MADRID and SANTA MONICA, CA, May 30, 2012 – Antena 3 today announced the completion of a new licensing deal for Miramax movies.
Under the terms of the agreement, Antena 3 has secured rights to a number of iconic films in the Miramax library including Pulp Fiction, Sin City, Chocolat and The Boy In The Striped Pajamas. The movies will air on Antena 3 and its digital channels in Spain.
“Miramax titles have always been well received in Spain and we are delighted that these movies will continue to be showcased in this dynamic market on A3 and its bouquet of digital channels,” said Danny Goldman, Miramax Senior Vice President and Head of Sales, EMEA.
Mercedes Gamero, Antena 3 Director of Acquisitions & Sales and Antena 3 Films said, “This agreement will give our viewers access to a number of Miramax’s award-winning films. We are thrilled to be able to offer some of the finest and most beloved movies ever produced.”
About Grupo Antena 3
ANTENA 3 is the leading commercial media group in Spain. The Company operates in multiple business areas through its brands ANTENA 3, ONDA CERO, EUROPA FM, NEOX, NOVA, Nitro, ATRES ADVERTISING, MOVIERECORD, ANTENA 3 MULTIMEDIA, UNIPUBLIC, I+3, ANTENA 3 FILMS and ANTENA 3 EVENTOS, among others.
Miramax is a leading worldwide film and television studio with a library of more than 700 motion pictures. Miramax sells directly and licenses its titles globally through strategic partnerships including: Lionsgate, Netflix, Facebook, Hulu and StudioCanal. The Miramax library holds some of the world’s most original and acclaimed independent films including Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, Kill Bill Volume I and II, Life is Beautiful, Reservoir Dogs, Sex, Lies and Videotape, Cinema Paradiso and My Left Foot – as well as scores of commercially successful films such as The Aviator, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bad Santa, Chicago, There Will Be Blood, and theScream, Hellraiser, Scary Movie and Spy Kids franchises. In 2011, Miramax released three new films including the critically acclaimed film The Debt, starring Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain, directed by John Madden. Collectively, the Miramax library has received 284 Academy Award nominations and 68 Oscars, including four Best Picture awards.
Miramax is headquartered in Santa Monica, California with a sales office in London. For more information, please visit www.miramax.com, “like” the company on www.facebook.com/miramax and follow Miramax on Twitter @Miramax.
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