PREMIER acquires rights to Soyuzmultfilm content

AK&M 04 August 2020 23:24

The PREMIER video service (part of Gazprom-Media Holding) and the Soyuzmultfilm animated film studio have signed an agreement envisaging the acquisition of exclusive digital rights to broadcast a significant part of the studio's animated films on the PREMIER platform, the holding informed.

The package of license agreements covers 1,145 animated films accounting for more than 76% of Soyuzmultfilm entire content library.

Soyuzmultfilm studio is a Soviet and Russian state-run animated film studio established on June 10, 1936. During its existence it has released about 1,500 films representing various genres and art techniques.

JSC Gazprom-Media Holding is a leading diversified media holding operating in Russia and Eastern Europe. It unites media assets in all segments of the media market: television, radio, printed media, film production and distribution, online businesses.

The Holding operates 9 terrestrial channels (NTV, TNT, TV3, Pyatnitsa, TNT4, Match TV, March! Strana, 2x2, Super), cinema production and distribution assets (KIT Cinema Studio, Central Partnership, Comedy Club Production, Good Story Media), production and distribution (Red Media).

Besides, Gazprom-media's portfolio includes 10 radio stations (Avtoradio, Energy, Humour FM, Radio Romantika, Comedy Radio, Like FM, Relax FM, Detskoe Radio (Children's Radio), Echo of Moscow,, assets in the Internet segment (Ruform, Premier), printed media segments (the Seven Days and Media Press publishing houses).