LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IFILM, the premier online destination for user-generated and professional short-form entertainment, announced today that it has launched a "World Cup Soccer" section, providing soccer enthusiasts and consumers alike with compelling and unique World Cup coverage.
Delivering powerful content for the full four weeks of this year's World Cup, the section offers video clips of the greatest World Cup and professional soccer moments, riots, celebrations, and commercials as well as 2006 World Cup news, much of which will be unique to IFILM.
IFILM will curate and program the very best World Cup video contributed by its network of both professional and consumer video content creators. Fans from around the world will be capturing special and unique World Cup Soccer moments on video and now they can share their video moments by uploading the clips on IFILM. And as a greater selection of World Cup Soccer news coverage becomes available online, audiences can find video clips about their favorite soccer personalities, outrageous riots, enthusiastic celebrations and inspiring commercials as well as the most funny, peculiar and unusual events of the tournament on IFILM.
"Even if you have no interest in soccer, this is a showcase of uniquely compelling video that everyone can appreciate. Watching the World Cup through IFILM's unique user generated perspective shows why this event is perceived as magical by billions around the globe," said Roger Jackson, Vice President of Content and Programming for IFILM.
IFILM is the premier online destination for user-generated and professional short-form entertainment. With one of the industry's largest online video libraries, IFILM curates and programs user generated video, music videos, movie clips, short films, TV clips, video game trailers, action sports content, and its renowned 'viral videos' collections. Through its broad network of distribution partners, IFILM content can be found on portals, social networks, blogs, consumer electronics devices, television networks, and mobile video services. The company recently launched its first television series, the hit Web Junk 20 show, in collaboration with VH1. IFILM is owned and operated by MTV Networks.
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