HALIFAX, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly
children's entertainment content has signed key broadcast, digital and
home entertainment deals in Latin America, highlighting the appeal of
DHX Media's children's entertainment content across viewing platforms,
cultures and over time.
Global Movie PTE Ltd. has licensed the Latin American digital SVOD
rights to a number of DHX Media children's series, including Arthur, Madeline and Are you Afraid of the Dark. Best known for its variety of films, Global Movie PTE Ltd. provides
streaming broadcasting services and provision of telecommunication
access to films and television via a video-on-demand service. .
In a separate deal, SBP Worldwide S.A. has picked up home entertainment
(DVD and Blu-ray) rights to season 5 of Caillou and Caillou's Holiday Movie for South America.
Additionally, Media International Enterprises has licensed the first
three seasons (65 episodes) of Naturally Sadie for its pay TV channel, Yups TV, which broadcasts across Latin America.
About DHX Media
DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and licensing of family
entertainment rights. DHX Media owns, markets and distributes over
8,500 half hours of children's entertainment content, and exploits
owned properties through its consumer products licensing business. DHX
Media is recognized for brands such as Caillou, Busytown Mysteries,
Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat, Super
WHY!, Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides
programming for Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS. DHX
Media's full-service international licensing agency, Copyright
Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment,
sport and design brands. DHX Media has offices in Toronto, Los Angeles,
Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Munich,
Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
For further information:
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR