VIZ Media Appoints Televix Entertainment As Latin American Program Distributor
Companies To Bring Localized Anime Content To Burgeoning Audiences Across The Latin American Region
Beverly Hills, CA and San Francisco, CA, April 27, 2017 – Televix Entertainment and VIZ Media have jointly announced an agreement to bring the industry’s top anime titles to audiences throughout Latin America.
Anime continues to be a massively popular entertainment genre throughout the region, captivating a wide demographic of fans from multiple countries. VIZ Media’s appointment of Televix will expand the company’s reach and help to continue to build a strong international audience for anime.
Televix will represent VIZ Media’s extensive catalog of titles, which includes acclaimed series such as BLEACH, DEATH NOTE and NARUTO, to broadcast and other prominent media outlets across multiple territories throughout Latin America. Televix licenses properties to broadcasters, DVD distributors, and mobile operators based across Latin America, and is a qualified aggregator for various media in the region.
VIZ Media and Televix will jointly participate at the upcoming 2017 LA Screenings event, a preeminent international television content showcase for licensors and content delivery providers. LA Screenings takes place May 16th-19th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. VIZ Media and Televix Entertainment will hold meetings at the Intercontinental Hotel Suite 821. Additional information on the LA Screenings is available at: http://www.lascreenings.org.
“Our partnership with Televix Entertainment is a key move in helping us share some of our most popular and critically acclaimed anime series with the fast-growing fan base in Latin America,” says Brad Woods, CMO of VIZ Media. “Televix has a proven track record of success and possess an unrivaled understanding of the Latin American marketplace. They will be a valuable partner in VIZ Media’s continued growth internationally.”
“Anime is adored by millions of ardent viewers across Latin America and VIZ Media’s impressive catalog of titles will engage these fans and also capture new ones,” says Hugo Rose, CEO of Televix Entertainment. “We look forward to developing this catalog for a potent range of broadcast, licensing and multimedia partners across the entire region and to the energy and excitement of anime spreading further throughout Latin America.”
For more information on VIZ Media’s roster of anime titles, please visit VIZ.com.
About Televix Entertainment
Beverly Hills based Televix Entertainment was established in 1990. Its main business is the distribution of animation, anime, family entertainment, documentaries, and feature films domestically and in the international market. Televix has offices and representatives in San Juan, Sao Paulo, Bogota, and Santiago. Televix licenses properties to broadcasters, DVD distributors, merchandising licensees, and mobile operators in Latin America, and is a qualified aggregator with all of the major digital platforms in the region.
Televix is partnered with Aronnax Animation Studios. Based in Lima, Peru, Aronnax is the leading animation studio in the region and has a dedicated infrastructure for 3D computer animation and cutting edge special effects.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the field of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at www.VIZ.com.