A Closer Look

Over 30 years of experience in the global film, television and video distribution business, building a reputation for quality and integrity.

Headquarters

  • Headquarters in the New York metropolitan area, one of the largest media markets in the world
  • 3,000 square-foot office building, including conference room, screening room, multiple edit rooms and office suites, a private club level, employee cafe, private parking lot, sculpture garden, and garret apartment

Banking

  • The company maintains accounts with major financial institutions that can efficiently process international wire transfers
  • The company partners with Tipalti, a state-of-the-art Payments Processing Platform, to process monthly royalty payments, and to manage double-taxation withholding tax compliance with U.S. government laws and IRS regulations
  • The company maintains a positive cash flow and zero debt, to consistently meet payroll, royalty, commission and overhead obligations

Risk Management

  • The company maintains liability insurance with Liberty Mutual on its tangible property and physical assets
  • The company maintains Professional Liability (Errors and Omissions) insurance on its portfolio of content

Finance and Accounting

  • Foreign jurisdiction tax management
  • Collection of license fees and royalties and distribution of partner royalties, finder's fees and sales commissions
  • Management of deal servicing cash flow
  • Annual distribution of 1099s to U.S.-based partners and independent contractors, and W8-BEN tax reports to foreign payees
  • The company maintains an investment fund to pursue content acquisitions and development

Deal Servicing and Support

  • Management support throughout deal negotiations by a global sales team
  • Invoicing and revenue collection
  • Country-specific documentation and government taxation forms
  • Delivery to platforms and broadcast clients of properly-encoded video and audio files, closed-caption files, transcripts, music cue sheets, metadata, artwork, publicity kits, etc.

Marketing Support

  • Company websites
  • Social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Promotional materials (design of key art packages, Powerpoint/Keynote pitch decks/PDFs)
  • In-house production of trailers, teasers, branding videos
  • Company presence at global content markets and film festivals throughout the year, both physical and virtual

Legal

  • Negotiation and execution of all distribution agreements and license agreements
  • Intellectual property engagement when necessary, at partner level with a leading entertainment law firm in New York, and with legal counsel in Washington, DC, and Toronto

Content Acquisitions and Production

  • Sourcing new content and negotiating distribution and license agreements favorable to the company, often in competition with companies much larger
  • Paying license fees when necessary to acquire quality content in a competitive environment
  • Maintaining ongoing relationships with over 400 producers and content partners
  • Selective investment in the development of new IP, and in the production of English-language versioning of high-profile foreign-language content

Rights Management

  • Investments, upgrades, and regular maintenance of the company's proprietary rights management and royalty payment database solution, capable of synchronizing with Amazon Prime Video revenue reporting file architecture

Data Insights

  • Ongoing data analysis on the performance of our 23,000 hours of content across multiple digital video platforms around the world

Servers and Facilities

  • Archiving and maintenance of master materials, including video and audio files, metadata, caption files, publicity files, transcripts, music cues, artwork, etc.
  • In-house DROBO and EVO networked work station servers (RAID NAS) for the secure storage of digital master video files
  • Off-site data backup systems (AWS, Apple Cloud, Google Mail, Crashplan servers)
  • IT network security contractor on-call for maintenance and troubleshooting of routers and servers
  • In-house storage of archival videotape master library
  • Storage of digital video files at cloud-based AWS edge location servers worldwide
  • High-speed (1 Gigabit) fiber-optic internet access provided by Verizon FIOS (multiple IP addresses)
  • Multiple WiFi zones and multiple high-speed internet access points
  • Dedicated file transfer solution (Signiant Media Shuttle) for secure, high-speed inbound and outbound data transfers
  • Cisco Meraki routers with Advanced Security
  • Company website built with state-of-the-art CraftCMS Content Management System

Join us!

Are you ready to monetize your content across the world's major digital platforms? Or to have it distributed to broadcasters and VOD platforms around the world? At Janson Media, we are always looking for quality, engaging content across a wide range of genres. If you want to be one of our Content Partners, let us hear from you.

Submit your content here!