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Germany’s ZDF launches TV arm

New unit to open offices in Cologne in autumn

BERLIN — Mainz-based ZDF Enterprises has announced the establishment of a TV production arm. The new unit opens offices in Cologne in the autumn and will begin producing series and telepics for the German market in 1999.

Reinhold Elschot, formerly head of TV movie production for pubcaster ZDF, has been named president of the new entity. A subsidiary of ZDF, ZDF Enterprises handles distribution and acquisitions for the pubcaster.

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