Germany's second-biggest film producer-distrib, Senator Entertainment, filed for insolvency protection Thursday in Berlin. Company had warned last month that it was on the verge of bankruptcy due to…
Sytze van der Laan, head of Studio Hamburg Production, and Bertram Schwarz, chief of Studio Hamburg Atelierbetiebs, which oversees studio ops, have been promoted to co-CEOs of the Studio Hamburg…
"A Map of the Heart" helmer Dominik Graf will direct "Roter Kakadu" for X Filme. Manuela Stehr of X Filme is producing the pic, written by Michael Klier and Karin Astroem.
German media giant Bertelsmann has settled a E160 million ($193 million) lawsuit filed by two former managers in connection with its stake in AOL Europe three years ago, the group said.
Studio Hamburg's international production arm WorldWide Pictures (WWP) is partnering with Joel Silver's Silver Pictures on the sequel to "Dungeons and Dragons" and with Keystone Entertainment on…
Kabel Deutschland, which already controls six of the country's nine regional cable systems, has acquired the three remaining operators for E2.7 billion ($3.3 billion), giving it complete coverage of…
The potential of China, with its 340 million TV households, was the topic du jour at Mip TV Wednesday as the mart celebrated China Day.
Canada's Chum TV Intl. (CTI) sold 43 episodes of "FT -- Fashion TV" and a one hour special to Fox Intl. Channels in Italy.
The Wine Network, a new channel set to launch internationally in September, has inked two carriage agreements in Germany giving it access to more than 3 million homes.
In a further sign that Haim Saban may be eyeing an expansion into Germany's pay TV market, Munich's newest media mogul has nominated former BSkyB topper Tony Ball to the supervisory board of his…