Universum Film in Munich, a German subsidiary of RTL/Bertelsmann, will bring the hit documentary Earth by BBC Wordwide/Greenlight Media to movie theaters in Germany, Austria, Southern Tyrolia, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. The makers of Earth and Deep Blue, Nikolaus Weil and Stefan Beiten, agreed to a license term of 10 years.
The Hungarian film distributor Budapest Film acquired the movie theater, video and TV rights to the sequel production of Deep Blue, Earth. Greenlight Media and BBC Worldwide licensed the rights to Budapest Film for the next 10 years.
The spectacular, feature length documentary, Deep Blue, produced by BBC Worldwide and Greenlight Media, achieved massive audiences in Germany during its opening weekend (30th Jan) The screen average for the movie (based on the number of prints in the market and box office sales) beat the Hollywood hits Lost In Translation, Open Range, Finding Nemo,…
Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group, formerly Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group, acquired the rights to Earth for the next 15 years. Starting in 2009 the entertainment giant will bring the hit documentary of BBC Worldwide and Greenlight Media to movie theaters in the United States and Canada under the label “Disney Nature.” In addition, the group acquired the…
A subsidiary of the entertainment group USEN Corporation Gaga Communications just became the official distributor of Earth in Japan. Under the agreement reached with Greenlight Media producers Nikolaus Weil and Stefan Beiten the Japanese company acquired the movie theater, video and TV rights for Japan for the next 20 years.
The Canadian media company Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation acquired the movie theater, video and TV rights to the BBC Worldwide/Greenlight Media theatrical film production Earth for the next 25 years for the regions of Great Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Berlin-based Greenlight Media licensed the rights to the BBC Worldwide/Greenlight Media documentary hit Earth to the film distributor and movie theater operator Lev Cinemas Ltd. in Tel Aviv, Israel, for the next 10 years.
Greenlight Media executives Nikolaus Weil and Stefan Beiten reached an agreement with Frenetic Films licensing to the Swiss film distributor the movie theater, video and TV rights to Earth for the next seven years for the German-speaking and French-speaking parts of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Frenetic Films is one of the leading independent film distributors in Switzerland, and in the past…
After first acquiring the rights to the earlier documentary hit Deep Blue, the successful Spanish film distributor and production company Wanda Division has now also acquired the movie theater, video and TV rights to the sequel production Earth until the year 2020.
Using the most advanced technology and methods in film making, EARTH takes the audience on a tour around the planet we live on, but know so little about. Narrated by Patrick Stewart, the documentary takes us on a global journey into the lives and plight of three separate animals on different sides of the Earth….