Posted Mon Feb 29, 2016 at 03:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The docu-series will premiere weekly through Amazon free of charge.
Amazon has announced the debut of its latest streaming show. 'The Fashion Fund' is an unscripted competition show that focuses on the process of selecting designers for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. The series will be available for free ad-supported playback to all Amazon users.
"We are thrilled to launch The Fashion Fund on Amazon Video, and to work with fashion icons Diane von Furstenberg and Anna Wintour," said Michael Paull, Vice President, Digital Video, Amazon. “We’re going to continue to push the boundaries with our original content and look forward to bringing our customers even more exciting shows to watch."
Discover the future of fashion in this ultimate insider competition. Follow 10 up and coming designers as they compete to join the ranks of previous Fashion Fund winners such as Alexander Wang and Proenza Schouler. Each week the designers will be tested and judged by fashion's elite, including Vogue's Anna Wintour and designer Diane Von Furstenberg, for a chance to win $400,000 and a mentorship.
"Collaborating with Amazon enabled us to truly innovate and add a retail experience to The Fashion Fund, which will delight viewers," said Dawn Ostroff, president of Condé Nast Entertainment. "CNE is a true next-generation studio, working with the best companies to deliver the most compelling, immersive storytelling experiences to our audiences, and Amazon, home to some of the best content, is the perfect match for this series."
The first season three episode of 'The Fashion Fund' is now available to stream for free through the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices, or online at Amazon.com/fashionfund.
Source: Amazon via BusinessWire
The latest news on all things 4K Ultra HD, blu-ray and Gear.