Telepool has closed a slew of deals at this year's American Film Market in Santa Monica.
More than 10 million people were left in the dark after a power shortage in Germany triggered blackouts across western Europe late Saturday night.
Germany's Telepool made its name in international TV distribution, but with pics like the hit "7 Dwarfs" sequel, the distrib is looking to also make waves in feature sales.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is mulling a E5 billion ($6.4 billion) bid for Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat.1, Germany's biggest commercial broadcasting group.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may be looking to replace Haim Saban as owner of ProSiebenSat 1, Germany's biggest commercial broadcasting group.
Christian Bohmer has ankled as finance chief at IM Internationalmedia, the German parent of Intermedia, after only seven months, effective immediately.
Following its 50% takeover of insolvent distrib Intertainment earlier this year, German producer-distrib Kinowelt has increased its voting rights in the company from 11% to 30%.
Teutonic TV star Thomas Gottschalk is set to give Herbert Kloiber's weblet Tele 5 a helping hand.
Christian Boehmer has ankled his post as finance chief at IM Internationalmedia, the German parent of Intermedia, after only seven months. Boehmer's exit is effective immediately.
Philip Groening's "Into Great Silence," which explores the lives of monks in a Carthusian monastery in the French Alps, has been named best documentary feature by the European Film Academy.
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…