Official description via Alliance Entertainment:
The artistry of Weta Workshop Collectibles is set to reach a larger global audience following the announcement that Alliance Entertainment has exclusive wholesale distribution rights for business to business distribution of their products.
The partnership means Alliance Entertainment has exclusive distribution rights for collectibles from the New Zealand-based company to fans and collectors across North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, The Middle East and African territories from 15 February 2021.
Weta Workshop Acting Head of Consumer Products, Kelly Tyson said she was thrilled Weta Workshop’s collectibles could now be enjoyed by even more collectors and film fans across the world.
“Collectors love Weta Workshop’s film work, and the same artistry we bring to film is in our collectibles. From limited edition made-to-scale figures and prop replicas from Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, to mini and micro vinyl collectibles from The Dark Crystal, District 9, Ghostbusters and Middle-earth, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products.
“We aim to provide the same level of care to our distribution and Alliance Entertainment delivers that. They have a fantastic reputation due to their vast experience and distribution reach. Their decades of experience mean our customers will be looked after no matter where they live,” Tyson said.
“We are incredibly excited to bring our partnership with WETA Workshop to a new level” commented Tony Moyers, Alliance Entertainment’s VP of Consumer Products. “WETA Workshop brings a passion and creativity to their products that have made them a favorite of collectible fans worldwide and Alliance Entertainment intends to give more customers than ever before access to WETA’s magical world.”
About Weta Workshop
For over 25 years the Workshop has applied its craftsmanship to blockbuster films including The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, Avatar, Blade Runner 2049, and most recently, Mulan. This Academy Award®-winning design and physical effects facility is also an international tourist destination, producer of collectibles, and creator of immersive location-based experiences.
About Entertainment Alliance
With a history of over 30 years as the largest distributor of home entertainment products in the world, Alliance Entertainment delivers superior service, selection and technology to the world’s leading retail customers. Alliance Entertainment manages an In-Stock physical inventory of 654,000+ products, including CDs, Vinyl LPs, DVDs, Blu-rays, Video Games, Toys, Collectibles, Turntables, Headphones, Housewares, Vinyl Accessories and more. Via their state of the art 800,000+ square foot Distribution Center in Shepherdsville, KY, they provide distribution and fulfilment services to key retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Books-A-Million, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Target, and Walmart along with more than 10,000 unique customers, shipping to over 15,000 locations throughout the world.