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ODMedia strikes deal to take SchröderMedia content global on digital platforms

Netherlands-based on-demand aggregator ODMedia Group has signed a deal with German content distributor SchröderMedia to distribute the latter’s library of titles globally.

With a library of over 2,200 titles such as Anne Frank, Hexe Lilli, Get the Dance and Why we are creative, SchröderMedia is an established distributor of feature films, TV productions and documentaries in German-speaking countries.

Under the deal, ODMedia will represent SchröderMedia as an aggregator for all global OTT platforms, providing digital-rights management, monetisation, design, target audience development and cross-promotion. ODMedia will manage SchröderMedia’s catalogue for TVOD and electronic sell-through, SVOD and AVOD.

ODMedia Group has strategic partnerships with major OTT platforms including YouTube and Netflix.

“SchröderMedia is an established and notable content partner in Germany with a vast globally available catalogue for all genres. We couldn’t be more pleased to be the one-stop solution for their global digital expansion,” said Sjef Pijnenburg, CEO of ODMedia Group.

“The continued successful expansion of ODMedia Group has made them the ideal partner for us. For our German distribution as well as our global digital distribution. Their knowledge of the worldwide digital market will allow us to make our titles available in our home market as well as worldwide” said Arnold Scheele, director digital sales and acquisition, marketing and PR, business development at SchröderMedia.

ODMedia Group was the winner in its category at the VideoTech Innovation Awards 2019-20, an event organised by Digital TV Europe. Entries are now open for the next edition.