World Movies is an Australian subscription television channel dedicated to all things in international film. The channel features foreign language films, documentaries, independent and mainstream cinema and interviews with international movie stars. It is available on Pay TV service, Foxtel and SVOD service, Stan.The channel began broadcasting in October 1995, coinciding with the launch of Foxtel. It launched on Optus TV in May 1998. World Movies was created by its founding CEO Laurie Patton on behalf of a syndicate that included the private company of Seven Network chairman Kerry Stokes, the Australian Radio Network (ARN) and public broadcaster SBS. SBS provided access to its inventory of English language subtitles and the other shareholders funded the setup costs. In October 2009, SBS announced its intention to buy out the other shareholders, giving it full ownership of the channel.
Packages & Addons Containing World Movies