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…
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…
The European Film Academy will present Roman Polanski with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming European Film Awards in Warsaw.
Greek web Star Channel has picked up Israeli format "Love Lab" from SevenOne Intl., the distribution arm of Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 group.
The story of Natascha Kampusch, the 18-year-old Austrian kidnap victim who spent eight years in a windowless underground cell, continues to captivate TV auds worldwide.
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival will introduce two changes at next year's event, including a new section title for its children and youth sidebar.