MIPTV: Richard Hartogs, VP Acquisitions, Landmark Media 011 44 754 021 2200
MIPTV:Cassie M. Yde, President TVSCO at 1.407.252.7386.
U.S.: Peter Hartogs, VP New Business & Development, Landmark Media 1.703.241.2030
(Cannes, France) Monday, April 12, 2010 -- Landmark Media, one of the leading educational distribution companies in the U.S. Monday announced the acquisition of Eco-Company, a13-part environmental series from The Television Syndication Company based in Orlando, Florida into its diverse library of high quality educational content.
Eco Company profiles individual teens and organizations who are making a difference in the environment. Inspirational stories are showcase teens that have made a commitment to being green and having an mpact on their schools and communities.
"Landmark Media is the perfect home for Eco Company to be distributed. They have been doing this for many years and will be able to continue to target those who are teaching our youngsters about environmental issues. We couldn't be more pleased." said Cassie Yde, President of TVSCO. Eco Company currently is thriving in international distribution, with deals currently in place in New Zealand, Hong Kong and the Middle East.
"We're grateful Cassie and her company has entrusted us with this great series. This program fits us perfectly and complements our list of green shows for all ages." said Joan M. Hartogs, executive vice-president and co-owner of Landmark Media. "There continues to be a great need for environmental shows for all ages, especially when Americans need to be more and more creative and flexible in this a time when every educational dollar is being competed for."
Landmark Media continues to re-invent itself and represents the progressive forward thinking in the educational world. Landmark Media expects a big week in Cannes, "We're excited to see what else we will find that might fit into our ever-growing mold." said Hartogs.