Leading children’s production and distribution company Studio 100 Media has recently launched a new sub-division focusing on films, dubbed Studio 100 Film, coinciding with their first theatrical film’s international distribution, the much-awaited Maya The Bee: The Movie. The announcement was made by Patrick Elmendorff, managing director of Studio 100 Media:
“Following on from the recent worldwide success of the new animated TV series Maya The Bee we are thrilled to announce the production of the first ever stereoscopic 3-D Maya The Bee movie for theatrical release,” says Elmendorff. “The launch of our film division is a logical step in the Company’s strategy to build and strengthen its own brands. Studio 100 Film is already in the process of securing several pre-sales for Maya The Bee – Movie and we look forward to offering this delightful movie, other great content and high quality feature films to worldwide viewers now and in years to come.”
Maya the Bee: The Movie will feature state of the art 3D CG animation and will tell the story of the titular Bee as she explores the world behind her hive. The Australian-German co-production between Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studio is directed by Alexs Stadermann (The Wild Bunch, Bambi 2, Tarzan 2) Executive producers are Patrick Elmendorf and Jim Ballantine. Producers are Barbara Stephens (The Woodlies) for Buzz Studios and Thorsten Wegener (Momo) for Studio 100.