Germany's Dresdner Bank has begun to shop its 25% stake in Spanish broadcaster Telecinco.
It was a clash of Teutonic media titans as the Medienforum NRW confab got into gear Monday with an entertaining debate on how to resuscitate Germany's media industry.
The 15th Medienforum NRW kicked off Sunday with rallying cries by the French ambassador to Germany and the head of Franco-German web ARTE for "Old Europe" to stick together and take pride in its…
In a coordinated effort between German police and Scotland Yard, authorities in Hanover broke up the biggest DVD piracy operation ever in Germany earlier this month.
The story of a combative TV talkshow host under investigation for alleged drug possession has been enough to whip the local media into a frenzy. But when the man is also VP of Germany's Jewish…
The "Titanic" is sinking in Hamburg. With box office revenues continually submerged, Joop van den Ende's live entertainment group Stage Holding is pulling the plug on the musical in October.
John Malkovich is set to star in "Colour Me Kubrick," the first film to come out of Studio Hamburg's new L.A.-based English-language film production arm, Studio Hamburg Intl. Production (Ship).
The Scandinavian film business and digital cinema will be among this year's hot topics at the Babelsberg Intl. Conference on Film and Television Production Aug. 25-27.
Massive writedowns took their toll on Senator Entertainment's 2002 results: Losses skyrocketed from e4.2 million ($5 million) to $211 million while revenues sank 55% to $75 million.
Minority shareholders blasted a go-it-alone plan presented Monday by Teutonic broadcasting group ProSiebenSat 1, insolvent parent Kirch Media and creditor banks, saying the troubled company needed a…
Martin Bachmann has been named managing director of German-based Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., replacing Juergen Schau, who will remain head of Sony Pictures Releasing's German production…