Lionsgate, Hemisphere, Televisa launch OTT film platform for US Hispanics | OTT | News | Rapid TV News
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Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched Pantaya, a Spanish-language over-the-top (OTT) service which will exclusively air content from Pantelion, Televisa and the Lionsgate group.

pantelion 03 august 2017The video-on-demand (VOD) service will feature a large selection of Spanish-language blockbusters from Latin America and Hollywood.  The film service's slate will be complemented by documentaries, concerts and other original premium content.

"This platform is the next logical step in Lionsgate's track record of serving the Hispanic consumer with high-end premium content through our Pantelion Films venture with Televisa,” said Lionsgate CEO, Jon Feltheimer. “Pantaya is positioned to become a compelling value proposition for Spanish-language and bilingual audiences across the country.”

In addition to first run access to all of Pantelion's releases, Pantaya will feature monthly films released along with their debut in Latin American theatres. Besides, Pantaya’s catalogue will include contemporary Latin American hits from Hemisphere's portfolio, classic titles featuring Latino icons, and films from Lionsgate's 16,000-title library dubbed in Spanish.

“With our focus on exclusive premium content, our knowledge of the Hispanic consumer, and the breadth of our offering, we are positioned to deliver an OTT service to Spanish-language and bilingual consumers that is second to none,” CEO of both Pantelion Films and Pantaya, Paul Presburger.

The VOD service is available under subscription through the web and on iOS, Android and the Roku platform in the U.S. and Puerto Rico as well as to Prime members on Amazon Channels in the US.