Established in 1989, Janson Media is an independent media company based in New York, specializing in worldwide film, television, VOD, digital, DVD/video and educational distribution. The company has licensed content to virtually every country in the world, and its clients include nearly every major broadcaster or media company, and a wide range of home-entertainment labels, distributors and new media platforms. The company is also a syndicator of independently-produced programming to public television stations across the United States.
Janson Media’s Rights Portfolio features over 2,000 hours of exclusive programming available for licensing worldwide, is continually updated with new releases, and includes documentaries, films, and television content in the genres of current affairs, social issues, children’s programming, music and performance, lifestyle, nature & wildlife, science & technology, health & wellness, sport, travel, adventure, history, and pop culture.
The company also publishes physical DVDs and digital files and distributes them directly through its global network of wholesalers, sub-distributors, and direct mail accounts, into a marketplace that ultimately includes 15,000+ public libraries, and 20,000+ retailers, including mass merchandisers, museum gift shops, supermarkets, bookstores, and home electronics stores. Janson Media’s digital distribution reaches tens of millions of consumers via its content partnerships with such major digital video platforms as Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, Hulu, and others. Institutional distribution includes schools, colleges, universities, hospitals and foundations, with a significant reach into the Catholic and Christian media marketplace.
Janson Media has produced or executive-produced over 30 television specials or series, working with such broadcasters as PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, Bravo, Lifetime, TNT, and A&E. The company also operates as a media consultancy specializing in content production, distribution and financing, for both traditional broadcast and emerging digital platforms.
Janson Media is headquartered in The Cunningham House, a handsome red brick three-and-a-half story townhouse, built in 1835 and located in the historic district of the Hudson River Valley village of Tappan, New York, about a 45-minute drive northwest of midtown Manhattan.