TOONZ ANIMATION TIES UP WITH EXCEL HOME ENTERTAINMENT FOR DVD RELEASES
Trivandrum: Toonz Animation, one of south India’s top animation studio, has joined hands with Excel Home Entertainment to release a whole new range of DVDs which includes popular in-house titles and a handpicked selection of Marvel titles. Hanuman The Immortal 2, Howzzattt, Jil Jil Genie Movies, Freefonix, Life On the Block, Speed Racer, Wolverine & The X-Men, Brady’s Beasts, Finley The Fire Engine, Gofrette and 7 Marvel titles which Toonz distributes namely— Doctor Strange, Dragonlance, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, Planet Hulk, The Invincible Iron Man, Thor, Ultimate Avengers, are now available in over 500 retail and online stores across India.
The top 10 stores that they are available in are Crossword (West-centric), Landmark (Nationwide), Rhythm House (Mumbai), Movies & More (Mumbai, Bangalore & Pune), Crossword-Franchises (Pune, Ahmedabad & Baroda), Starmark (Kolkata), Music Land (Delhi & Noida), Calypso (Bangalore), Planet M (Nationwide), Sangeet Sagar (Hyderabad) and many more.
“It is great associating and representing India’s best animation studio on the Home Entertainment format and especially with the Marvel range of products we get access to from Toonz, it only adds so much more to our wide portfolio of children animation content and our expertise distributing the same. Working with Toonz is a delight and we look forward to a very long and prolific association with them,” said Muslim Kapasi, CEO of Excel Home Entertainment, a pioneer in home video entertainment.
The DVDs are also up for sale on sites such as Amazon.in, Flipkart, Snapdeal, ebay.in, Infibeam, etc. All Toonz titles are singularly sold at Rs.299 per Volume per DVD and Marvel titles at Rs.399 per Volume per DVD. Excel Home Entertainment will release some of the best sellers on Blu-ray soon.
Speaking on the partnership, Mr Jayakumar, CEO, Toonz, said, “Toonz has full confidence that they have joined hands with the right partner since Excel comes with years of expertise in digital media distribution. This is sure to help our content reach a much wider spectrum of audience.”