Tag Archives: Lionsgate

Alianza Capitales launches new TVOD OTT in Costa Rica with titles from the main companies in the industry

Costa Rican company Alianza Capitales has launched a new OTT, which it called Soy.TV. The platform works under the TVOD model, and brings together an on demand content catalog from the main film production companies in the industry, including Sony, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Metro Goldwyn Mayer -recently acquired by Amazon-, Lionsgate, and others. Up [...]

Disney agrees with Lionsgate and will pay almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Brazil

Brazilian website UOL has reported this last Monday, August 9th, that The Walt Disney Company and Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay and the premium TV network Starz, have finally run an agreement so that Disney can use the Star and Star+ brands in Brazil. Up to now, neither company has officially expressed itself [...]

Disney offers almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star+’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, The Walt Disney Company has offered itself to pay R$ 50 million (about USD 9.6 million) to the premium TV network Starz (Lionsgate), with the aim of to solving the existing legal dispute between both companies for the use of the Star and Star+ [...]

Starz manages to ban Disney to use the ‘Star’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the US company Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay, available in several Latin American markets, and the premium TV network Starz, got a new favorable verdict by the Brazilian Justice , which prevents Disney from using the Star and Star+ brands in the [...]

Disney to be able to use the ‘Star’ brand for its new OTT in Brazil

Brazilian Justice  has officially announced this last Thursday, June 24th that it has finally allowed The Walt Disney Company to use the Star brand to launch its new SVOD OTT in the country after, days ago, the Lionsgate company, focused on distributing film and TV content, and owner of the US premium channels network Starz [...]

Starz sues Disney for using the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

According to the information reported by the US specialized website The Wrap, Lionsgate, focused on distributing films and TV content, and owner of the US premium TV network Starz and the SVOD OTT Starzplay, has filed this last Monday, June 7th trademark infringement lawsuits against The Walt Disney Company in the Argentine, Brazilian and Mexican [...]

Starzplay shoots its first Latin American original production in Mexico

The SVOD OTT Starzplay (Lionsgate) has announced last week that it is shooting Señorita 89, its first Latin American original production, which is taking place in different Mexican cities, and will be available in Spanish, with local actors. The series, an original production from Starzplay and Pantaya, will last eight episodes and is co-produced by [...]

Hemisphere Media Group acquires 100% of SVOD OTT Pantaya

US-based Hemisphere Media Group announced it has acquired the remaining 75% of SVOD OTT Pantaya, aimed at Hispanic audiences in the US, that it did not already own from Lionsgate. According to the information reported, the transaction was made for about USD 124 million in cash. In a very short period of time, Pantaya has [...]

Starzplay launches in Argentina and Chile as D2C

Starz (Lionsgate) has announced this Wednesday, October 29th, the launch of the StarzPlay app direct to the consumer in Argentina and Chile, including plans for new launches in more countries during the rest of the year. After first launching the Starzplay app internationally last year, we are excited to expand our direct-to-consumer app in Argentina [...]