Greenlight Media has successfully sold additional licenses to the hit documentary “Earth” to Scandinavia. The film company Shaw Rentners acquired the movie theater, video and TV rights for Denmark and Finland from the makers of Deep Blue and Earth for a total term of seven years.
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At the International Film Festival in Berlin Greenlight Media managing directors Nikolaus Weil and Stefan Beiten sold the film rights to Deep Blue to Cinema Jenin, managed by successful director Marcus Vetter, until year 2016. “Movies for peace” – this is the claim made by the initiative Cinema Jenin. With help from numerous public and private…
Forget Depp and Maguire. Step aside Knightley and Dunst. Here are the big beasts tipped to transfix film fans later this year. Earth, the cinematic spin-off of the award-winning BBC television series Planet Earth, stars three families of polar bears, elephants and whales. The 90-minute film shows the extraordinary bond between mothers and their newborn…
Earth, the high-end BBC/Greenlight Media documentary feature, will get its German big -screen roll-out via RTL’s Universum Film, the company announced at the Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin. BBC Worldwide and Greenlight yesterday signed a major deal with Universum to distribute the feature-length movie in German-speaking territories, including Germany, Austria and Luxembourg. The US$15m 90-minute…
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 Jesus-Christus-Kirche in Berlin’s tony Dahlem district was the venue for Sunday’s recording session by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra for the BBC Worldwide and Greenlight Media feature-length natural history documentary, “Earth.” Helmed by Alastair Fothergill, “Earth” follows polar bears, elephants and humpback whales as they face a migratory existence in a world that is fast-changing….
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.
The film company CMS Content Corporation acquired the film rights to Earth for Taiwan. Under the terms of the agreement the makers of the film, Nikolaus Weil and Stefan Beiten, licensed the movie theater, video and TV rights to the distributor for eight years.
Patrick Stewart will narrate the English-language version of the upcoming feature documentary “Earth,” which is being co-produced by BBC Worldwide and Greenlight Media. “Earth,” which is due for theatrical release this fall, tracks three animal families — polar bears, elephants and hump-backed whales — on epic journeys across the world’s most demanding and spectacular landscapes….
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.
“Film making is our passion! That’s why we are excited that for almost two decades, our film and television productions have thrilled people of all ages all over the world.”
– Nikolaus Weil, Greenlight Media GmbH