The transaction was mutually agreed by both companies following last year's acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company.
A BIG STEP FORWARD FOR BLITZ GROUP
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).
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