Kew Media to handle select Participant titles


Roma and Green Book producer Participant has signed a multi-year distribution deal with Kew Media Distribution (KMD) to handle TV and digital rights on a selection of its documentaries, films and library content.

Participant titles listed in the deal include Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc.; Emmy nominee Pressure Cooker; Sundance Award winners 3 1⁄2 Minutes, 12 Bullets and Circumstance; SXSW Festival winner The Great Invisible; and The World According To Sesame Street.

Participant CEO David Linde said: “Reaching audiences around the world is central to the success of our work, and we are thrilled to grow our network of world-class distribution partners by working with Kew.”

Jonathan Ford, EVP of sales at KMD, added: “Participant’s content really resonates with the growing voice of the ‘conscious consumer’ around the world.

“We look forward to working with them to grow that audience and to help bring global awareness to a multitude of topics through their high-end documentaries and fiction features.”

The deal was negotiated on behalf of Participant by Krista Wegener, Participant’s EVP of sales and distribution, and Danice Woodley, SVP of business and legal affairs for Participant.

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