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Minecraft doc launches at MIPTV

MinecraftMinecraft feature doc Minecraft: Into the Nether will launch internationally at MIPTV.

North American based Global Telemedia is shopping the doc, which looks at the global success of the mining and building video game.

The film follows the people that play and upload Minecraft videos to YouTube and other platforms and their fans and the wider Minecraft fan community.

It was originally received by iTunes and on-demand platforms in late January. Global Telemedia will be shopping it to broadcasters, pay channels and digital buyers at MIPTV.

The hugely successful Minecraft game has spawned a handful of TV projects, including Minecraft-inspired animated series Xephos and Honeydew.

Latin specialist Bender Media Services is handling sales in Latin America.