Utrecht, Netherlands ODMedia Group, the Dutch content services company and leader in media processing and aggregation for on-demand media, has signed a deal with German content distributor SchröderMedia that will bring their extensive library of titles to global digital exploitation.
With a library of over 2200 titles, with classics and popular titles such as Anne Frank, Hexe Lilli, Get the Dance, or Why we are creative, SchröderMedia is an established distributor of feature films, TV productions and documentaries in German-speaking countries.
Under the deal, ODMedia will represent SchröderMedia as an aggregator for all global OTT platforms, providing digital-rights management, monetization, design, target audience development, cross-promotion, and managing SchröderMedia’s catalogue for TVOD / EST, SVOD and AVOD.
“SchröderMedia is an established and notable content partner in Germany with a vast globally available catalogue for all genres. We couldn’t be more pleased to be the one-stop solution for their global digital expansion,” said Sjef Pijnenburg, CEO of ODMedia Group.
“The continued successful expansion of ODMedia Group has made them the ideal partner for us. For our German distribution as well as our global digital distribution,” said Arnold Scheele, Director Digital Sales & Acquisition, Marketing & PR, Business Development at SchröderMedia. “Their knowledge of the worldwide digital market will allow us to make our titles available in our home market as well as worldwide.”
Founded in 2004, ODMedia Group has strategic partnerships with all the global OTT platforms. It has been awarded ‘preferred partner’ status by iTunes, won the award of ‘Netflix Preferred Fulfillment Partner’ of the Year 2019/2020 – EMEA (high volume) thus recognizing its ability to provide the best delivery services in the world. In addition to offering the full range of the awarded technical-delivery services and content aggregation, ODMedia Group is also the winner of the VideoTech Innovation Awards 2019/2020.
About ODMedia Group:
With its headquarters in the heart of the Netherlands and offices in Spain, Nordics, Germany, United Kingdom, South-Africa, Poland and Belgium, ODMedia Group is a leading provider of digital media & aggregation services and has strategic partnerships with all major global OTT platforms. ODMedia Group has been awarded ‘preferred partner’ status by AppleTV and is a Netflix Preferred Fulfillment Partner, recognizing its ability to provide one of the lowest redelivery rates.
In addition to offering the full range of technical-delivery services, ODMedia Group acts as an aggregator for all global OTT platforms, providing digital-rights management, monetization, design, target audience development and cross-promotion. It also manages linear and non-linear channel playout for TVOD/EST, SVOD and AVOD.
SchröderMedia HandelsgmbH is an owner-managed marketing and sales company primarily engaged in the distribution of feature films, TV productions and documentaries on DVD, BD (physical business) and VOD (digital business) within the entire home entertainment business in German-speaking countries (GAS) and beyond. POLAR Film a division of SchröderMedia HandelsgmbH offers a rich repertoire of documentaries, film classics, special interest topics, TV editions, feature films and series. POLAR Film has made a name for itself as a producer and supplier of documentary films and is the market leader in Germany in the range of 1st and 2nd world war. In addition to its own productions, POLAR Film has been working for many years with public TV stations, private broadcasters and well-known producers in the home territory and abroad.