PRODUCTION INCENTIVES: German Federal Filmboard (FFA): The country’s biggest film subsidy org grants financing in the form of conditionally repayable, interest-fee loans of between $320,000 and $1.27…
German commercial powerhouse ProSiebenSat 1 has inked a program supply deal with Warner Bros., which could be worth $300 million to the Hollywood studio over the next three years.
Swiss distrib Ascot Elite Entertainment is launching Ascot Elite Home Entertainment, a homevideo division in Germany that will inde-pendently acquire and distribute content in all German-speaking…
More than 150 industryites will be on hand at this year's Cartoon Masters animation summit, which kicks off Thursday at the Konrad Wolf Film & Television Academy (HFF) in Babelsberg.
Following the launch of its broadband triple-play package last week, telco giant Deutsche Telekom is looking to sell films and series as part of a planned download-to-own service.
With the backing of a Munich court, media mogul Herbert Kloiber has again secured top league Austrian soccer from Premiere and stopped Austrian pubcaster ORF from broadcasting the matches.
Producer-distrib Kinowelt has taken over Cologne-based Pegasos Filmverleih.
While up to 50% of U.S. theaters will likely be equipped with DCI specification digital systems by 2011, theaters in Europe are lagging behind considerably, according to a report on the future of…
Starz Media has inked a co-production and distribution pact with Tandem Communications that includes the upcoming Sci Fi Channel series "Painkiller Jane" as well as a number of fantasy-adventure…
Teutonic exhib Cinemaxx saw an increase in revenue in the first half of 2006, thanks to an increase in admissions and cost-cutting measures implemented earlier this year, but the group remains in the…
Senator Entertainment execs Helge Sasse and Marco Weber have upped their stake in the company after acquiring a further share from Deutsche Bank.
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