Disney Platform Distribution

Disney Platform Distribution is a business unit within Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) that manages all third-party media sales efforts for distribution, affiliate marketing and affiliate-related business operations for all of the company's direct-to-consumer services and linear media networks; content sales agreements for General Entertainment, Studios and Sports; as well as global theatrical film distribution; management of the El Capitan Theatre and the Disney Music Group.[1][2]

Disney Platform Distribution
Formerly
  • Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises, Inc.
    (1987–93)
  • ABC Cable and International Broadcast Group, Inc.
    (1993–99)
  • Disney–ABC International Television, Inc.
    (1999–2011)
  • Disney Media Distribution
    (2011–20)
TypeSubsidiary
PredecessorBuena Vista International Television
FoundedJanuary 27, 1987; 35 years ago (1987-01-27)
Headquarters,
U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Justin Connolly (President)
ServicesFilm distribution, film promotion, music recording, music publishing
ParentDisney Media and Entertainment Distribution
DivisionsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Disney Music Group
SubsidiariesDisney–ABC Domestic Television
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Websitedisneymediadistribution.tv (Archived, has officially redirected to DMDCentral.com as of November 1, 2021.)

The company was originally established in 1987 under the Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises, Inc. name and later renamed to ABC Cable and International Broadcast Group, Inc., Disney–ABC International Television, Inc. and Disney Media Distribution. On October 12, 2020, the company was renamed to its current name.


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