December 22, 2014 1:20 AM ET

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Company Overview of Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC

Company Overview

Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC engages in distribution of television episodes, commercials, and films. The company was formerly known as Universal Studios Home Video and later changed its name to Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC in January 2005. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Universal City, California. Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC operates as a subsidiary of Universal Studios, Inc.

10 Universal City Plaza

4th Floor

Universal City, CA 91608

United States

Founded in 1978

Phone:

818-777-5159

Fax:

818-866-3330

Key Executives for Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC

Senior Vice President of Worldwide HD Marketing
Executive Vice President of Digital Distribution
Senior Vice President of Communications & Publicity
Executive Vice President of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC Key Developments

HIT Entertainment and Universal Studios Home Entertainment Enter Into Distribution Pact for Thomas & Friends(R), Angelina Ballerina(R), Barney & Friends(R), Bob The Builder(R) and HIT's Greater Preschool Portfolio in North America

HIT Entertainment and Universal Studios Home Entertainment announced a deal that gives Universal distribution rights to HIT's family content library including Thomas & Friends(R), Angelina Ballerina(R), Barney & Friends(R), Bob the Builder(R), Pingu(R), Kipper(R), and more. As part of the arrangement, Universal acquires rights to distribute, sell, and market hundreds of titles from HIT's extensive content library in the U.S. and Canada across Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-Through and VOD platforms. Universal will begin to distribute and market the HIT Entertainment catalog on October 1. In addition, the two companies will work together to distribute new content produced by HIT, including the upcoming Thomas & Friends feature length special, 'Tale of the Brave,' due out in fall 2014. With the HIT partnership, Universal now distributes Mattel's top powerhouse brands in North America starting from HIT's preschool portfolio through Mattel's girls and boys brands. Universal Studios Home Entertainment currently distributes Blu-ray, DVD and Digital animated content based on some of Mattel's hit brands including Barbie(R), Monster High(R), and Hot Wheels(R), and live-action content for American Girl(R).

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Announces Executive Changes

Universal Studios Home Entertainment announced that Michael Bonner title will change to EVP of digital Distribution for the company and he will report to Universal president and chief distribution office Peter Levinsohn and Kornblau.

Cinedigm and Universal Studios Home Entertainment Enter into Multi-Year Home Entertainment Distribution Agreement

Cinedigm and Universal Studios Home Entertainment have entered into a multi-year agreement whereby Universal will provide comprehensive supply-chain services across North America for Cinedigm's growing DVD and Blu-ray library of independent films, documentaries, TV programs and other content. Cinedigm's existing sales force will continue selling directly to customers. The arrangement encompasses Cinedigm's library of over 5,000 titles which includes award-winning documentaries from Docurama Films(R), next-gen indies from Flatiron Film Company(R) and acclaimed independent films and festival picks through partnerships with the Sundance Institute and Tribeca Film.

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