Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Switzerland's foreign film Oscar candidate "Vitus."
Investors who put their money in two funds raised by troubled film financier VIP Medienfonds may have to pay e275 million ($362 million) in back taxes after Munich prosecutors wrapped a probe into…
Bustling film business from Constantin Film propelled nine-month sales and profit at Swiss-German parent Highlight Communications.
CapCo Group has agreed to provide Germany's Internationalmedia with $150 million credit line for film production and will assume worldwide distribution for all of its future releases as part of a…
A plan by equity firms KKR and Permira to merge their pan-European broadcaster SBS Broadcasting with ProSiebenSat 1 in the case of a successful takeover of Haim Saban's TV group may ultimately clinch…
Studio Babelsberg is to cut staffers by nearly 25% by outsourcing and using more computer generated visual effects rather than building pricey sets.
Although faced with increasing competition in the Teutonic tyke TV market, Claude Schmit has steered Super RTL to ever greater heights since taking the helm at the RTL and Disney-owned children's…
Turkey's biggest media conglom Dogan Yayin has become the latest to bid for Haim Saban's German broadcasting group, ProSiebenSat 1.
Equity Pictures, the fund operator and production outfit that bankrolled Brian De Palma's "The Black Dahlia" and Richard Donner's "16 Blocks," has been snagged in German prosecutors' ever-expanding…
International distrib Telepool has appointed Michael Pettke to head the company's home entertainment division.
The success of U.S. series in primetime is attributable to a simple fact, say local programmers: The quality of the shows, including "CSI: Miami" and "House" on RTL and "Desperate Housewives" on…