Kahn will continue to license Entertainment studios” large theatrical releases on the main SVOD platforms in addition to developing new partnerships with emerging AVOD services. Additionally, Kahn will oversee transactional sales for Allen Media Group‘s Freestyle digital media digital library of titles. In her new role, Brooke will continue to lead digital sales and distribution, while also focusing on Allen Media Group initiatives, including the new free streaming service, Local now. Kahn will continue to be based in Allen Media Group sits at Los Angeles.
Freestyle digital media is the digital distribution unit of Allen Media Group motion picture distribution company Motion picture films from entertainment studios. Freestyle digital media delivers commercial feature film and TV content direct to all global digital platforms including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Dish, AT&T U-verse, iTunes, Redbox, Vubiquity, Google Play and many more.
Before his 3 years at Entertainment studios, Kahn’s experience included a stint as Senior Director of Digital Sales for Cinedigm, where she managed key partners such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Hulu, and Vudu. Before Cinedigm, Kahn was an inventory analyst at NBCUniversal, where she strategically planned and approved digital campaigns and packages for Fandango, E! Online and Esquire TV. Kahn holds a BA from University of Arizona.
“Brooke Kahn is a valued member of our distribution team, ”said Byron Allen, Founder / Chairman / CEO of Entertainment Studios / Allen Media Group. “Brooke is an excellent leader and well positioned to expand our content distribution and partnerships across all digital platforms globally.”
“I am delighted to continue to grow our Entertainment Studios content distribution business through our fantastic network of partners and with a growing number of new platforms and business models,” said Brooke Kahn, vice president of digital sales and partnerships. “As the Allen Media Group continues to find new opportunities to take the business to the next level, I look forward to supporting these global initiatives.”
About Entertainment Studios / Allen Media Group
President and CEO Byron Allen based Entertainment studios in 1993. Based in Los Angeles, she has offices in new York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Entertainment studios owns 16 broadcast television stations affiliated with the U.S. Big-Four network and nine 24-hour HD television / streaming services serving nearly 160 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, ANIMALS.TV, COMEDIE.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV. Entertainment Studios will add its tenth network, THE WEATHER CHANNEL IN SPANISH in 2021. Entertainment Studios also owns the LOCAL NOW streaming service, powered by THE WEATHER CHANNEL and content partners, who provide real-time, hyper-local information on weather, traffic, sports and lifestyle. Entertainment studios also produces, distributes and sells advertising for 67 television shows, making it one of the largest independent producers / distributors of first-run syndicated television shows for television stations. International entertainment studios Television continues to expand the brand image and content of the ES company around the world. He currently has active license agreements and programming in South Africa, The United Arab Emirates, Australia, The Bahamas, Canada and New Zealand. With a library of over 5,000 hours of content across multiple genres, Entertainment studios delivers video content to television stations, cable television networks, mobile devices, multimedia platforms and the World Wide Web. Our mission is to deliver great programming to our viewers, online users and Fortune 500 advertising partners.
Entertainment Studios Movies is a full-service motion picture distribution company specializing in mass market commercial content. ESMP released the highest-grossing independent film of 2017, the shark thriller 47 METERS DOWN, which brought in more than $ 44.3 million. In 2018, ESMP also released the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Western. HOSTILES, the historical mystery thriller CHAPPAQUIDDICK and the rest of 47 METERS DOWN, 47 METERS DOWN: NO CAGE. The digital distribution unit of Entertainment Studios Movies, Freestyle digital media, is a leading multiplatform distributor with direct partnerships across all major cable, digital and streaming platforms. Capitalizing on a robust infrastructure, a proven track record and a seasoned sales team, Freestyle digital media is a real hotbed for independent films.
In 2016, Entertainment Studios purchased The Grio, a video-centric digital news community platform dedicated to providing African Americans with compelling stories and perspectives currently under-represented in existing national media. The Grio offers aggregated and original video packages, news articles and opinion pieces on topics such as breaking news, politics, health, business and entertainment. Originally launched in 2009, the platform was later purchased by NBC News in 2010. The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has over 20 million annual visitors.
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