US: Nelvana inks new video on demand deal

Samantha Loveday

By Samantha Loveday

January 29th 2008 at 10:00AM
US: Nelvana inks new video on demand deal

Canadian-based distributor gives VOD rights to episodes from its kids content library to ReelTime.

Video on demand internet TV network ReelTime has secured an agreement with Nelvana Enterprises for the VOD rights to episodes from its extensive kids content library.

The news was revealed at NATPE in Las Vegas. Among the titles from Nelvana's portfolio that will be available on ReelTime.com are Jacob Two-Two, Rupert, My Dad the Rock Star, Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse and Flying Rhino Junior High, to name just a few.

"We are pleased to be working with such an innovative internet television company as ReelTime.com," said Doug Murphy, president of Nelvana. "We are committed to partnering with leaders in digital distribution to deliver our valued library directly to consumers in new and exciting ways, whenever they want it."

Beverly Zaslow, president of ReelTime.com, added: "Nelvana is leading the way in driving the digital movement forward."