News

Nelvana signs portfolio DVD deal with Universal Canada

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada has picked up DVD rights to five properties in one fell swoop from Nelvana Enterprises. The seven-year deal starts this fall, granting Universal the license to produce and market DVD releases for Nelvana's Jane and the Dragon, Grossology, Di-Gata Defenders, Ruby Gloom and a Franklin feature film.
October 18, 2007

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada has picked up DVD rights to five properties in one fell swoop from Nelvana Enterprises. The seven-year deal starts this fall, granting Universal the license to produce and market DVD releases for Nelvana’s Jane and the Dragon, Grossology, Di-Gata Defenders, Ruby Gloom and a Franklin feature film.

All told, the deal encompasses more than 150 eps and has the potential for a two-year extension. Initial product should start rolling out to Canadian retailers later this year.

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