All3Media Group’s German production business, All3Media Deutschland has announced a new joint venture with Bon Voyage Films. The German based company will develop and produce scripted drama for the commercial and public broadcasters and new OTT platforms. All3Media International will become the distribution partner to Bon Voyage.

The company is run by the leading actor Fahri Yardim, along with Bon Voyage founders Amir Hamz and Christian Springer. Its slate includes the Oscar winning feature film, “The Counterfeiters”, and “The Dark Side of the Moon”.

Fahri Yardim is a hugely well known and popular German actor, known in TV for his regular appearances alongside Til Schweiger as Detective Chief Inspector Yalcin Gümer in the TV series “Tatort” (Crime Scene). His film work includes, “Chiko”, “Almanya” , “Rabbit Without Ears”, “Kebab Connection“, “The Physician”. He recently starred in the hit TV series “Jerks” alongside Christian Ulmen.

Jane Turton, CEO All3Media said of the venture:

“Our German business run by Markus Schaeffer is a hugely important part of the Group. This new venture offers us an exciting opportunity to grow our scripted drama slate in Germany and internationally in partnership with the very talented team at Bon Voyage.”  

Dr. Markus Schäfer, Chief Executive Officer at all3media Deutschland added: “Bon Voyage Films stands for a high level of professionalism, as well as refreshing, unconventional creativity. I am delighted to have found these three exceptional filmmakers, Amir, Christian and Fahri, to enter into a partnership with all3media. We are confident that this joint venture has great potential to generate new impetus at both an international and national level.”

Amir Hamz: “Our partnership with all3media is an important strategic milestone in the as yet short history of Bon Voyage Films. It opens up the network offered by one of the largest independent international production families, providing us with an opportunity to realise our potential beyond the projects accomplished so far.”

Fahri Yardim: “We want to be worthy new companions in a landscape of wonderful filmmakers, who can be expected to courageously interpret freedom of the arts while still being relevant, but most of all, worth watching.”

Christian Springer: “In the form of all3media, we have found a well-known and reliable partner that shares our high ambitions and the demands we make on our works.”

 

About Bon Voyage Films

Bon Voyage Films, with offices in Hamburg and Berlin, was founded in 2015 by producer and director Amir Hamz and producer and line producer Christian Springer. The company has already produced successful films, such as “Der Nachtmahr” (2015) and “Paradise” (2015). Bon Voyage works together with writers and filmmakers, aiming to inspire, challenge and deeply move its audiences. The focus of the production company lies on feature films and serial formats, as well as large-scale cinema documentaries. The team is currently working on new projects along with national and international partners and directors, such as Johannes Naber and Sina Ataeian Dena.

 

About All3Media Deutschland GmbH

All3Media is one of the leading independent British TV, film and digital production and distribution companies. The All3Media group includes more than 25 production and distribution companies in Britain, Europe, New Zealand and the US: Bentley Productions, Company Pictures, IDTV, filmpool entertainment, filmpool fiction, Lime Pictures, Lion Television, Little Dot Studios, Maverick Television, MME MOVIEMENT, Neal Street, North One Television, Objective Productions, Optomen, One Potato Two Potato, Seven Stories, South Pacific Pictures, Studio Lambert, Tower Productions (a joint venture with BBC Worldwide) all3media America and all3media International. all3media is a joint operation of Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.

In Germany, All3Media is one of the largest independent television producers. With its producer labels, filmpool entertainment, filmpool fiction and Tower Productions, a joint venture with BBC Worldwide, it is active on the film and television market, as well as in the production and licensing sector.

 

About All3Media

All3Media is a leading independent television, film and digital production and distribution company. The All3Media group comprises 26 production and distribution companies across the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and USA including Bentley Productions, betty, Caravan, Company Pictures, IDTV, Lime Pictures, Lion Television, Little Dot Studios, Maverick Television, Neal Street Productions, New Pictures, North One Television, Objective Media Group, Optomen, One Potato Two Potato, Raw, Seven Stories, South Pacific Pictures, Story Films, Studio Lambert, Tower Productions, Two Brothers, Two Halves Pictures, All3Media America, All3Media Deutschland and All3Media International. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.

 

For enquiries, please contact:

Hayley.trent@all3media.com

 

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Hartmut Schultz, schultz@schultz-kommunikation.com

Tel. +49 (0) 89 9924 9620