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BLITZ GROUP BECOMES A THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTOR OF DISNEY

By Retail SEE Group / February 10, 2020

Blitz Group has become a theatrical distributor of the complete Disney line-up for Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia and Albania, following a major acquisition. 

On the 1st of January, Blitz Group acquired the Croatian film distribution company 2i Film d.o.o.  

The transaction was mutually agreed by both companies following last year's acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. 

Blitz Group is a long-time Fox distributor while 2i Film has a long-standing relationship with Disney, as its theatrical distributor. 

A BIG STEP FORWARD FOR BLITZ GROUP 

Blitz Group started 2020 off on a high note, becoming a theatrical distributor of Disney for five SEE countries. 

The portfolio includes the following Disney brands: Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm Ltd, Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, 20th Century Fox (now rebranded as “20th Century Studies) and Fox Searchlight Pictures (rebranded as “Searchlight Pictures”), as well as Blue Sky Studios. 

The acquisition will allow Blitz Group to delight its audience with the latest content made by the authors of famous blockbusters and franchises such as Star Wars, Frozen, Lion King and Avengers.  

As a result, the Group will be able to reinforce its position as a leading content distributor in the region. 

ABOUT 2i FILM

2i Film is one of the most innovative film distributors in Croatia and the region. It is known for its successful cooperation with Disney and for being a distributor of numerous independent films and some of the highest-grossing local films such as the "Koko" franchise. 

ABOUT BLITZ GROUP

Blitz Group is the largest distributor of film and audiovisual content in the region.

In addition to its foreign partnerships, Blitz Group cooperates strongly with local film producers, promoting local titles in the region. 

The company is also the exclusive theatrical distributor of Warner Bros. Pictures International and Paramount Pictures International/UIP. 

Since its inception in 1992, Blitz Group has been developing activity ties and today the Group distributes a wide variety of content in the region to cinemas, digital media, and broadcasters. 

The company is the co-founding partner of Blitz-CineStar, a network of multiplex cinemas that was recognized as The 2019 International Exhibitor of the Year by the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC). 

Read more about the expansion of Blitz-CineStar in the region here. 

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