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Prime Video and LEONINE Studios close multi-year license agreement in Germany and Austria

Prime Video and LEONINE Studios close multi-year license agreement in Germany and Austria
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Prime Video and LEONINE Studios close multi-year license agreement in Germany and Austria

  • Prime Video acquires exclusive second window SVOD rights to LEONINE Studios' upcoming feature film slate for a 6-month period with theatrical releases starting as of January 1, 2022
  • Non-exclusive SVOD rights to premium titles from LEONINE Studios' extensive content library are also part of the agreement

Munich, February 15, 2022 – Prime Video and LEONINE Studios, one of Germany's leading media companies, are expanding their successful partnership by closing a multi-year license agreement. The deal secures Prime Video exclusive second window SVOD-rights for a 6-month period to upcoming theatrical feature films and home entertainment titles from LEONINE Studios' high-profile slate released as of January 1, 2022. Non-exclusive SVOD rights to top titles from LEONINE Studios' extensive content library are also part of the deal.

LEONINE Studios CEO Fred Kogel comments on the agreement: "It's fantastic that we can expand our long-standing partnership with Prime Video by this agreement and achieve another important milestone for our licensing business with premium content. In addition to our strong production collaboration, which includes series like FC BAYERN - BEHIND THE LEGEND, THE GRYPHON and ONE MIC STAND, Prime Video can now offer its customers the top selection of local and international premium titles from our portfolio over the coming years."

Christoph Schneider, Managing Director of Prime Video Germany: "We are happy to expand the cooperation between LEONINE Studios and Prime Video to the benefit of our Prime members. They can look forward to highlights such as MOONFALL with Halle Berry, JOHN WICK 4 with Keanu Reeves and DOG with Channing Tatum and also have access to numerous films from LEONINE Studios' extensive catalog. It is simply great to be a Prime member.”

The multi-year license agreement includes among others Roland Emmerich’s MOONFALL; Chad Stahelski’s JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4 starring Keanu Reeves, the LEONINE distributed sequel JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM reached 1.2 million admissions in German theaters; the multilayered “John Wick” spin-off BALLERINA headed by Hollywood’s new shooting star Ana de Armas (“No Time to Die”, “Knives Out”); Channing Tatum’s directorial debut DOG; the action-comedy THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT, which stars Academy Award®-winner Nicolas Cage in the role of a lifetime: as Nicolas Cage; Guillaume Canet’s ASTERIX OBELIX – THE MIDDLE KINGDOM with Gilles Lellouche, Academy Award®-winner Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel and soccer superstar Zlatan Imbrahimović; Jennifer Lopez starrer SHOTGUN WEDDING; and the LEONINE Studios’ co-production THE SCHOOL OF MAGICAL ANIMALS 2, the sequel to Germany’s most successful theatrical release 2021 with more than 1.6 million admissions.

About LEONINE Studios

LEONINE Studios is a leading independent German content house focusing on inspiring viewers with premium content and being a reliable partner for creative talents.

With its three divisions LEONINE Production, LEONINE Distribution and LEONINE Licensing, the media company covers the entire value chain of the content business. LEONINE Studios produces feature films, series, TV shows, entertainment formats, infotainment formats, content for social media channels, and co-produces national and international fiction formats. The LEONINE Studios production companies – i&u TV, Odeon Entertainment, Odeon Fiction, SEO Entertainment, W&B Television and Wiedemann & Berg Film – are led by award-winning producers with long-term ties to outstanding creative talents. LEONINE Studios distributes its content in theaters, on digital services, in home entertainment and on TV channels. In this context, the company also draws on its 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.

About Prime Video

Prime Video offers customers an extensive selection of films, series episodes and sports that can be watched on virtually any device.

  • Included in Prime: Prime members enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of movies and series episodes, including German Amazon Originals like Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo, LOL: Last One Laughing, Deutschland89, SCHWE31NS7EIGER: Memories - Von Anfang bis Legende, BEAT, Bibi & Tina - Die Serie and award-winning international Amazon Original series and movies like the Emmy and Golden Globe winners The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Fleabag, the OSCAR-winning Sound of Metal, the Golden Globe-winning and OSCAR-nominated Borat connection Moviefilm, the OSCAR-nominated Time and One Night in Miami..., as well as The Boys, The Prince of Zamunda 2, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Sylvie's Love and Upload. In addition, licensed content is available.
  • Prime Video Channels: Prime members can book channels individually, including STARZPLAY, ARD Plus, ZDF Select, Discovery Channel, Sony Channel, AXN, GEO Television and Filmtastic - without an additional app, independent of bundles and cancellable at any time. An overview of the channels is available at
  • Buy or rent: Tens of thousands of titles are available to all Amazon customers for digital rental or purchase, including new film releases and current TV series.
  • Quick access: Customers can stream Prime Video at home or on the go on hundreds of compatible devices - on the web or with the Prime Video app on smartphones, tablets, set-top boxes, game consoles and selected smart TVs. A list of all compatible devices can be found at
  • Incredible viewing experience: Prime Video offers the best viewing experience with selected content in 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR). Customers can go behind the scenes of their favourite films and series with exclusive X-Ray Access from IMDb and enjoy them offline on the go thanks to the download function.

Press contacts:

Henriette Gutmann

Head of Corporate Communication & Sales Marketing, LEONINE Studios

Phone +49 (0)89 999 513 - 0


Alina Hülsken

Manager Public Relations, LEONINE Studios

Phone +49 (0)89 999 513 - 0


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