Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tristan Leostar announced its deal with Olympusat to serve as its content aggregator for Olympusat's English Language Latin Themed television network in the U.S.. The new -yet-to-be- named network intends to launch in 2015 and will feature movies and series.
Tristan Leostar has a strong track record for acquiring and producing high quality independent movies. Olympusat's business strategy has always focused on delivering Latin content through new platforms. "We will continue to change the face of television programming with the launch of this new English television network with a Latin perspective while continuing to explore international distribution opportunities in selected markets." says Tom Mohler, CEO of Olympusat.
"We are now planning to maximize Olympusat's capabilities to bring an increasing variety of commercial and innovative films directly to Bi-lingual speaking viewers. Tristan Leostar is a strong aggregator to make this a successful network as we continue what has already been a productive relationship." says Maria Luz Zucchella, Olympusat's VP of Acquisitions.
Tristan Leostar will license rights to current feature films and TV series in English targeting second and third-generation Latinos who are often bilingual but speak English as their primary language. "I have watched Latin Americans struggle for a space within the film, television, and music industry for many years. By developing this new network for Olympusat, we aim to continue overcoming the stereotypes that mainstream have constructed about them." says Dina Almeida, CEO of Tristan Leostar. Sandra Avila has been tapped by Almeida to assist Tristan Leostar's Latin division in finding films.
Olympusat is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. Through it's premium Spanish-language offering, Olympusat engages more than 8 million viewers per day.Olympusat has established itself as a leader in the Latin television and media space by experiencing tremendous growth and success through its 50+ brands and networks. Olympusat's top networks include Cine Mexicano, Funimation Channel, Sorpresa, Gran Cine and the newly introduced Ultra HD Plex, which provides the Hispanic audience, for the first time, 10+ High-definition (HD) Spanish-language movie, music and entertainment channels.
For more information visit: http://olympusat.com
About Tristan Leostar:
Tristan Leostar is a multi-platform integrated media company engaged in all aspects of entertainment, specializing in the production, acquisition, and distribution of motion pictures and other entertainment across all media platforms and channels of distribution. The company's core business is content aggregation and distributes its library of film, television, and digital assets. Tristan Leostar's brand licensing division is dedicated to establishing next-generation partnerships between brands and entertainment-based intellectual properties focusing on product development, integration, extension licensing, merchandising, and retail partnerships.
For more information visit: http://www.tristanleostar.com
Source:Tristan Leostar Films