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.
Regional film subsidy board Filmstiftung NRW has launched a probe into the financing of Tom Tykwer's B.O. hit "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" in connection with the ongoing investigation of jailed…
After a quiet few years on the new-media front, Bertelsmann is jumping into digital investment. Company has formed a $63 million venture-capital fund to invest in digital biz and tapped Richard…
Media mogul Herbert Kloiber is gunning for paybox Premiere and Austrian pubcaster ORF after losing free TV rights to top league Austrian soccer.
Sony action channel AXN has become the latest outlet to sign on to Deutsche Telekom's triple-play offering, T-Home, which launched this week.
Having grossed $15.3 million in just two weeks, Soenke Wortmann's "Deutschland -- Ein sommermaerchen" (Germany-- A Summer's Fairytale) has become the most successful documentary film ever in Germany.
RTL Television will launch three new digital channels on satellite and cable on Dec. 1. The channels -- RTL Crime, lifestyle-oriented RTL Living and telenovela- and soap-soaked Passion -- will be…