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DreamWorks Animation appoints Compact Media Group

Compact Media Group will administer global retransmission fees and ancilliary rights revenue collections for DreamWorks Animation.

Compact Media Group have signed a long-term exclusive contract with DreamWorks Animation to administer and collect audio-visual retransmission fees and ancillary rights revenues on behalf of the US studio’s diverse and award-winning global catalogue.

High-quality entertainment from the DreamWorks Animation library that will be represented exclusively by Compact includes: Turbo, Mr Peabody & Sherman, Penguins of Madagascar and The Croods. The company’s Los Angeles and London offices will oversee the DreamWorks Animation account.

David Johnson, CEO, Compact Media Group says, “We are proud to be working with the team at DreamWorks to ensure they receive maximum financial value from its global offering through our personalised & tailored service.  DreamWorks Animation is a pioneer, a household name and synonymous with first class family entertainment. It is an honour that DreamWorks chose Compact and testament to quality of service we provide. ”

John Engelman, Co-Head, DreamWorks International TV says, “Compact Media Group is as an industry leader who will undoubtedly provide best-in-class service for our expanding television business- we look forward to a long and successful relationship.”

Established in 1996, Compact Media Group has achieved consistent growth around the world.  An increase in rights-holders selecting the company to represent their catalogues, most notably in North America, have helped it become the world’s number one independent collection agent for retransmission and ancillary rights revenue.

DreamWorks Animation’s multi award-winning content will join the 250,000+ titles already included in Compact’s repertoire on behalf of their 700+ clients around the world.  Major international Film & TV brands that have appointed Compact for their audio-visual secondary rights collection, business affairs, collection account management, music administration or royalty auditing needs include: FremantleMedia; Lakeshore Entertainment; Goldcrest International; Henson; Myriad Pictures; Mark Burnett Productions; A&E; National Geographic; Shine Group; Entertainment One; Echo Bridge; ITV Global and; BBC Worldwide.

Source: Compact Media Group

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.