eOne, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Ink Distribution Pact

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'Poms'

The multiyear, multi-territory deal will include both digital and physical formats and covers film, television and select family content and includes all sales, marketing and distribution.

eOne and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment have inked a distribution agreement that will see Universal serve as the home entertainment distributor of eOne titles.

The multiyear, multi-territory pact will include both digital and physical formats and covers film, television and select family content and includes all sales, marketing and distribution.

The territories covered include the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. 

“This new global partnership with Universal builds on our shared commitment to bring compelling content to audiences around the world," Steve Bertram, eOne’s president of film and television, said Tuesday in a statement. "As eOne continues to expand its focus on producing and financing premium film and television properties, we are very excited to partner with UPHE whose expertise, scale and deep customer relationships have made them market leaders year after year."

Added UPHE president Cunningham: “UPHE is very pleased to become eOne’s home entertainment distributor in territories around the world. We are delighted to add eOne’s premier entertainment portfolio to UPHE’s global distribution organization and look forward to working with our physical and digital retail partners to drive this business forward.”

eOne partners include Makeready, DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media. Its upcoming slate includes Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and the Diane Keaton starrer Poms.