eOne nabs Vivendi vid biz in Canada

Deal includes Navarre, Funimation, Nat Geo titles

eOne will take over Vivendi Entertainment’s home entertainment biz in Canada from Jan. 1, giving the distrib’s market share in the retail sector a significant bump.

eOne will become the exclusive distributor in Canada for key home entertainment distribution labels, including Navarre, Funimation, Shout!, Factory, Classic Media, Mill Creek and National Geographic.

Additionally, Vivendi product will strengthen the distrib’s presence in kids and family home entertainment.

eOne currently distributes content from WWE, Image, A&E, New Video and Acorn, among others, in Canada.

Jim Fotheringham, senior VP of home entertainment for eOne Films Canada, said,”We’re continually striving to be the leading independent distributor of filmed entertainment in Canada and deals like this provide us the opportunity to offer our partners top-level service and foster valuable relationships.”

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