TF1Vidéo and Paramount

TF1Vidéo and Paramount


TF1 Vidéo and Paramount Home Media Distribution France Sign Agreement
As of September 1st 2012, Paramount will distribute TF1 Blu-rayTM and DVD products in France

TF1 Video and Paramount Home Media Distribution today announced an agreement in which Paramount will distribute TF1 Video's Blu-ray and DVD products* to mass merchants, specialists stores and online retailers in France. 
TF1 Video has a particularly rich lineup of new releases in the latter part of 2012 with highly-anticipated titles including Cloclo from Florent Emilio-Siri, Radiostars from Romain Lévy, De Rouille et d'Os from Jacques Audiard, On the Road from Walter Salles, To Rome With Love from Woody Allen. This slate is highly complementary to Paramount's upcoming releases, which include new theatrical hits, such as DreamWorks Animation's  Madagascar 3 : Bons Baisers d'Europe, The Dictator, as well as the never released before debuts of classics  like To Catch a Thief in Blu-ray and Indiana Jones Blu-ray: The Complete Adventures.
"Paramount Home Media Distribution France has extensive distribution experience and a keen understanding of the French marketplace, making it an ideal arrangement for TF1 Vidéo," said Régis Ravanas, CEO of TF1 Vidéo. "Our focus moving forward will be on sourcing the most promising contents and adding value for both our physical and digital products through MYTF1VOD for the latter."
"We are delighted to be working with TF1 Vidéo and believe that this agreement will open new horizons and synergies for both companies, which share a common goal in the home entertainment market," said Luigi-Théo Calabrese from Paramount Home Media Distribution France.
*Excluding: lending rights, export, Kiosk channel and so-called institutional rights.

About Paramount Home Media Distribution :
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.  PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
About TF1 Vidéo :
Founded in 1989, TF1 Vidéo is the publishing subsidiary of TF1. With an editorial line focusing on event contents and strong brands, TF1 Vidéo activity spreads over all varieties successfully, from French/international cinema to stand-up shows, and kids program to TV series. By creating MYTF1VOD, its own video-on-demand service, TF1 Vidéo has shown its unique market vision. With a catalog portfolio of over 6000 programs,
MYTF1VOD is now the most widely distributed VOD service in France. This year, TF1 Vidéo has already led physical/digital simultaneous launches with great success as per the movies Intouchables, Polisse, La Vérité si je mens! 3.



TF1 Vidéo : Gaëlle Bouvier - TF1 Corporate : Virginie Duval

 Paramount Home Media Distribution Press Relation : Agence FHCOM : Frédéric Henry