Miles Gilburne and Revolution LLC chairman Steve Case are also investors in the start-up. While at AOL Leonsis founded True Stories, an online source for documentaries. That website would become the inspiration for SnagFilms.
SnagFilms also owns indieWire, an online publication covering the independent film industry and  SnagLearning, which categorizes educational documentaries from the SnagFilms library by grade level and content area, and was formed two years after the launch of SnagFilms.
SnagFilms’ curated collection is viewed on its own site and a digital network of more than 110,000 affiliated sites and webpages worldwide, including partners such as Comcast's XfinityTV.com, Hulu, the Starbucks Digital Network, IMDb, AOL/Huffington Post, hundreds of non-profits, special interest sites and blogs — and via its applications for tablets, including Apple’s iPad (AirPlay-enabled), Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Blackberry Playbook and other Android-based tablets; Android smartphones; OTT platforms Roku and Boxee; and soon to launch on connected TVs from Sony, Samsung and Vizio. SnagFilms’ titles have been featured on more than 3.5 billion pageviews across its network.
SnagFilms has also recently added IMDb and YouTube as exhibitors of its content. In the summer of 2010, SnagFilms announced a partnership with Comcast’s video on demands channels and Verizon FiOS TV. In Spring 2011, SnagFilms launched a channel on Roku and became available on Boxee's internet platform. In late 2011, Snag became available on the Kindle Fire as well as many BlackBerry and Android tablets and smartphones. Their films are also available on iTunes, Amazon.com, and will soon be launching on DIRECTV and digital streaming providers VUDU, Samsung Media Hub and XBOX Live.
SnagFilms was recently named one of the fastest growing technology companies in Washington, DC area. Gizmodo has named SnagFilms as a “Best iPad App,” OVGuide has twice named SnagFilms a Top Site, and MovieMaker Magazine named SnagFilms to its annual list of “50 Best Websites for Moviemakers.”
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