A Closer Look

Over 30 years of experience in the global film, television and video distribution business, building a reputation for quality and integrity.

Headquarters

  • Headquarters in the New York metropolitan area, one of the largest media markets in the world
  • 3,000 square-foot office building, including conference room, screening room, multiple edit rooms and office suites, a private club level, employee cafe, private parking lot, sculpture garden, and garret apartment

Finance

  • The company maintains accounts with major financial institutions that can efficiently process international wire transfers
  • The company partners with Tipalti, a state-of-the-art Payments Processing Platform, to process monthly royalty payments, and to manage double-taxation (DTT) withholding tax (WHT) compliance with U.S. government laws and IRS regulations
  • The company maintains a positive cash flow and zero debt, to consistently meet payroll, royalty, commission and overhead obligations
  • Foreign jurisdiction tax management
  • Collection of license fees and royalties and distribution of partner revenue shares, royalties and commissions
  • Management of deal servicing cash flow
  • Annual distribution of 1099s to U.S.-based partners and independent contractors, and 1042s to foreign payees
  • The company maintains a revolving 7 figure investment fund to pursue content acquisitions and development

Risk Management

  • The company maintains liability insurance on its tangible property and physical assets
  • The company maintains Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) insurance on its entire portfolio of content

Deal Servicing & Support

  • Management support throughout deal negotiations by a global sales team
  • Invoicing and global revenue collection
  • Country-specific documentation and government taxation forms
  • Tech evaluation and delivery/ingest to platforms and clients of properly-encoded video and audio files, closed-caption files, transcripts, music cue sheets, metadata, artwork, publicity kits, etc.

Marketing Support

  • Company websites and Youtube channels
  • Social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Promotional materials (design of key art packages, Powerpoint/Keynote pitch decks/PDFs)
  • In-house production of trailers, teasers, branding videos
  • Presence at global content markets and film festivals throughout the year, both physical and virtual

Legal

  • Negotiation and execution of all distribution agreements and license agreements
  • Intellectual property engagement with entertainment law firms in New York, Washington DC, and Toronto

Content Acquisitions & Production

  • Sourcing new content and negotiating distribution and license agreements favorable to the company, often in competition with much larger companies
  • Paying license fees and minimum royalty guarantees to acquire quality content in a competitive environment
  • Maintaining ongoing relationships with over 400 producers and content partners
  • Investment in the development of new IPs, and in the production of English-language versioning of high-profile foreign-language content

Rights Management

  • Investments, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance of the company's proprietary rights management and royalty payment database solution, designed to ingest inbound revenue reports and generate outbound reports to our content partners.

Data Insights

  • Ongoing data analysis on the performance of our 23,000 hours of content across multiple digital video platforms around the world

Servers & Facilities

  • Archiving and maintenance of master and mezzanine files (video, audio, metadata, captions, publicity, transcripts, music cues, artwork, etc.)
  • In-house DROBO and EVO networked work station servers (RAID NAS) for the secure storage of video and data files
  • Off-site data backup servers (AWS, Molten, Apple iCloud, Google Workspace, Vimeo, Crashplan)
  • IT network security contractor on-call for maintenance and troubleshooting of routers and servers
  • Storage of digital video files at cloud-based AWS edge location servers worldwide
  • High-speed fiber-optic internet access with multiple IP addresses
  • Multiple WiFi zones and internet access points, Cisco Meraki routers with advanced security
  • Dedicated file transfer solutions (Signiant Media Shuttle, Molten) for secure, high-speed inbound and outbound data transfers
  • Company website built with state-of-the-art CraftCMS content management system

Join us!

Are you ready to monetize your content across the world's major digital platforms? Or to have it distributed to broadcast and PayTV networks and channels around the world? At Janson Media, we are always looking for quality, engaging content across a wide range of genres. If you want to be one of our Content Partners, let us hear from you.

Submit your content here!