DEG Adds Five Member Companies23 Jan, 2014 By: Erik Gruenwedel
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group Jan. 23 announced the addition of five new member companies, including BBC America, bitMAX, Gibson Brands Inc., Millennium Entertainment and Random Media.
Established in 1998, BBC America is available on cable and satellite TV in 80 million homes. It broadcasts in both standard- and high-definition, with content available On Demand across all major digital platforms.
bitMAX is a provider of digital asset management and distribution services to commercial and music video production companies, post-production facilities, advertising agencies, film and TV distribution companies.
Based in Nashville, Tenn,, Gibson Brands is known for producing classic models in every major style of fretted instrument, including acoustic and electric guitars, mandolins, and banjos.
Millennium Entertainment, led by CEO Bill Lee, is an independent supplier that acquires and distributes feature films theatrically and in home entertainment.
Random Media, founded by Eric Doctorow, acquires and distributes films and other content to movie theatres, conventional mass merchants and other retailers, digital platforms, cable companies and television networks.
“These companies are some of the most recognized and reputable names in the business, and we look forward to leveraging their respective areas of expertise to help reach our mutual goals,” Amy Jo Smith, president of DEG, said in a statement.