About Entertainment One

More than 35,000 film and television titles, 2,800 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.

What We Do

Our History

Experience in Every Part of Ownership and Distribution.  From roots as a Canadian record and tape retailer to a global leader in content, Entertainment One has touched nearly every step of acquisition, production and distribution for film, television and music. Today, Entertainment One has grown beyond its modest record store roots bringing film and music to regions around the world.

  • 2013: Extends reach into Spain and expands film business in Canada and the UK through acquisition of Alliance Films



  • 2012: Expands Film and Television businesses in the UK and Europe

     
  • 2011: Acquires Hopscotch to expand footprint in Australia and New Zealand

     
  • 2011: Signs exclusive five-year licensing deal with LOVEFILM, owned by Amazon.com, Inc.

     
  • 2010: Signs 3-year US broadcast deal with Nick Jr. For “Peppa Pig” in the US

     
  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into Germany

     
  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into Scandinavia and South Africa

     
  • 2010: Expands film distribution activities into France

     
  • 2010: Steps up from AIM to standard listing on main market of London Stock Exchange

     
  • 2009: Announces multi-territory film and TV content deal with iTunes

     
  • 2008: Acquires and unites Canadian TV producer Barna-Alper and Blueprint Entertainment, film sales and distribution company Oasis Pictures, and film and TV distributor Maximum

     
  • 2008: Acquires Benelux independent film distributor RCV Entertainment BV

     
  • 2007: Acquires Canadian film distributor and entertainment rights owner Seville Entertainment Inc.

     
  • 2007: Acquires UK TV distributor Contender Entertainment Group

     
  • 2007: Lists on AIM

     
  • 2005: Acquires Koch Entertainment, enhancing distribution reach to the United States

     
  • 2005: Changes name to Entertainment One Income Fund

     
  • 2003: Lists on the Toronto Stock Exchange as ROW Entertainment Income Fund

     
  • 2001: Extends CD and DVD business to Internet retailers

     
  • 1980: Expands distribution to video

     
  • Late 1970s: Distributes recorded music to other Canadian Retailers

     
  • 1973: Begins as Records on Wheels in Ontario, Canada