Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 is continuing its expansion into Internet business with a 30% acquisition of Lokalisten Media, which operates lokalisten.de, one of Germany's leading social networks.
The European Film Academy will honor Brit producer Jeremy Thomas Dec. 2 in Warsaw for his contribution to world cinema.
German publishing giant Axel Springer has said private equity firm Hellman & Friedman may sell a 10% stake in the company this year if the stock market remains "attractive."
Forget walking the red carpet. Local distrib X Verleih actually wants Teutonic stars Daniel Bruehl and Juergen Vogel to sprint up the carpet as part of their tubthumping duties for "Ein Freund von…
Franka Potente is set to star as a woman who ascends the Vatican's highest office in Volker Schlondorff's adaptation of Donna W. Cross' bestseller "Pope Joan."
Death and its impact on the living will be an overriding theme at this year's Leipzig Festival for Documentary & Animated Film, which runs Oct. 30-Nov. 5.
MTV Networks has appointed Catherine Deutmeyer as the channel's manager.
Death and its impact on the living will be an overriding theme at this year's Intl. Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, which runs Oct. 30-Nov. 5.
Broadcasters have boldly tackled a broad range of topics in high-profile telepics this year. From the World War II bombing of Dresden to a meteorological disaster movie with an environmental message…
While U.S. series never disappeared from German TV, for years they took a backseat to local programming and were largely relegated to second-league channels or nonprimetime slots.
With a list of partners that includes Scott Free Prods., Sony Pictures Television, Peter Guber's Mandalay Television, Sci Fi Channel and the Larry Sanitsky Co., Germany's Tandem Communications is…