Helkon, RTL II pact for pix

Deal involves 35 feature films

COLOGNE — German distrib Helkon Media is entering a long-term program of cooperation with private web RTL II that covers 35 feature films.

Following several smaller agreement, this deal between Helkon and RTL II will reach a sales volume of more than 10 million euros ($9.08 million), Helkon said. New accord suggests RTL II is interested in further large-scale cooperation, a spokeswoman added. Broadcasting from items licensed by Helkon will start in early 2002 and stretch into 2005.

Package covers primary and secondary licenses to films including “The Mexican,” “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” and “Le pacte des loups,” a sophisticated gothic French pic that so far has drawn 5 million admissions in France.

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