Established in 1989, Janson Media is an independent media company based in New York, specializing in Worldwide Digital, Television, and Non-Theatrical distribution. The company has global reach, having licensed content to virtually every country in the world, and its clients include major broadcasters and home-entertainment companies. The company has direct relationships with such major digital video platforms as Amazon, YouTube, Netflix, iTunes, Twitch, Hulu, Tubi, Roku, Pluto, Peacock, InDemand, Crackle, and others.
One of the foremost digital aggregators in the world, Janson Media today has over 23,000 hours of content in global distribution. The company's portfolio of exclusive content includes feature films, documentaries, and television series in most genres -- animation and children’s programming, drama, crime, comedy, music and performance, lifestyle, current affairs, social issues, science & technology, health & wellness, nature & wildlife, travel, adventure, history, and pop culture. In addition to partnerships with traditional producers of film and television IPs, the company also acquires rights from a new generation of content creators and influencers.
Major content partners include Bob Ross, Inc. (USA), Bloomberg (USA), Cineflix (Canada), CJ E&M (Korea), ARTÉ (France), BetaFilm (Germany), Mondo TV (Italy), Alpha Group (China), Aurora World (Korea), RT (Russia), Toonz Media Group (India), Star Media (Russia), Imira (Spain), Central Partnership (Russia), ABS-CBN (The Philippines), Autentic (Germany), Planeta Junior (Spain), USP Studios (India), and NRK (Norway), among others.
The company utilizes a global network of dedicated sales associates based in Atlanta, Paris, London, Rome, and Sydney. Non-Theatrical distribution includes inflight airlines, ships-at-sea, on-board trains and closed-circuit venues. The company reaches library, educational, not-for-profit, and retail markets through its network of digital and DVD distribution partners and licensees.
In recent years Janson Media has also moved aggressively to grow its channel ownership and management presence on Youtube and on live TV platforms and apps. The company curates the wildly successful Bob Ross channel on Youtube (4.8 million subscribers and nearly half a billion views), and its own Janson Media channel, which recently surpassed 460,000 subscribers. The company also owns Giggle Mug, a children's content brand with a focus on quality and family-safe pre-school animatIon, and Hungry, a new platform and linear channel dedicated to food and cooking. Several other brands and live TV channels are launching in 2021.
Through its Public Television Syndication (PTS) division, Janson Media also syndicates independently-produced programming to public television (PBS) stations across the United States, and consults with independent producers during the process of securing corporate sponsorships and raising financing.
As a content creator for traditional media, Janson Media has produced or executive-produced over 30 television primetime specials or series, working with such blue-chip broadcasters as PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, Bravo, Lifetime, TNT, and A&E. Its Hollywood Collection catalog of classic movie-star portraits and retrospectives remains a touchstone in the genre.
Janson Media also owns Croisette Films, a boutique agency specialized in the development of IPs, and the marketing and sale of remake and format rights for movies and episodic television.
Janson Media is headquartered in The Cunningham House, a handsome red brick four-story townhouse, built in 1835 and located in an historic Hudson River Valley hamlet about 45-minutes from midtown Manhattan.
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!