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DIY Movie Screening Platforms

'TheCouchers' Lets You Find Find Movie Screenings and Host Them

— June 30, 2013 — Tech
If you've ever wanted company while watching a movie at home, you can get now use 'TheCouchers' to find movie screenings or host one. The social platform helps you find people in your area to watch a film with.

Users can invite each other to movie viewings at their homes. By searching for people within a radius of 49 km, you can find events and meet new friends with similar cinematic tastes. If you're planning on watching a movie, you can get people in your area to join you by posting on the site.

The platform was created in order to help communities connect over the cinematic experience. By bringing new people together, movie night suddenly becomes much more exciting.
Trend Themes
1. Social Movie Screening Platforms - Platforms like 'TheCouchers' are disrupting traditional movie screening experiences by enabling users to connect with other movie enthusiasts, hence increasing social interaction and engagement.
2. DIY Movie Screening Technology - DIY movie screening technologies have the potential to disrupt traditional cinema industries as they give users control over their movie screening experience, enabling them to watch with friends without the need of commercial theaters.
3. Community Building Through Film - DIY movie screening platforms like 'TheCouchers' are showing the potential of using film as a community-building tool, creating opportunities for individuals to meet like-minded people with similar interests.
Industry Implications
1. Technology - Technology companies can capitalize on this trend by creating new, user-friendly platforms that allow users to access and watch films with friends via the internet.
2. Entertainment - The entertainment industry should explore ways to partner with DIY movie screening platforms and create new revenue opportunities through innovative movie screening experiences.
3. Hospitality - Hotels and restaurants can capitalize on this trend by creating their own movie screening events, using in-house DIY movie screening technology and partnering with some of these platforms for sourcing quality films and networking with potential customers.
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