Chris Kraus' "Four Minutes" (Vier Minuten), about an elderly piano teacher who trains a talented young convict at a women's penitentiary, has seen brisk business following its screening at the…
Seeking to cut its debt following a buyback of company shares, Bertelsmann has issued two Eurobonds with a combined volume of Euros 1.5 billion ($1.9 billion).
"Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" looks set to become this year's most successful German film after attracting 1.04 million moviegoers in its first four days of release, according to initial exhib…
The proliferating digital possibilities on Germany's advanced cable, satellite and high-speed Internet services are providing a fertile testing ground for Hollywood majors.
After years of slow development, failed acquisitions and botched mergers, digital TV has suddenly become Germany's most dynamic media sector, thanks to greater competition, an influx of international…
American series continue to proliferate on German primetime skeds, but locally produced skeins have yet to be pushed aside entirley. Here's a look at the Teutonic webs' programming slates heading…
While U.S. media execs are still scrounging for a tech acquisition to rival Rupert Murdoch's purchase of MySpace, Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 has put its money on MyVideo, an online video community…
"Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" is savoring the sweet smell of success after more than 250,000 moviegoers turned out to see the film on its opening day Thursday.
A film about Friedrich August, the brawny 18th century elector of Saxony and later king of Poland who became known as August the Strong, is among three German-Polish co-productions to receive coin…
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 has received a greenlight from German media regulators to launch five new free-TV digital channels on satellite and cable.
"The Company," TNT's upcoming miniseries based on Robert Littell's bestselling novel chronicling the history of the CIA, has sold to German web Sat 1, the BBC in the U.K., French pubcaster France 2…