BEST DISTRIBUTOR IN GERMAN RENTAL MARKET 2011: STUDIOCANAL
As the first independent film distributor STUDIOCANAL Germany has won the award “Distributor of the Year”. Ulrich Höcherl, Chief editor of “Videomarkt”, handed the award to Jan Rickers, Executive Vice President STUDIOCANAL Home Entertainment, and Hans Wenzke, Head of Sales Rental STUDIOCANAL Home Entertainment.
Jan Rickers: „The success is based on different points. Firstly, it has...
STUDIOCANAL RECEIVED 2 AWARDS AT THE CÉRÉMONIE DES GRANDS PRIX DE LA VIDÉO ET DE LA VOD (VIDEO AND VOD AWARDS CEREMONY) THAT TOOK PLACE IN PARIS ON MARCH 19TH.
BORGIA was awarded Best sales for international TV series, with over 48000 copies sold.
Jean-Hugues Anglade received the prize for Best sales for French TV series, awarded to BRAQUO 2, close to 60000 sales to this day.
A STUDIOCANAL FILM FOR THE OPENING OF THE NEXT FESTIVAL DE CANNES
MOONRISE KINGDOM is the new film of the American Wes Anderson. Distributed in France by STUDIOCANAL, it will open the 65th Festival de Cannes on May 16th 2012.
The casting is impressive: Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton. The film will for sure be one the highlights of the French Festival.
Synopsis : The story is set in the 1960s, in a New England island town. A young...
WHEN PIGS HAVE WINGS WON A CÉSAR FOR THE BEST FIRST FILM
WHEN PIGS HAVE WINGS by Sylvain Estibal won a César for the best first film, amongst the about sixty first films released in 2011. STUDIOCANAL co-produced it and handles all the rights.
The film gathered around 300.000 viewers in cinemas and the critic loved it. WHEN PIGS HAVE WINGS is now available on DVD.
It should be noted that the Cesar award ceremony, broadcasted live by CANAL+, broke...
STUDIOCANAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT GERMANY AWARDED “RENTAL DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR”
It is a great success for STUDIOCANAL. The German home entertainment division has been awarded “Rental distributor of the year” for their outstanding success in 2011. The price is awarded by the trade magazine VideoMarkt and a jury of selected home video merchants.
As one jury member comments, “They simply had the best titles”. In fact, STUDIOCANAL’s video releases for “The Mechanic”, “The Next Three Days”, “Unknown Identity” and “The Tourist” (the latter wholly financed by STUDIOCANAL’s international production arm) all took top ten spots in the rental video charts. No other studio did better.
STUDIOCANAL is also the first independent studio ever to take home the award since it was established in 1991. In terms of market share, STUDIOCANAL came in third with a market share of 10% behind Sony Pictures and Warner.