Keywords Studios acquires Vancouver-based Descriptive Video Works

September 13, 2019

On June 12, 2019, Keywords Studios, an international games, technology and media developer, completed its acquisition of Vancouver, BC, Canada-based Descriptive Video Works (“DVW”), a provider of audio description services for broadcast and over the top (OTT) streamed programming, feature films, documentaries and live action series and an approved Netflix Post-Production Partner (NP3) for English Audio Description Services.

Founded in 1998 as a localization service provider to the business software market, Keywords Studios works as external development partner enabling leading content creators and publishers to leverage their expertise and capacity across the lifecycle of interactive content.

Miller Thomson advised Keywords Studios on this transaction with a team led by Philipp Park, and including Philippe St-Louis, Nabil Virji and Elissa Brock (Corporate/M&A).