The 26th Munich Film Festival will present its Cine Merit Award to actress Julie Christie.
Bavaria's public film funding org FFF Bayern handed out E6.2 million ($9.6 million) to pics and several larger TV projects. Two thirds of this month's allocation was slated for bigscreen pics.
Medienforum North Rhine Westphalia, one of Germany's largest media conventions, has been scheduled for June 9 to 11 at Cologne's trade exhibition grounds.
German Films Preview, the market for buyers of Teutonic film, will run July 10-13 in Cologne at the Cinedom multiplex.
COLOGNE — Germany's second largest cable operator Unitymedia has passed the 1 million subscriber mark for its triple play services, which include pay TV.
German Films Preview, the market for buyers of Teutonic film, will run July 10 to 13 in Cologne at the Cinedom multiplex.
Klaus Dinger, a figurehead of Germany's Krautrock movement of the 1970s, who was associated with bands Neu! and Kraftwerk, died in late March of heart failure in Dusseldorf. He was 61.
Berlin-based Razor Film and Film4 will produce Hungarian helmer Benedek Fliegauf's first English-language film, the futuristic drama "Womb."
German film funders have lined up E5.5 million ($8.7 million) in coin for an array of pics, many of which are French co-productions.
Bosnian helmer Danis Tanovic ("No Man's Land") is preparing his next pic, "Triage," which again deals with dilemmas in times of war, this time about the allocation of medical resources.
Veteran East German actor Erwin Geschonnek, and father of director Matti Geschonnek, died March 13 of natural causes in Berlin. He was 101.