Dealflicks in the Press

Discount Sales on Smartphones in Movie Theaters [sic]

US startup Dealflicks sells discount tickets to fill theaters.

Jun, 26 2017 Read full article

Today's Ticketing: 'FJI' surveys new developments at leading movie ticketing companies

Dealflicks continues to innovate with ticketing technology and marketing services for exhibitors.

Apr, 18 2017 Read full article

Discount movie-ticket seller Dealflicks expands with Carmike Cinemas alliance

Dealflicks, an online seller of discount movie tickets and concessions, is getting a major boost from cinema chain Carmike Cinemas.

Mar, 01 2016 Read full article

Carmike to offer more deals on flicks

Dealflicks, an online seller of discount movie tickets and concessions, is getting a major boost from cinema chain Carmike Cinemas.

Mar, 01 2016 Read full article

Why the Movie Business Is Long Overdue for Disruption

The movie business fears a future of declining ticket sales and revenues, but these entrepreneurs are determined to flip that script.

Oct, 26 2015 Read full article

Screen Trade Magazine

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Be the first to read to about how Dealflicks is revolutionizing the way you go to the movies! Enjoy our 3 page spread in Screen Trade Magazine!

July, 21 2015 Read full article

Chick Chat: App of the Week

Dealflicks featured as the app of the week as featured by My Carolina Today.

July, 14 2015 Read full article

Money Matters - Boston

Money Matters speaks with Sean Wycliffe, CEO of Dealflicks

July, 14 2015 Read full article

Web-based company offers deals on theater tickets

On Friday, if a moviegoer showed up at B&B Theatres in Sebring Fairmont Square, a ticket for Poltergeist might cost $10 at the box office. But the person behind them might present a voucher that reduces the price to $7.

Jun, 01 2015 Read full article

50 LA tech startups to watch in 2015

Investors significantly increased their bets on LA digital technology companies in 2014, funding over 250 startups and buying up 80.

Feb 26, 2015 Read full article

Q&A: Dealflicks raises $1.7 million for 'Priceline for movie tickets'

It may not seem like it on a Friday or Saturday night, but 88 percent of movie theaters seats sit empty. Los Angeles- and San Francisco-based Dealflicks wants to do something about that.

July 22, 2014 Read full article

Dealflicks Raises $1.7 Million To Offer Movie Discounts Through An App

Over the past few years, movie theater chains have been struck by a slowdown in the number of seats sold. Due to escalating ticket prices, they're having a difficult time getting people into their theaters.

July 21, 2014 Read full article

Sean Wycliffe Interviewed by Ali Velshi of Al Jazeera USA for Dealflicks

Recording of Sean Wycliffe, co-founder of Dealflicks' interview by Ali Velshi of Al Jazeera, USA on 6/20/14 at 4:00 PM pacific DST.

July 21, 2014 Read full article

Brooklyn movie theaters discount tickets through tech startup

Los Angeles-based Dealflicks calls itself the Priceline of movie tickets. The online firm has deals with four borough cinemas and is looking to expand.

Jun 2, 2014 Read full article

Dealflicks: Priceline for movies?

Dealflicks video interview on CNBC Squawk on the Street

May 21, 2014 Read full article

Discount movie ticket seller expands to the Kansas City market

An Internet company that offers discounted movie tickets has agreements with some theaters in the Kansas City area.

May 21, 2014 Read full article

Going To The Movies: A Startup Making A Classic American Pastime Affordable Again

Going to the movies is a classic American pastime: Dark theater, popcorn, candy and two to three hours of not thinking and simply being entertained - this is still appealing to most, and has been since motion pictures became premium entertainment in early 20th century.

May 14, 2014 Read full article

Dealflicks aims to put movie fans in cheaper seats

On a quiet residential street in Mid-Wilshire, Kevin Hong and his sales team huddled around a parked Toyota Sienna emblazoned with a magnet sticker reading Dealflicks Coupon Code: Man Van.

May 6, 2014 Read full article

Filling Empty Seats: Dealflicks Crowdfunds on AngelList and Wefunder

In its concurrent fourth tranche of funding in past two years, Dealflicks has raised $750,000, with roughly $150,000 of it coming from Wefunder so far, bringing their total raise for their cumulative seed round up to $1,545,000.

Apr 22, 2014 Read full article

That's the ticket! FJI's annual overview of new technologies from leading movie ticketing companies

Dealflicks is continuing to innovate as the pioneer of exhibitor yield management. On March 31, they launched their newest Dealflicks iOS application that allows users to save their credit cards for a one-click checkout experience.

Apr 22, 2014 Read full article

Dealflicks: The Highs And Lows Of Launching A Company by OPEN Forum

Each week MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. This week, Dealflicks is in the business of selling movie tickets at a discount.

Apr 18, 2014 Read full article

Pratt graduate co-founded 500 Startups company offering movie ticket deals

Zachary Cancio, Pratt '09, who majored in electrical and computer engineering, is one of the co-founders of Dealflicks. The company, based in Los Angeles, partners with movie theaters to fill their empty seats by selling tickets for up to a 65 percent discount.

Mar 20, 2014 Read full article

Kevin Hong Lived In A Van To Grow Dealflicks From 3 Theaters To Almost 300

Back in June of 2012 I spoke with Sean Wycliffe about his company Dealflicks, what was then a brand new website that connected movie lovers with massively discounted tickets by teaming up with theaters who wanted to fill their empty seats.

Mar 17, 2014 Read full article

4 entrepreneurs, 2 vans: Dealflicks hits up movie theatres nationwide on third 'Man Van' trip

Theater prices have been quite a shock over the past few years with many top 3-D movies now charging close to $20 per person. This is where Los Angeles-based Dealflicks enters the picture.

Mar 12, 2014 Read full article

Hot startups across LA, Part 2: Downtown's Dealflicks

After realizing that movie theatres were 'a huge market with a big problem' of too many empty seats, co-founder Sean Wycliffe launched Dealflicks with his team in July 2012 to become the Priceline for movie tickets.

Dec 12, 2013 Read full article

YouTube Developers Live: Dealflicks

Learn how the YouTube API helps Dealflicks get you a deal on your next movie ticket.

Jun 12, 2013 Read full article

What It Takes to Start a Company: Sleeping in a Van?

Ever feel the need to get out of the office more? You may want to consider the example of Kevin Hong and Evan Pham.

May 22, 2013 Read full article

Warner Bros. May Be the One Really Schooled at Its First Ever Media Camp.

Ever feel the need to get out of the office more? You may want to consider the example of Kevin Hong and Evan Pham.

May 21, 2013 Read full article

Warner Bros.' Media Camp WB accelerator program announces inaugural class.

Warner Bros. today announced participants in its inaugural 'Media Camp WB' class. The five companies Cinecore, Dealflicks, Kumbuya, Reelhouse and Storytime Studios were selected from hundreds of applicants competing for a spot in the coveted 12 week accelerator program.

May 20, 2013 Read full article

Startup hustle: Why two men decided to sleep together in a van for months on end

Warner Bros. has selected five start-up companies for its inaugural media camp, which will provide early-stage companies with seed money, training and entertainment expertise over a 12-week period. But the sprawling Hollywood studio may be the one with the most to gain.

May 13, 2013 Read full article

How to go to the movies for less

With dinner and a movie easily costing upwards of $70, the stereotypical date night has been priced out of many peoples' budgets. Indeed, it's natural to wonder whether cheap movie tickets are just a relic of days gone by.

May 10, 2013 Read full article

Dealflicks' net gain: Internet startup makes offers moviegoers can't refuse - discount tickets every day!

Imagine that an alert pops up on your phone, letting you know about a special promotion at a theatre near you. It's Tuesday evening, and you have nothing to do. Why not see a movie?

Mar 18, 2013 Read full article

Startup Dealflicks Offers Discounts for Movie Tickets, Concessions

With the cost of U.S. movie tickets rising, one startup is looking to revolutionize the market by allowing theatergoers to buy tickets for 30 percent to 60 percent off. And theater owners are beginning to buy in.

