Partnership will deliver full-service production resources to NYC Market along with new jobs and economic growth to Downtown Brooklyn with a new TV Production Service Hub
Brooklyn, NY – HITN, the first non-commercial, Spanish-language media company that delivers educational programming to more than 42 million homes nationwide on satellite and cable, has entered into a new partnership agreement with Imagina US, a leading production and broadcast company for the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. The partnership will leverage HITN’s 20,000 plus sq. ft. studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Downtown Brooklyn with spectacular views of the Manhattan Freedom Tower and the Williamsburg Bridge, with Imagina US’s 20-year track record in technical, production and audiovisual expertise, to provide a one-stop shop for production, post-production and network origination services to serve broadcast and production clients in the New York City area.
“This has been an incredible year for HITN and this new partnership with Imagina US represents another milestone in HITN’s evolution. In addition to the educational and cultural programing HITN has provided for years, it will soon also offer high-quality, full-service production resources to the truly diverse market that is New York City,” said Mike Nieves, President and CEO of HITN. “This partnership also aligns with HITN’s commitment to our local community by delivering yet another important project to the ever growing Downtown Brooklyn area and by presenting career opportunities to our young neighbors who are interested in working in the media industry.”
“By entering into this strategic partnership with HITN, Imagina US continues to expand its presence in an important market and it will open new doors to clients and communities,” said Irantzu Diez-Gamboa, President of Imagina US. “We are proud of the exceptional group of professionals we have to manage HITN’s broadcast and production needs as well as those of third party clients in the New York area.”
Imagina US is the Americas division of Imagina Group, a European leader in the entertainment industry, focused on providing the best audiovisual one-stop-shop, covering clients’ production, post-production, technical and commercial needs. Imagina US, founded in 1999, is a pioneer production company in the US Hispanic TV industry and a key partner for the successful development and distribution of audiovisual content. Imagina US had revenue of approximately $54 million in 2015; its service portfolio includes: content production, post-production, management and TV rights acquisition, distribution and broadcast of TV networks, among others. For more info: http://www.imaginaus.com/
HITN-TV es la compañía líder de medios en idioma español, enfocada en programación educativa y cultural para toda la familia. Alcanza a más de 44 millones a través de los EE. UU. y Puerto Rico por DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Comcast, Charter Spectrum, Frontier Mediacom, CenturyLink Prism, y Cablevision. Para más información, visite www.hitn.org