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London — Universum Film has taken the German distribution rights to feature documentary “Earth: One Amazing Day,” the sequel to 2007’s theatrical box office hit “Earth — the Movie.” The film is produced by the U.K.’s BBC Earth Films, part of BBC Worldwide, and China’s Smg Pictures, the film and television production arm of Shanghai Media Group.
“Earth: One Amazing Day,” which will be directed by the British filmmaker Peter Webber (“Girl With a Pearl Earring,” “Hannibal Rising”), tells “the story of one extraordinary day in the life of our planet, celebrating the billions of real-life dramas that occur in the natural world every single day. Using the latest innovations in filmmaking, the film promises families an immersive journey across continents, through oceans and skies, all in a single, magical day.”
“Earth: One Amazing Day,” which is slated for theatrical release next year, will be distributed in China by Smg Pictures. »
- Leo Barraclough
Film-maker Andrew Haigh (45 Years, Weekend) has been named as part of Creative England’s Future Leaders 2016, a list of ten individuals and companies selected for their “game-changing potential” in the UK’s creative industries.
Haigh’s latest film, 45 Years, premiered at last year’s Berlinale where it won Silver Bears for lead actors Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling (since nominated for an Oscar) and went on to win the award for Best British Film at Edinburgh before receiving nominations at the BIFAs and European Film Awards.
Director and screenwriter Haigh began his career as an apprentice editor on Ridley Scott’s 2000 blockbuster Gladiator before progressing to the role of assistant editor on the likes of Black Hawk Down, Kingdom Of Heaven and [link »
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