Saturday, February 25, 2017

DHX Media Signs Licensing Agreement with Amazon Prime Video, India

DHX licenses more than three dozen series to Amazon Prime Video in India, including ‘Caillou,’ ‘Inspector Gadget’ and ‘Strawberry Shortcake.’

DHX Media’s ‘Caillou’ headed to India via Amazon Prime.

HALIFAX, NS Children’s content company DHX Media has licensed more than three dozen kids series to Amazon Prime Video’s new subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) service in India.

Thom Chapman, Territory Manager at DHX Media, said, “This volume deal highlights the scale of our library, and our ability to deliver a wide-ranging slate of great kids’ shows to leading streaming platforms as they expand globally. With Amazon Prime Video taking up our programming for the emerging SVOD market in India, we are boosting our international presence and underscoring our reputation as a trusted ‘go-to’ distributor of quality kids’ content.”

DHX Media titles licensed by Amazon for the region include such evergreen shows as Caillou,Inspector Gadget and Strawberry Shortcake, as well as hits such as Johnny TestKid vs Kat, and many more.

This latest content pact follows a vast offering of DHX Media shows already available through Amazon Prime Video in other key territories globally. Last year, Amazon licensed the DHX Media original series Looped, exclusively for its members in the U.S., as well as adding library content to the U.S. Prime Video catalogue. In the U.K and Germany, Prime members can enjoy more than three-dozen DHX Media kids’ shows including TeletubbiesMessy Goes to Okido and Hank Zipzer.
Source: DHX Media & awn

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