Mar 16, 2013 Read full article

Free App Friday: Dealflicks

There comes a time in one's life when they start to remember something as simple as the price of a movie ticket being significantly cheaper when they were young.

Mar 15, 2013 Read full article

Dealflicks iOS App brings movie deals to your pocket.

With the price of gas continually on the rise, things like a trip to the movie theater quickly become a luxury.

Mar 8, 2013 Read full article

Winning! Deverge and Dealflicks earn fame and fortune as the first two #WinSXSW finalists

Millions of startups (well, at least hundreds) hit Austin, Texas (gently, with love) at the same time (almost) trying desperately to get our attention (tough task) and eventually yours (even harder).

Mar 7, 2013 Read full article

Here Are 10 Standout Companies From The Fifth 500 Startups Demo Day

Early-stage VC fund 500 Startups today held the first of several demo day events for the fifth batch of startups graduating from its accelerator program. It was a fun event, with 32 high-energy founders pitching their companies to a room full of investors and tech press.

Feb 6, 2013 Read full article

An 'Unsexy' Start-Up Tries to Fill Movie Seats

Dealflicks has contracted with 62 movie theaters so far. First to sign on was the Gardena Cinema in Los Angeles County. Mr. Hong wooed its Korean owners by bringing them his mother's homemade pajun scallion pancakes.

November 28, 2012 Read full article

ConsumerWatch: Websites Offer Discounted Theater Tickets

A new Bay Area start-up is making it easier to save money on movie tickets. Dealflicks offers users discounts of between 15% to 37% on tickets at independent theaters all over the country.

November 16, 2012 Read full article

Dave McClure's 500 Startups Chooses 33 Companies For Its Fifth Accelerator Batch, Bets Big On International

Dealflicks - Offers movie tickets and concessions for up to 60 percent off, like Priceline or Hotwire for movie theaters

October 31, 2012 Read full article

MoviePass is not the only product aiming to boost movie attendance by discounting ticket prices.

DealFlicks, for example, an Oakland, Calif.-based startup, launched last April with an opaque Hotwire-Priceline type model: The customer agrees to a ticket price that's 40% to 60% off retail, but only finds out the exact theater and showtime after a nonrefundable payment has been collected.

October 2, 2012 Read full article

Dealflicks Start Up is Just the Movie Ticket

The Bay Area company says it can get you to the movies on the cheap.

July 26, 2012 Read full article

Start Up Offers Deals Garden Movie Goers

Business schools and textbooks have long promoted the concept of "win-win situations" ... Manager George Gohl of the Greenfield Garden Cinemas and Kevin Hong, co-founder of Dealflicks of Oakland, Calif., have begun collaboration they think will boost both organizations.

July 21, 2012 Read full article

Oakland Startup Dealflicks Tries to Fill Movie Seats Emptied

Sean Wycliffe does not know exactly how many empty seats there are on any given day in movie theaters. But if his Oakland-based startup DealFlicks is successful, whatever seats are empty will be filled.

July 16, 2012 Read full article

Web startup Dealflicks launches in Santa Cruz, hopes to bring youth back to the movies

Prospective savings should profit Santa Cruzans as soon as web-based startup Dealflicks and theaters Nickelodeon and Del Mar sew up their agreement, in upcoming weeks.

June 19, 2012 Read full article

Cool Startups -

Dealflicks aims to revolutionize the entertainment business by connecting movie theaters with movie enthusiasts, allowing theaters to sell empty seats at a discount, generally 40% to 60% off the regular ticket price. This way, movie theaters make money off what would otherwise have been a no-sale, and customers get to enjoy movies for less.

June 15, 2012 Read full article

Too Cheap For Movie Theaters? Dealflicks Is Set To Change That

So I'm pumped about Dealflicks, a startup that's currently operating in beta in Los Angeles. Dealflicks wants to connect movie theaters with customers, selling their empty seats for 40%-60% off the normal ticket price. Movie theaters get people in the seats and customers get to dish out less cash.

June 13, 2012 Read full article