Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment
|Type||Division of Gaiam|
111 Universal Hollywood Drive
|Products||Motion pictures, television programs|
|Parent||Universal Music Group Distribution (2006-2012)
Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment (formerly known as Vivendi Entertainment and Vivendi Visual Entertainment) is an independent film, television, DVD and digital distribution company operating in the United States and Canada. It is also a distribution partner for independent content providers.
The company has provided sales, marketing, and distribution services to studios such as The Weinstein Company, World Wrestling Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company, Salient Media, NFL Films, Shout! Factory, Hallmark Channel, Indomina Releasing, Nasser Entertainment, Event Film, RHI Entertainment, Polychrome Pictures, Sid and Marty Krofft, Eagle Rock Entertainment, Blowtorch Entertainment, Mill Creek Entertainment, Cookie Jar Entertainment, DIC, Palisades Tartan, Palm Pictures, Nelvana, Razor & Tie, Dargaud Media, Pure Flix Entertainment, Codeblack Entertainment, Melee Entertainment, Dimension Extreme and Genius Products.
Vivendi Entertainment was originally a division of Universal Music Group Distribution, which in turn is a subsidiary of Vivendi. On April 3, 2012, it was acquired from them by Gaiam and merged with its home entertainment division, renaming the combined subsidiary Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment.