STUDIOCANAL ACCELERATES ITS DEVELOPMENT IN TV PRODUCTION
STUDIOCANAL is greatly accelerating its development in TV series production by announcing investments in several independent companies that are home to some of the most recognisable European talent in the industry.
These investments concern Spanish company BAMBÚ PRODUCCIONES, a company based in Madrid of which STUDIOCANAL is acquiring 33%, URBAN MYTH FILMS in London (20%), and SUNNYMARCH TV also based in London (20%). Each deal includes distribution agreements.
STUDIOCANAL FURTHER STRENGTHENS ITS INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR HARLAN COBEN LAUNCHES INDIE WITH RED PRODUCTION COMPANY
ELIZABETH TROTMAN APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF STUDIOCANAL AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
HEIDI SETS AN ALL-TIME RECORD FOR A GERMAN-LANGUAGE FILM
Following an excellent box office when it opened in Germany on 10 December, 2015, HEIDI, directed by Alain Gsponer and starring Bruno Ganz and Anuk Steffen, also got off to a great start in France.
By the end of its first week in theaters, HEIDI had set an all-time box-office record for a German-language film when released in France, with 262,095 tickets sold over a total of 353 copies.
In German-speaking Europe, HEIDI has already attracted more than 1.75 million viewers. HEIDI was produced by Uli Putz and Jakob Claussen at Claussen+Putz Filmproduktion and Lukas Hobi and Reto Schaerli of Zodiac Pictures in coproduction with STUDIOCANAL.
STUDIOCANAL is responsible for worldwide distribution. HEIDI has already been sold to 45 countries.