OUTtv and Breaking Glass Pictures Announce New Output Deal
April 25, 2018
OUTtv AND BREAKING GLASS PICTURES ANNOUNCE NEW OUTPUT DEAL
Agreement will expand OUTtv’s Growing Film Collection with Acclaimed LGBTQ+ Titles from Breaking Glass Pictures
VANCOUVER, BC and PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 25, 2018 – OUTtv and Breaking Glass Pictures today announced an output agreement that grants OUTtv the linear and streaming rights to films released by the producer and distributor. Through the multi-year deal, current and future films released by Breaking Glass Pictures will air exclusively on OUTtv in Canada, following their theatrical runs. In addition, said titles will stream exclusively on OUTtvGo.com, OUTtv’s SVOD platform. The deal is the first output licensing agreement for both OUTtv and Breaking Glass Pictures.
The agreement builds on OUTtv and Breaking Glass’ existing relationship and builds the network’s library of feature films and on-going supply of content to support upcoming international launches. With this deal, a significant amount of high quality LGBTQ+ content will be delivered to audiences the world over.
“We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Breaking Glass Pictures,” said Brad Danks, CEO OUTtv. “We are dedicated to bringing LGBTQ+ films and documentaries to our audience and we are confident that our viewers will love watching their current and upcoming titles on OUTtv and OUTtvGo.”
“It is great to be expanding our long-standing relationship with OUTtv in a globally focused way. Breaking Glass Pictures is extremely excited to now offer our filmmakers even wider distribution across the world and to be doing so with such a quality partner in OUTtv,” said Rich Wolff, CEO Breaking Glass Pictures.
The deal was negotiated by Brad Danks, CEO of OUTtv Network and Michael Repsch on behalf of Breaking Glass Pictures.
About Breaking Glass Pictures
Breaking Glass Pictures is a film distribution and media company that focuses on releasing unique and visionary independent films, inclusive of all genres, from around the world. In addition to theatrical, DVD, digital, and Video-on-Demand releases in North America, Breaking Glass functions as an international sales agent in all film markets, a producer of compelling independent cinema, facilitates festival, theatrical, and special event bookings, and offers a full-service marketing team (marketing strategy, artwork and trailer creation, PR, social media) to independent filmmakers.
OUTtv is Canada’s national LGBTQ television network that offers a compelling mix of drama, comedy, talk and award-winning movies. Their original programming includes Sex & Violence, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, Don’t Quit Your Gay Job, Knock Knock Ghost and Fabulocity. OUTtv is the exclusive initial license holder for the Canadian broadcasts of Neighbours, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Untucked. OUTtvGo is OUTtv’s streaming platform where subscribers can stream their favorite series and movies and discover new content exclusive to the service. In Canada, OUTtvGo is available for iOS and Android devices, Apple TV, Roku and on web browsers for $3.99 a month. To learn more about OUTtv visit outtv.ca.