‘Ooops! Noah is Gone’ Set for 2015 Debut
The European 3-D children’s feature Ooops! Noah is Gone has finalized its distribution plans. German film sales company Global Screen made an announcement yesterday listing all the territories to which the film has been sold:
Entertainment One (eOne) has picked up all rights for the US, Canada, UK/ROI and Australia/NZ, while Eagle Pictures Spa has picked up all rights for Italy and Scanbox acquired all rights for the Scandinavian territories. Flame Node will release the film in China, 2i Film in the former Yugoslavia, Pictureworks in India and Silverbird in the African territories.
[The film was also] sold to Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (Barnhill Group), South Korea (Smile Entertainment), Poland (Kino Swiat), Portugal (Pris), Israel (Five Stars), Latin America (Swen), Middle East (Gulf), Turkey (Medyavizyon), Bulgaria (Pro Films Ltd.), Iran (Century 21) and Indonesia (Onevision Entertainment). Under the local title Ooops! Die Arche ist Weg… Senator Filmverleih will release a German language version of the film in summer 2015 to German cinemas.
Ooops! Noah is Gone is an end-of-the-world children’s comedy that tells the “untold story of the animals that didn’t get on the ark” through the eyes of land-based Nestrian Dave and his son Finny.
Directed by Toby Genkel and Sean McCormack at Ulysses Filmproduktion in Hamburg, Germany, the film is a European co-production that also involves Moetion Films (Ireland), Fabrique d’Images (Luxembourg), and Grid Animation (Belgium).
[Correction: This piece was updated to show that the Bulgarian distributor is Pro Films Ltd., not Art Eternal.]