YOKO – Rating: besonders wertvoll
The Filmbewertungsstelle (FBW) Germany has given YOKO a rating of „besonders wertvoll“ and has written the following statement: the filmadaption oft he successful children’s novel series of KNISTER of the cuddly Yeti Yoko excites with inventiveness, suspense suitable for children and lots of humour. If the icehut or the home of Pia – the set design is puzzled out with a great love for detail and therefore there is always something new to discover. And as the villains are not only mean but even more sappy. the fun factor is high! But at first place the film is about friendship crossing borders and cultures, that can help to overcome problems, big and small.
An enchanting theatrial adventure with a fluffy hero to cuddle that also adults enjoy!
And also the admissions on the, normally weak, release day for children’s films shows a great trend: already 13.000 viewers watched the adventures oft he fluffy Yeti on Thursday.
We press thumbs!
TRENK, THE LITTLE KNIGHT celebrating success
The first season of the 13parts animation series for ZDF: TRENK, THE LITTLE KNIGHT was broadcasted in April 2011 on ZDF and KIKA with great audience ratings.
The success has given proof to ZDF’s previous decision, to greenlight the 2nd season that is already in production with coproduction partner WunderWerk and will be delivered in spring 2012.
The big adventures of little knight TRENK will be also developed as a 2D animated theatrical film, which will be seen German screens in 2013. A must for all small big knight-story-fans!
NEW FILMS in development!
blue eyes will go romantic in 2012! Together with Maike Haas, Corinna Mehner has developed a Romantic Comedy: BRIDES! involves everything from relationships, to marriages and the uncountable trials and tribulations while searching for THE right partner. For that the authors Kit Hopkins and Thilo Röscheisen draw a blunt arch through our society and its big and small problems round about the hunt for the best mate.
And also the young viewers can look forward to a new theatrical adventure made by blue eyes: based on the novel by Klaus Kordon blue eyes narrates the story of an unlikely friendship between a poor and a rich boy in India. One can look forward to a lot of suspense, adventure and humour in front of an authentic backdrop of the Indian society of today’s time!
MONSUN BOY will be shot as a German – Indian Coproduction.
LILLY THE WITCH’s TRAVEL TO MANDOLAN on DVD
On 17th February 2011 LILLY THE WITCH – the Journey to Mandolan was released in German and
Austrian cinemas – now the second adventure of our courageous WITCH LILLY is also available on DVD.
In LILLY THE WITCH – the Journey to Mandolan Lilly and Hector travel to the magic country Mandolan. This has to be saved from malicious rulers and Lilly has to find the reason for a bewitched Throne. Will she manage to free Mandolan together with her new friend the street kid Musa? Let yourself be taken by surprise and look forward to a fantastic new adventure!
More info on the official film webpage:
The new Family Entertainment project of blue eyes Fiction! On day the little Yeti YOKO suddenly appears in the tree house of 11 year old Pia. YOKO took refuge from the malicious big game hunter Thor van Sneider, who accidently got hold oft he little Yeti. Pia´s new friend impresses her with supernatural powers and a peculiar sense of humor. But the small Yeti from the icy Himalajas can’t handle our climate – the unusual heat and spectacular chases tear all life energy from him.. YOKO hast to return home immediately – but Sneider has different plans...
Like LILLY THE WITCH the project will be realized as a life action film with an animated character. And again the film is based onto a book series by famous children’s author.
LILLY’S NEW ADVENTURE
On 18th August 2009 the first slate was shot for LILLY THE WITCH – THE JOURNEY TO MANDOLAN (WT). This time Lilly and Hector are travelling into the pearl of an oriental fairytale land - Mandolan, which they have to safe from the evil hands of grand vezier and his malicious magician. Will Lilly, Hector and their new friends from Mandolan finally succeed? It will be a big surprise – look forward to a fantastic new adventure!
We will be delighted to welcome you in the theatres in January 2011!
LILLY THE WITCH CONQUERS EUROPE!
Up to present date our Walt Disney Franchise has attracted 1.2 Mio. visitors and had a great release in the Co-production country Spain. With more than 400.000 viewers LILLY THE WITCH is one of the most successful movies in Spain of the last years.
In the Netherlands LILLY THE WITCH started very successfully with a synchronized language version and just recently started in France.
Many more releases and TV-Premieres are scheduled, as the Family Entertainment adventure was sold in more than 50 countries!
LAURELS FOR LILLY THE WTICH - THE DRAGON AND THE MAGIC BOOK
After a highly successful theatrical release the first part of the Walt Disney Franchise LILLY THE WTICH - THE DRAGON AND THE MAGIC BOOK has gathered many awards throughout Europe.
Nomination for German Filmprize
After the Nomination for the German Filmprize in the categories for the best Children- and Youthfilm, best Directing and best Filmscore for Klaus Badelt, Lilly’s first cinema adventure was able to win three trophies on the well-known Filmfestival GOLDENER SPATZ.
Festival Goldener Spatz
On Germany’s most important Children Filmfestival LILLY THE WITCH – THE DRAGON AND THE MAGIC BOOK was able to bring not less than three awards back home! The film won the main award in the category of Best Cinema-/ and TV Film. Our charming main actress Alina Freund was awarded as best actress and Stefan Ruzowitzky received the special prize for Best Directing.
The enchanting young superwitch Alina Freund received the award for Best Child Actress on the International Filmfestival Munich 2009. A huge success for the young actress from Munich!
Giffoni Film Festival
On this Italian Filmfestival in the eponymous town LILLY THE WITCH – THE DRAGON AND THE MAGIC BOOK based its success on a European level. With the third place in the category +6 the Italian Coproducer Amedeo Pagani was highly content and reported of a enthusiastic Children audience.
Oulu International Children’s Film Festival
LILLY THE WITCH – THE DRAGON AND THE MAGIC BOOK will be the opening film on 16th November 2009 in Finland!
Parallely LILLY THE WITCH was licensed in Scandinavia and will shortly be seen on screens.
More festivals like the London Children’s Filmfestival have already scheduled LILLY’S Adventure in their program and more enquiries are in line, which we will await with suspense!