The production topper of leading German shingle Studio Hamburg, Sytze van der Laan, is to ankle at the end of the year.
Filmfest Hamburg's kudo for artistic merit in cinema, the Douglas Sirk Award, will go to Atom Egoyan.
The Berlin Film Festival has tapped Catherine Buresi as deputy director of the European Film Market.
German funding org Filmstiftung NRW has distributed E5.5 million ($8 million) among 15 TV and film projects.
Christian Alvart, who recently wrapped the Renee Zellweger/Ian McShane starrer "Case 39," has received $600,000 from German funding org FFA for his upcoming sci-fi thriller "Pandorum," starring…
Franka Potente will star in German drama "Flucht aus Tibet" (Escape From Tibet), writer/helmer Maria Blumencron's bigscreen debut.
Tom Faehrmann and Michael Wiesweg took top honors for cinematography at this year's German Camera Awards.
German pubcasters ARD and ZDF were front and center at the 20th Medienforum NRW confab in Cologne, where government reps and broadcasting execs defended their commercial operations against complaints…
Turkish-German helmer Fatih Akin's "Soul Kitchen," which had been put on the back burner while "The Edge of Heaven" was pushed into production, is cooking once more.
Germany's Senator Film has secured distribution rights to Sam Mendes' untitled pic about young newlyweds starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Krasinski.
The majority owner of Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 has ruled out rumors that the largest web of the broadcasting group, Sat.1, is up for sale.