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…
Fearing an eruption of religious fury, Berlin's Deutsche Oper this week canceled a production of Mozart's 1781 opera "Idomeneo" for its depiction of the severed head of the Prophet Mohammed. The move…
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 is partnering with Singapore-based media company Six-Six-Eight to produce and distribute call-in shows based on skeins from the German TV group's successful call-in web…
The story of Natascha Kampusch, the 18-year-old Austrian kidnap victim who spent eight years in an underground cell, may soon be coming to the small screen.
Faced with an IRS bill of some $300 million in unpaid taxes, Haim Saban reportedly is close to selling his ProSiebenSat 1 TV group. Speculation of an imminent sale has heated up in the past month in…
The Berlin Film Festival is continuing its partnership with the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair (Oct. 4-8) with special screenings of four pics that unspooled at this year's Berlinale.
Pubcaster ZDF's lavish World War II mini "Dresden" and commercial channel Sat.1's postwar drama "The Airlift" are among nominees for German TV movie.
EM.Entertainment, the children's content subsid of licensing group EM.TV, has named Martin Stopper to the new post of business affairs.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has inked to distribute Cologne-based Splendid Film's library on DVD in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands from November.
RTL Group has named Elmar Heggen chief financial officer following the resignation of Ignace Van Meenen.
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's hard-hitting feature debut "The Lives of Others," about East Germany's dreaded Stasi and its terrifying system of domestic spying, has been selected as Germany's…