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The Business of Entertainment

Rights Stuff is an international consultancy providing content strategy and pragmatic licensing services, including content acquisition, distribution & development with specific emphasis on maximizing the potential of ‘Rights’ and ‘Windows’ across evolving VOD, digital and traditional media

  • Strategy

    Having pioneered in the crossover between traditional and digital media from the earliest days of VOD, Rights Stuff is uniquely positioned to assist in devising strategies in the ever evolving entertainment market. Services include:

    • Content programming, planning
    • Business models
    • Business development, expansion

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  • Acquisition

    Rights Stuff is a ‘one-stop shop’ for programming, buying, rights negotiation and business affairs in traditional and digital entertainment. We help platforms find the right content and expedite pragmatic deals. Services include:

    • Content Sourcing, Curation
    • Deal Structuring, Negotiation
    • Business Affairs, Contracting

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  • Distribution

    With our market intel on evolving platforms, we point rights holders to potential buyers outside their radar screen and help them balance traditional with digital opportunities to maximize revenues. Services include:

    • Digital and ‘hybrid’’ distribution
    • Target Lists, Content Packaging
    • Agency-based ‘’Keep your IP’’

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  • Development

    We assist producers of new digital formats who are in the concept and development phase, by finding and brokering deals with alternative creative and funding partners. Services include:

    • Target lists and ‘’Matchmaking’’
    • Deal structures, deal making
    • Social media, audience engagement

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The above services apply to:

Formats: Film (Feature & Short), TV (Series, Movies), and New Digital Formats: 2nd screen, Webisode, Cross Platform and Transmedia

Platforms: Television, Film, Online, Mobile, IPTV, OTT ("Over The Top"), Connected TV and Consumer Electronics

Models: TV, Pay TV, and VOD: transactional (TVOD),  subscription (SVOD), ad-supported (AVOD) and download to own (DTO/EST), UltraVOD, Catchup

Clients: Producers, Distributors, Sales Agents; Telecom & Cable Operators; Start-Ups; Government Bodies, Industry Funds, Festivals and Media Financiers

Clients advised by us include:

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