LEONINE Studios is a leading independent German content house focusing on inspiring viewers with premium content and being a reliable partner for creative talents.
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we cover the entire value chain of the content business
We produce feature films, series, TV shows, entertainment formats, infotainment formats, content for social media channels and co-produce national and international fiction and non-fiction formats. The LEONINE Studios production companies, which include i&u TV, Madame Zheng Production, Odeon Fiction, Wiedemann & Berg Film, W&B Television and SEO Entertainment, are led by award-winning producers with longterm ties to outstanding creative talents.
We distribute content in theaters, on digital services, in home entertainment and on TV channels. We also entertain audiences with our own SVOD channels Arthouse CNMA, Filmtastic and Home of Horror.
We have a market-leading license library which includes programs in all formats and genres. LEONINE Studios’ independence assures that all players in the content sector can be provided with premium content – digital streaming providers, pay TV partners as well as public and private television broadcasters.
MEET THE LEONINE COMPANIES
i&u TV produces award-winning information and entertainment formats for television networks and digital platforms.
Madame Zheng Production was launched in March 2022 under the direction of the successful producers Tina Wagner and Nina Etspüler. In cooperation with a highly professional team of employees in Munich and Vienna, the company develops and produces entertaining, relevant, value-driven and glamorous formats, that are visually innovative, recognizable and unique. Madame Zheng Production advocates for and champions equality and diversity in front of and behind the camera.
ODEON Fiction produces high-quality fictional content for television, cinema and streaming platforms. More than 30 creative producers create an enormous variety of productions across all genres and formats.
produces television formats for private and public broadcasters in Germany that are modern, creative, authentic and always special. From light entertainment to documentaries and comedy, the portfolio is broad and award-winning and sets special accents in the areas of innovative documentaries, visual storytelling, hidden camera, format development and international licensing. SEO Entertainment has a passion for great television with strong storytelling and emotional images.
Wiedemann & Berg Film is one of the most successful independent production companies in Germany, with numerous no. 1 box-office hits like NIGHTLIFE and WELCOME TO GERMANY regularly reaching the benchmark of 1 million admissions. In 2006, their first feature film, THE LIVES OF OTHERS, won an Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film, and NEVER LOOK AWAY was nominated for two Academy Awards® in 2018.
W&B Television is a high-profile production company with relationships to all content platforms in Germany, currently producing originals for Netflix, Sky, Joyn and TNT Serie. The company produced the first German Netflix Original DARK, which became one of the most successful international Netflix productions to date, winning the voting for Greatest Netflix-Original Series by the users of the English-language online site Rotten Tomatoes in May 2020.
Experience the highlights of Japanese animation including classics from the world-famous Studio Ghibli. In addition to the successful Japanese anime feature film YOUR NAME. by director Makoto Shinkai and his latest coming-of-age hit WEATHERING WITH YOU, the highlights of the label LEONINE Anime also include masterpieces from Studio Ghibli, such as the Oscar®-winning film SPIRITED AWAY, the classic film AKIRA, and the series CAPTAIN FUTURE. Emotional stories, great animation and high-quality German dubbing inspire anime fans of all ages.
LEONINE Audio is a treasured established brand in the children’s audio sector and owns an attractive portfolio of premium products for a young audience in the pre-school and primary school segment. The catalogue includes a wide selection of successful IPs like LEGO® NINJAGO® along with captivating animal stories from SCHLEICH HORSE CLUB, exciting adventures with PAW PATROL and audiobook classics based on the bestsellers of ASTRID LINDGREN.
Adventure for the little ones and entertainment for the whole family. In addition to current successes such as MAYA THE BEE and RAVEN THE LITTLE RASCAL, the label is based on the classics of Astrid Lindgren such as PIPPI LONGSTOCKING and well-known cult animated series such as HEIDI and VICKY THE VIKING. The range includes exciting live-action movies for the whole family such as THE LITTLE GHOST and MAX & THE WILD BUNCH, pre-school series such as PAW PATROL, PETRONELLA APPLEWITCH, LIESELOTTE and highlights for school kids such as LEGO® NINJAGO and FIND ME IN PARIS.
LEONINE Licensing draws on its market-leading license library that includes programs in all formats and genres. LEONINE’s independence assures that all players in the content sector can be provided with premium content – digital streaming providers, pay TV partners as well as public and private television broadcasters.