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StudioCanal and Radio-Canada have entered into a distribution deal for Canada.
Under the five- year deal, starting January 2014, Radio-Canada will distribute more than 1,400 films in French - comprising 1,200 French films and 200 Italian films - from the StudioCanal library, via DVD, Blu-ray, Est and VOD.
In addition, as national public broadcaster serving French Canada, Radio-Canada will feature many of these films on its own platforms.
The StudioCanal film library includes classics from directors such as Jean Luc Godard (Le Mépris, Pierrot le fou), Renoir (La grande illusion), Claude Sautet (Max et les ferrailleurs, César et Rosalie) and Jean-Pierre Melville (le Cercle Rouge, l’Armée des Ombres). »
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On the eve of Toronto fest kick-off, European mini-major Studiocanal has closed an exclusive distribution pact with Ottawa-based pubcaster Radio-Canada.
The five-year deal, effective in January, allows Radio-Canada to distribute more 1400 films (comprising 1200 French pics and 200 Italian movies) from Studiocanal’s library, on DVD, Blu-ray, Est (electronic sell-through) and VOD. Radio-Canada will also showcase films on its own platforms.
Studicanal has a similar deal with Lionsgate, covering home entertainment distribution rights to the French company’s library titles in the U.S.
“Radio-Canada has developed a 360-degree distribution strategy encompassing linear TV broadcasting, as well as digital and physical distribution,” said Juliette Moindrot, VP international home entertainment and TV distribution. “And as a result it can maximize the exposure of our library titles across all these platforms.”
A public broadcaster serving French-speaking Canada, Radio-Canada benefits from the deal by consolidating its leading position in the distribution of French content in Canada. »
- Elsa Keslassy
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