News

Vuze gets into Babar’s business with Nelvana

Hot on the heels of announcing its Amazon US deal, Toronto, Canada's Nelvana Enterprises continues to expand its reach in the broadband download-to-own market. A new deal with Azureus will see all 78 episodes of classic kids series Babar and the feature-length films Babar: King of the Elephants and Babar and Father Christmas landing on its new online platform Vuze.
April 17, 2007

Hot on the heels of announcing its Amazon US deal, Toronto, Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises continues to expand its reach in the broadband download-to-own market. A new deal with Azureus will see all 78 episodes of classic kids series Babar and the feature-length films Babar: King of the Elephants and Babar and Father Christmas landing on its new online platform Vuze.

The content will be available in multiple languages on a rent or download-to-own basis via www.vuze.com in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Russia and the US. As a special promotion, the first two episodes of the series will be free.

The Vuze platform provides long-form, high quality video to a global audience on the internet’s most popular peer-to-peer application.

Azureus already boasts a large online community, estimated in the millions, where users can browse and download self-published content as well as licensed and premium content.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

Menu

Brand Menu