Launched in 2003, Shout! Studios is a multiplatform media company specializing in film and TV distribution, development, and production. The company has evolved with the changing entertainment landscape to excel in all forms of content distribution, including theatrical, digital streaming, broadcast and in-flight licensing, physical media, and more.
Shout! Studios owns and manages a large portfolio of contemporary and classic feature films, series, animation, and documentaries. The company’s creative acquisition mandate has established it as a leading independent distributor, with partners and properties including Aardman Animations, ALF, The Carol Burnett Show, Stephen J. Cannell Productions, the Roger Corman New Horizons Pictures Library, GKIDS, ITV Studios, The Johnny Carson Show, LAIKA Studios, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (in partnership with creator Joel Hodgson), and Sesame Street, alongside many others.
Shout! Kids focuses on live-action and animated kids and family properties including anime, and the company releases genre and horror films and television shows under the Scream Factory imprint. Shout! Studios also produces, acquires, and distributes new films, and operates the acclaimed streaming service Shout! TV and its family of FAST channels.
Through home media and theatrical releases ranging from beloved TV series (Transformers, Sesame Street, Gravity Falls) to original features (The Magic Flute, Ainbo: Spirit Of The Amazon, Three Wishes For Cinderella, Dreambuilders) and popular anime, Shout! Kids has made its mark as a leader in family entertainment. Partnerships with LAIKA Studios, GKIDS, Sesame Workshop, Disney, Hasbro, and others have positioned Shout! Factory to continue to expand and innovate in the kids and family genre.Learn More
Since launching in 2012, Shout! sub-brand Scream Factory has become one of the most esteemed and well-respected authorities in cult classic horror and sci-fi films in addition to bringing new movies and original productions to a wide audience. Scream Factory has given the deluxe Collector’s Edition treatment to such favorites as The Thing, Halloween, Carrie, and Friday The 13th; released the indie phenomenon The Babadook; and taken on original productions and theatrical releases such as Fender Bender, Bite, and Masquerade.Learn More
Debuting in 2015, Shout! TV is a digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. Shout! TV offers an unrivaled blend of original programming and TV shows and movies curated from major studios, independent producers and its own distinctive entertainment library. Content is available on demand as well as on a number of FAST channels that feature Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Carol Burnett Show, Farscape, ALF, and more.Learn More
Mystery Science Theater 3000
For more than 30 years, the award-winning comedy television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 has been known as one of the best cult TV shows in history. The story of human hosts and their robot sidekicks trapped aboard a satellite and forced to watch cheesy movies by their captors, MST3K has maintained its reputation thanks largely to its devoted fan base, known as MSTies. Shout! Studios owns the Mystery Science Theater 3000 library in partnership with creator Joel Hodgson.Learn More