FilmRise and TMS team up to distribute animated series in North America – VideoAge International
FilmRise and TMS Partner to Distribute Animated Series in North America
FilmRise has signed a distribution agreement with TMS Entertainment to distribute television series and animated films in North America.
FilmRise has reclaimed the AVoD rights to 38 series and films, consisting of over 1,100 episodes, for the United States and Canada. The programs acquired include several seasons and films from franchises such as Lupine the 3 , Sonic x, Virtua Fighter, and Case closed. Additional titles include Sherlock dog, Monster breeder, ItaKiss, Kenichi: the most powerful of disciples, Saint Seiya: the lost web, and Little Nemo, among others.
FilmRise will distribute the programming on the AVoD and FAST platforms, and the programs will be available on an upcoming Anime-focused FilmRise-branded OTT channel.
Max Einhorn, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-productions, commented, “TMS Entertainment is one of the world’s premier animation studios and a key player in the genre that is experiencing tremendous growth with streaming audiences in the world. whole world. These highly sought after productions from TMS are an incredible addition to our offerings in this increasingly popular vertical. “
Sam Maseba of TMS Entertainment added, “Partnering with FilmRise allows us to increase the visibility of these very popular animation programs. Already having a dedicated and loyal following worldwide, these successful series can now be watched for free on streaming platforms in North America. “
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