Established in 1989, Janson Media is an independent media company based in New York, specializing in worldwide film, television and video 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 programming to public television stations across the United States.
Janson Media’s Rights Portfolio features over 1,700 hours of exclusive programming available for licensing worldwide, is continually updated with new releases, and includes documentaries and children’s programming, music and performance, lifestyle, nature & wildlife, science & technology, health & wellness, sport, travel, adventure, how-to, history, current affairs, docudramas and feature films.
The company’s DVD + Digital Catalog publishes and manufactures DVDs and digital media, distributing directly through its global network of wholesalers, sub-distributors, and direct mail accounts, into a marketplace that ultimately includes 15,000+ public libraries, and 25,000+ retailers, including mass merchandisers, museum gift shops, supermarkets, bookstores, and home electronics stores. Institutional distribution includes schools, colleges, universities, hospitals and foundations, with a significant reach into the Catholic and Christian media marketplace. Janson Media is a content partner with such major digital video platforms as YouTube, iTunes, Hulu, Amazon, and Vudu.
As a development company, Janson Media is focused on the creation of original documentary programming for broadcasters worldwide. The company 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 website publisher, and a media consultancy specializing in content production, distribution and financing, for both traditional broadcast and emerging digital platforms.