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What is IndieFlix?

IndieFlix brings engaging movies to independent thinkers around the world.

Touted as the Netflix of independent film by Variety and founded by filmmakers, IndieFlix is a membership-based streaming service that has become one of the most meaningful global online platforms in the industry. IndieFlix gives movie lovers access to over 8000 quality independent shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV and web-series from 85 countries, 2500 film festivals and the top film schools in the world.

IndieFlix champions filmmakers and independent movies. IndieFlix was a pioneer in the industry, offering a win-win model in which filmmakers make more money as the company grows, and are paid for every minute their movie is watched. IndieFlix is one of the few companies that shares analytics with filmmakers so they can learn about their audience.

What kind of movies does IndieFlix show?

From comedy to drama, documentary to animation, shorts to full-length features, we have 8,000+ independent movies in all lengths and genres.

Do I need to subscribe to watch a movie on IndieFlix?

Yes, a subscription is required to watch films on IndieFlix—it’s how we pay the filmmakers. Every membership starts with 14 day free trial, so you can dive right into watching risk-free. While we hope you’ll find so many engaging movies you’ll never want to leave, you can cancel at any time.

What kind of subscription options are there?

1 month and 12 month memberships are available. Memberships start with a 14 day free trial. There are no commitments and you can cancel at any time.

How do I pay for IndieFlix?

You can use Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.

What do I need in order to watch a movie on IndieFlix?

Any broadband Internet connected device or smartphone can access IndieFlix. We also have a channel on Roku and an Apple TV app.

On which devices is IndieFlix available?

You can stream IndieFlix on your computer, tablet, and smartphone or watch on Roku or Apple TV.

Can I watch instantly on my TV?

Yes, with Roku or Apple TV.

In which countries is IndieFlix available?

We're available worldwide, and 90% of our library can be accessed around the globe with no restrictions.

Do movies have subtitles in my language?

Some films have subtitles available. You can also search movies by language to make sure you find ones in your preferred language.

How do I submit a film to IndieFlix?

We love seeing your movies! Please visit our Filmmakers page for submission information and if you have any questions, send us an email to [email protected].

How are filmmakers paid?

Filmmakers are paid for every minute their movie is watched. Our unique Royalty Pool Model allows us to support the movie community so filmmakers and crews can keep doing what they love.

My Account

What is my login?

Your login is the email address that you used to create your account.

How can I change my password?

No problem. You can update your password here.

My login and password don't work. Why?

You might have created an IndieFlix account with your Facebook profile, which doesn't require a login or password. Try logging in to IndieFlix using Facebook.

How do I update my credit card information?

Visit My Account page to make changes.

How do I cancel my subscription?

We would be sad to see you leave, but you are free to cancel at any time. To cancel your membership, please visit My Account page and hit the cancel my account link.

Devices & Streaming

On which devices is IndieFlix available?

IndieFlix is available on your computer, smartphone, Roku, and Apple TV.

How do I watch IndieFlix on Roku?

  1. Power up your Roku device and select the IndieFlix channel. You'll find it in the Channel Store under Movies and TV.
  2. Select "Add Channel."
  3. Choose any film and select "Watch Full Film." This will bring up your activation code.
  4. Enter your activation code here and your Roku will be connected to your IndieFlix account!

How do I watch IndieFlix on Apple TV?

  1. Download the IndieFlix app from the app store on your Apple TV.
  2. On the first page, select "Sign In" to see a screen with an activation code.
  3. Enter your activation code here and your Apple TV will be connected to your IndieFlix account!

How do I watch IndieFlix on my Xbox360?

IndieFlix no longer supports Xbox 360.

Which browsers on my computer support IndieFlix?

For an optimal browsing experience, we recommend you use the latest version of one of the following browsers.

What internet speed do you recommend for optimal streaming?

Broadband/high speed Internet connection (DSL or Cable) with a download speed of at least 800kbps (higher download speeds are required for higher bitrate content). You can check your speed here:

Why is my video playing slowly or stopping?

This can happen if there are extreme fluctuations in available bandwidth or if your computer has a very high processor or disk load. If your internet connection speed falls below the minimum requirement for a certain video for too long, you may experience times of slow or jittery playback or the player may tell you that it is “buffering." The way to fix this is to watch a lower bitrate video. Click on the video rate (for example, 1000k) to the right of the volume on the video player. Set the rate to a lower speed.

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