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ABOUT SHOUT! FACTORY
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
ABOUT RIKI GROUP
The Riki Group is the leading Russian company in the field of creation, management, licensing and promotion of the animation media brands for the family audience. Today the Riki Group is working on the development of the following business areas: animation, licensing of consumer goods, multimedia, publishing of books and magazines, and also franchising. The Riki Group consists of licensing agency «Marmelad Media”, Producer Centre Riki, Animation Studio “Petersburg”, publishing house “Umnaya Masha” (i.e. “Clever Mary”), “New media” company, graphic and industrial design studio, franchising chain “Club of Kikoriki’ friends” and specialized licensing trend-bureau in the sphere of fashion, art and lifestyle – Riki Fashion. The main activity of “Marmelad Media” licensing agency is selling of licenses for the usage of popular media-brand characters in the production of consumer goods and promotion activities within the territory of Russia, CIS, Europe and China. “360 degrees” technique is applied while working with the brands. The Riki Group portfolio includes supra successful Russian animation brands “Kikoriki”, “Kikoriki. Team Invisible”, “Kikoriki. The Legend of the Golden Dragon”, “Kikoriki. Dejavu”, “PINCODE”, “The Fixies”, as well as the main animation news of 2015 – “Babyriki” and “Tina & Tony”. “Marmelad Media” licensing agency is working with over 100 licensees that produce more than 6000 SKUs within 40 product categories. There is a franchising chain “Kikoriki” which consists of 33 shops and child centers across Russia.