BLUE ANT INTERNATIONAL INKS FIRST EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION OUTPUT DEAL WITH OUR HOUSE MEDIA
April 25, 2014 (Toronto, Canada) – Blue Ant International announces its first distribution output deal with top tier non-fiction producer Our House Media. The exclusive content distribution agreement with Our House Media is part of the overall growth strategy for Blue Ant International to build strong relationships with key global content creators.
Our House Media, a North American TV and digital media content creation company, is co-founded by Simon Lloyd and Joe Houlihan. Prior to forming Our House Media, both Simon and Joe held senior executive positions at Cineflix Productions where they grew the company’s production output to 400 hours annually, producing award-winning series including American Pickers and Property Brothers.
“Our House Media is committed to creating high-end, returnable series that resonate with international audiences,” said Solange Attwood, Senior Vice President, International, Blue Ant Media. “Both Simon and Joe’s proven track record of creating exceptional, award-winning content will provide a consistent and reliable pipeline of premium programming for our international buying partners.”
“We are excited to partner with Blue Ant International to distribute our content to the international marketplace,” said Simon Lloyd, CEO, Our House Media. “As a young company, their ambition and growth strategy combined with their international distribution expertise is a great fit with Our House Media.”
MIPTV marked the launch of Blue Ant Media’s international division with over 700 hours of premium scripted and non-fiction programming.
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Blue Ant International is a new global content distribution company, with a diverse catalogue of over 700 hours of award winning scripted, factual, lifestyle, reality, documentary series and formats. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada the company’s catalogue includes Live Here Buy This (52 x 30’ HD), Rebel Without a Kitchen (26 x 30’ HD), Nomads of the Serengeti (5 x 60’ – 4k), and Pick a Puppy (48 x 30’ HD). Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media. www.blueantinternational.com
Blue Ant Media is a privately held media company that creates and distributes content internationally in categories that span lifestyle, travel, music, nature, and documentary. The company owns and operates 11 media brands including Cottage Life, AUX, Smithsonian Channel Canada, and Oasis. Blue Ant publishes its content across its television, mobile, web and magazine properties. It also produces experiential events and consumer shows built around its areas of focus. Blue Ant Media is based in Toronto and recently made an investment in Omnia Media, a YouTube video network operating in Los Angeles. BlueAntMedia.ca
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