Popcorn Flicks is founded by award-winning filmmaker Amit R Agarwal. He is also the founder of #BNHAF. Our notable awards and achievements include
- Karmaveer Chakra Award 2021 instituted by iCONGO in partnership with the United Nations
- Lord Baden-Powell National Award 2020
- Invited as Guest of Honor to Producers' Network, Marche du Film ONLINE 2020, Cannes Film Festival
- Screenings at the legendary Village East Cinemas, New York, USA
Agarwal innovated the concept of 'smart filmmaking' because technology has made everyone a filmmaker. This innovation led Agarwal to launch Popcorn Flicks; idea being, films and content should be a blend of creativity, commercial viability, entertainment and salability. This led us to create ground-breaking unconventional content since 2007. We believe that a film is considered successful only when it realizes it's optimal potential. Feature films, television, shows, and webseries produced by Popcorn Flicks won international acclaim and fame, with screenings and streaming:
- Legendary Cinemas like Village East Cinemas, New York, USA
- Commercial multiplexes like Silvercity, Dehradun, India
- Roku Channels
- TV channels - Sony, Zee, B4U, Doordarshan
Popcorn Flicks is India's only production-house to produce films in a variety of budgets, formats, and genres, ranging from guerrilla feature films to conventional feature films and content. We adapt James Cameron's now famous quote on film-making.
Popcorn Flicks works under two verticals. Cinema For Cause vertical: Covid-19 pandemic made Agarwal introspect and retrospect. He realized the power of cinema to bring a positive change to the society. The Impact-Mission films made are
- CovidGo - World's 1st covid vaccine film featuring real-life doctors
- Honey Kapoor Origins
- World's 1st Remote Filmed Hybrid feature film, also, Asia-Africa's
1st Mental Health Awareness feature film. The film is now part of "Honey
The impact and success of these films is that audiences from UK & Australia wrote that they were motivated to take covid-vaccine after watching Covidgo. Honey Kapoor Origins motivated many in the audiences to seek help from experts for their mental health issues.
69 Opposites Attract vertical: Made under the badart-experimental genre, 69 Opposites Attract and Amit R Agarwal, are part of Doctoral Thesis approved by Faculty of Law, UNSW, Sydney, Australia. Hollywood star Dominique Swain launched the reboot of the feature film 69 Opposites Attract (2010) in November 2016 - it is the Longest Running Webseries In The World.
The audiences of Popcorn Flicks produced films & content are spread across countries and continents as shown in the Pie chart (top-12 countries till December 2021) with an audience size of around one billion across the world.
69 Opposites Attract made Indian Film Industry independent in essence in 2010. It was India's 1st feature film to release exclusively ONLINE on various platforms including rajshri.com (digital platform of one of the biggest film studios in India) and US based, openfilm.com. With it's narrative style akin to Michael Moore's, Sicko; 69 Opposites Attract won laurels and gained 'cult' status worldwide. It is the Longest Running Webseries In The World with the Prelude + 1000 seasons, running for 103 years - 2018-2020-2121. The prelude has 33 episodes, each season has 15 episodes. The prelude started streaming from December 24, 2018. Within fifteen months 69 Opposites Attract prelude got 50 million views across video-sharing and social media platforms - YouTube, Vimeo, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook and others. The 69 Opposites Attract seasons were then picked up by Roku channels and OTT's.
- Season 1 launch date December 24, 2020
- Season 2 launch date April 24, 2021
Our experimentation in films and content extends from screenwriting to filming and distribution. Virgin... Mira premiered on the fringes of Cannes Film Festival 2011 on 11.05.11 to a select audience garnering overwhelming response. Virgin.. Mira was India's 1st feature film shot on Full HD Handycam screened in commercial cinemas. Popcorn Flicks produces/co-produces six films across formats and genres with studios and/or independent producers every year.