PAY TV / MOVIES
The company assumes the representation of the new linear cinema channel in Latin America, created especially for fans of Hollywood movies.
Classic hit movies from Sony Pictures’ extensive library, including Spider-Man™ (2002), Spider-Man™: Homecoming (2017), Venom (2018), Men in Black™ (1997), and Ghostbusters (1984), among other titles
It will be at Andina Link 2022, the International Telecommunications and Converging Technologies Fair that will bring together on March 8, 9 and 10 Ole Distribution, a company that distributes an iconic portfolio of television channels throughout Latin America, announces that it assumes the representation of the new linear film channel ¨Sony Movies¨ in Latin America.
¨Sony Movies¨, part of the Sony Pictures Television portfolio, arrives as a new pay television destination for Sony Pictures’ cinematographic content in Latin America, including Brazil.
Sony Movies¨ will offer audiences a wide selection of classic and successful films from Sony Pictures’ extensive library, including installments of several popular franchises, including Spider-Man™ (2002), Spider-Man™: Homecoming (2017), Venom (2018), Men in Black™ (1997), and Ghostbusters (1984), to name a few.
¨Sony Movies¨ joins Sony Pictures Television’s strong portfolio of channels in Latin America, including Sony Channel, home to top medical dramas like SPT’s The Good Doctor, and AXN, the destination for popular crime dramas, including the latest successful acquisition of SPT, Candice Renoir. Sony Movies is expected to officially launch in spring 2022.
¨Thanks to the great demand for films in the region, at Ole Distribution we continue to make great efforts to satisfy the needs of the audience. “Sony Movies” was created especially for fans of Hollywood movies, bringing a unique catalog of high-quality feature films directly to viewers. It is an honor for Ole Distribution to formally welcome “Sony Movies” to our prestigious portfolio of channels in Latin America,” said Juan Carlos Urdaneta, President of Ole Distribution.
¨We have closely examined the audience patterns in the region, and we have seen a clear opening in the market. We can leverage our strong library of content for this pay TV channel to offer what operators need to satisfy their subscribers”, said John Rossiter, EVP, Distribution & Networks, Latin America, Sony Pictures Entertainment. “With Sony Movies, we are responding to viewer demand for premium cinematic content from Sony Pictures, strengthening our offering and supporting our long-standing affiliate partners, which remains a priority for us.”
In addition to Sony Movies, Ole Distribution represents a portfolio of channels including A&E, AXN, E!, History, History2, Lifetime, Sony Channel, Warner Channel throughout Latin America (including Brazil), Universal TV, Studio Universal and SYFY throughout Latin America except Brazil, and Telemundo Internacional and IVC throughout Latin America except Mexico, confirming that it will continue to expand its robust channel and content offering in the region.
Also, Ole Distribution affirms that it will increase its network with new distributors, always accompanying the audience through its multiplatform proposal. With its linear channels already established as great favorites with the public, it will continue to complement them more and more with a solid offer of non-linear digital content.
Each of the channels represented by Ole Distribution has a large and wide range of entertainment, with global and local content, with rapid access, and increasingly interactive and digital.