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Movie Insider offers behind-the-scenes film information about upcoming Hollywood releases. Movies are tracked and updated through all stages of film production from concept/announcement, development, production, post-production and finally to release.
Historical BackgroundMovie Insider was first launched on AOL Hometown in July 1999, by its founder, Brian D. Renner, who was age 13 at the time. Then, the mission of the Movie Insider was "to keep you and everyone else up to date about the world of movies". Not long after, the Movie Insider moved to Yahoo! Geocities and some other free hosts, followed by its first domain name "movie-insider.com" in early 2000. Soon after a third-party ownership debacle regarding the aforementioned domain name, Brian purchased "themovieinsider.com" in early September 2001. Since 2001, the Movie Insider has gone through numerous recreations and redesigns. Many are available for review by using the Internet Archive's WayBack Machine.
With an October 2010 domain arbritration case, Brian was granted "movieinsider.com" from a recognized domain squatter and eventually migrated the Movie Insider from "themovieinsider.com" to "movieinsider.com". In 2012, Brian finally secured "movie-insider.com" again too! Movie Insider has grown from a thousand visitors in the early 2000s to over one million visitors a month today.
About Brian D. Renner (@briandrenner)Brian is the Founder and Managing Member of The Movie Insider LLC. From 2009 to 2011, Brian worked as a Digital Marketing Manager at the Detroit field office of Allied Integrated Marketing, an entertainment promotion/publicity agency. In 2008, Brian interned with the Worldwide Post-Production Planning team at Walt Disney Pictures where he assisted in the management of animated and live-action post-production timelines. Brian was honored as one of "Twenty in their 20's" by Crain's Detroit Business in May 2007.
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Phone: (248) 387-9826
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ServicemarksMovie Insider® is a registered servicemark of The Movie Insider LLC.
"Taking You Beyond The Studio Gates", the distinctive Movie Insider logo and other custom graphics are servicemarks and/or trade dress of The Movie Insider LLC.
Request to Modify or Remove ContentMovie Insider strives to provide information at every stage of a movie, from concept to release, fulfilling our motto to take you beyond the studio gates. We continually search for accurate and reliable information from a wide variety of sources. Most updates link to the original source of the information.
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1626, Birmingham MI 48012-1626
Phone: (248) 387-9826
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Harm to Your ComputerYou understand and agree that the use, access and/or download of information through Movie Insider website is at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your property and any loss of data that results from the use of our website.
General Use of DataMovie Insider regularly tracks general data to improve and enhance our website. We may share this general data, such as what percent of visitors are located inside the United States, with third parties. In addition, Movie Insider also collects certain personally identifiable information from its users. This information is specific to the user and is used for a variety of purposes as set forth below.
User Registration and AccountsMovie Insider requests personally identifying information about you and your interests when you register within the Movie Insider website. Such information may include, but is not limited to, name, address, email address, gender and age. Movie Insider uses this information to track the overall demographics of our user base. We also use the personal information internally to determine what kinds of features and information to offer our users.Movie Insider does not share this registration information with third parties. This may change in the future; if this does change we would require such third parties to use the information only to the extent necessary to provide you their services or to notify you of new products and services.We will also require such third parties to take reasonable measures to protect the security and privacy of this information and to allow our users to request that they not be contacted with unsolicited emails or other communications.
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Giveaways and PromotionsMovie Insider also requests personally identifiable information about you when you enter one of our contests, sweepstakes or promotions. We may share the personally identifiable information with third parties for prize fulfillment purposes. If you enter a contest or sweepstakes, there will often be a separate set of rules that will govern your participation in such events. You should also review the contest rules for any special arrangements that might apply to that contest.
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These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. Also known as online behavioral advertising (“OBA”) and/or multi-site advertising, these companies typically use a cookie or third -party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.
Opt-Out InformationMovie Insider may use information submitted by anyone over the age of 13 for marketing and promotional purposes. In order for you to be in control of your personal information, we provide you with the option to opt-out of the following services: receiving email newsletters, receiving information from Movie Insider about new features or services and receiving information from third-party companies that have relationships with Movie Insider. Please use the contact form for more information on opting-out.
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Last Updated: March 5, 2013