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Planet Blue Pictures Announces Global Distribution Deal with Thought Films for Two Compelling Documentaries!
12 Apr 2024

Planet Blue Pictures is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with Thought Films. Under this collaboration, Planet Blue Pictures will distribute two adventure documentaries, “Beyond Sahara” and “Beyond Siberia,” to audiences worldwide.

Beyond Sahara: Tackling One of Biking’s Greatest Challenges

Narrated by the legendary motorcycle adventurer Charley Boorman (known for his roles in “Long Way Round” and “Long Way Down”), “Beyond Sahara” embarks on a epic journey across Africa. This documentary chronicles the expedition of 16 motorbike riders as they conquer 20,000 gruelling kilometres through the continent. Battling scorching heat, perilous roads, bureaucratic hurdles, and adrenaline-pumping crashes, these adventurers seek to join an elite group by conquering this formidable challenge. From traversing vast Savannahs to witnessing the awe-inspiring wildlife spectacles of the African plains, viewers are taken on an unforgettable ride through Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. “Beyond Sahara” offers a mesmerizing exploration of sandy deserts, towering mountain passes, and endless savannahs, making it a must-watch for adventure enthusiasts worldwide.

Beyond Siberia: Riding the Road of Bones

“Beyond Siberia: Riding the Road of Bones” presents another gripping adventure, following 16 intrepid motorcyclists on a 30,000-kilometer odyssey from London to Magadan, Russia. Narrated by Charley Boorman, this documentary captures the trials, triumphs, and emotional landscapes encountered during this epic journey. With its captivating narrative and breath-taking visuals, “Beyond Siberia” promises to captivate audiences around the globe.

Both documentaries promise to resonate with adventure and motorcycle enthusiasts, as well as those fascinated by the landscapes of Africa and the Silk Road.

Principal of Planet Blue Pictures Damien Reilly says:

“We look forward to working with the Robin Newell. We first connected on the World of Difference project. Its great to connect with the Thought Films team to bring these extraordinary films to a global audience. Robin thought we had been doing such a great job on the World of Difference that we should take over all the marketing and promotion of his other films. Thanks for the faith in the media team Robin and I know they will get the films out there!”

Planet Blue Pictures is also pleased to announce that the marketing and promotion contract for these films, along with a corporate rebrand and website development, has been awarded to the esteemed team at Ordior Media. This collaboration is poised to elevate the visibility and reach of these remarkable documentaries.

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About Planet Blue Pictures: Planet Blue Pictures is a leading international distributor of captivating documentaries and films. With a commitment to showcasing diverse stories and engaging content, Planet Blue Pictures continues to connect audiences worldwide with unforgettable cinematic experiences.

About Ordior Media: Ordior Media is a renowned marketing and promotion agency specializing in elevating the visibility and reach of entertainment content. With a track record of successful campaigns, Ordior Media is dedicated to driving audience engagement and maximizing the impact of creative works.

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