Studio 100 Film has inked new deals for Maya the Bee—The Honey Games, the second theatrical Maya the Bee movie, which is slated for delivery in December.
FILMAX acquired the theatrical, TV and home-entertainment rights for Maya the Bee—The Honey Games in CIS, while Garsu Pasaulio Irasai is on board for Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The animated film is produced by Studio 100 Media with Studio B Animation and Flying Bark Productions. It has been sold into 110 countries to date.
Thorsten Wegener, the director of business operations at Studio 100 Film, said: “We are delighted to win FILMAX and Garsu Pasaulio Irasai, two highly valued partners, for the new theatrical feature of our popular little bee. Maya’s second adventure will be presented to audiences in Russia and the CIS territories as well as in the Baltics—we are convinced that Maya’s new movie will entertain children and families there.”
“After receiving a lot of smiles from little kids and having success with the first part of Maya the Bee 1—First Flight, we are happy to bring its second part full of friendship and heartwarming feelings to the Baltics,” noted Gitana Jurone, the managing director of Garsu Pasaulio Irasai.
Press Secretary Gennady Ivanov added: “We are extremely happy to acquire rights for Maya the Bee 2. It is a wonderful story with heart for family audiences. The worldwide recognition of the brand is growing fast. We believe it will be a huge success for us.”