Hulu announced Wednesday that is has secured a deal with IFC Films that will give the streaming service early subscription-video-on-demand access to a number of documentary films in its portfolio, including Sundance title “Weiner.”
The pact with IFC stands as the first time Hulu -- owned by Disney, NBCUniversal and 21st Century Fox -- has inked a deal for access to films after the theatrical and rental video-on-demand windows.
The multiyear agreement makes Hulu the exclusive streaming home to all documentaries from the brands IFC Films, Sundance Selects and IFC Midnight.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The first of the films will hit...