Autentic and OneGate Media announce that they have joined forces to launch new FAST channel Adventure Earth, a home for high-quality nature and wildlife documentaries.
Adventure Earth has initially launched on Samsung TV Plus in the UK, negotiations with contract partners in other territories are already underway.
The new channel will curate stunning and educational nature and animal documentaries including Masai Mara, The Animal Within, and The Wild Andes. Alpine Lakes, The Incredible Five – A Cheetah’s Tale and Wild Sardinia will also be part of Adventure Earth’s offering, alongside reportage series such as Wildlife Nannies and Zoo Babies.
Munich-based Autentic specializes in high-quality documentaries and factual series for the international market. OneGate Media is a leading German distribution and production company for film and television and belongs to the Studio Hamburg Group, one of the leading production companies in Germany, and to the ARD network.
Autentic and OneGate Media together will supply the channel with their new and well-loved high-quality wildlife and nature catalogues. OneGate Media will manage the tech platform while Autentic will handle the distribution and programming of Adventure Earth.
Tania Reichert-Facilides, Managing Director OneGate Media, says:
“We welcome Adventure Earth to our channel family and are delighted to be working with Patrick and his team at Autentic, who have years of experience in the channel business and in marketing pay TV channels. We bring our strong VOD expertise to the collaboration. We successfully operate more than 30 national and international channels from OneGate Media, and this FAST channel is the successful start of our new cooperation.”
Patrick Hörl, Managing Director Autentic, says:
“Captivating stories about sustainability and biodiversity in nature and wildlife are more popular than ever before. Viewers have never been more aware of how many wonders and surprises our vulnerable planet has to offer. Autentic has always been first and foremost about top-notch and relevant content, so partnering with OneGate Media to launch Adventure Earth is only a logical step for us. We look forward to the collaboration and to bringing the world an unprecedented wealth of content in the most popular documentary genre.”
About Samsung TV Plus
Samsung TV Plus is free TV, with no subscription, no sign-up, no additional device, or credit card needed. Pre-installed on all 2016-2022 Samsung Smart TVs, and available for download from the Google Play and Galaxy Store on Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets in select territories. Samsung TV Plus instantly delivers an ever-growing number channels across multiple genres including news, sports, entertainment, as well as a video on demand library of your favourite movies and popular shows. The free, ad-supported video service is available in the UK and 15 other European territories, all you need is an internet connection. For the latest on Samsung TV Plus, please visit samsung.com/tvplus.
Founded in 2008, Munich-based Autentic is a joint venture between Patrick Hörl and Jan Mojto’s Beta Film. Autentic focuses on high-quality documentaries and factual series for the global market. The company covers the entire value chain of the factual genre, from development, production, co-financing and traditional distribution to operation of its own channels and VOD services.
About OneGate Media
OneGate Media. From Hamburg. For Germany, Europe and the world.
OneGate Media is a leading German distribution and licence trading company for film and television productions and belongs to the Studio Hamburg Group, one of the leading production companies in Germany, and to the ARD network. OneGate Media is active in Germany and abroad with six sales departments (including International Sales, Digital Distribution).
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