Producer David Groenewold and former Senator Film topper Benjamin Herrmann's newly launched Opium Film has hit the ground running, with two hard-hitting fact-based features in the works.
Upstart German pay TV channel Arena scored big time in December when it outbid longtime holder, Premiere, for the rights to prestigious Bundesliga soccer. But buying them and actually getting them on…
Five years after selling Polish broadcaster RTL7, pan-European broadcaster RTL is reportedly interested in a 20% stake in the Polsat web for E250 million ($317 million).
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 has promoted Marcus Englert to an executive-level post in which he'll lead group diversification, as the company looks for ways to increase revenue flows.
Joseph Fiennes is going up against German flying ace Manfred von Richthofen in helmer-scribe Niki Muellerschoen's historical epic "The Red Baron."
Senator Entertainment has inked a long-term exclusive deal with German distrib Telepool for rights to its vast catalog, which includes titles such as "Chocolat," "Heavenly Creatures" and "Buena Vista…
In a deal giving upstart pay TV channel Arena a nationwide reach, the broadcaster is partnering with fee TV rival Premiere on top league Bundesliga soccer. The surprise development is a boost for…
After a slew of successful tyke and teen titles, Constantin Film is keeping its sights on the youth market with a planned franchise of feature films based on the popular "Freche Madchen" series of…
Sony BMG Germany is strengthening its local market share by acquiring the 50% it didn't already own in Teutonic indie label Four Music. Home to German artists such as Die Fantastischen Vier, Afrob…
Reality and illusion, truth and deception, fear and terrorism -- they are topics that are indelibly linked for Josef Rusnak. The German director is in Sofia, Bulgaria, filming the Wesley Snipes…
While Germany is in the grip of World Cup soccer fever, the long-running battle rages on for local soccer rights.