The four main creditor banks of insolvent TV giant Kirch Media are set to put up to €200 million ($235 million) each into the company following the collapse of sales negotiations with Haim Saban.
Helmer Wolfgang Becker's hit comedy "Good Bye, Lenin!" won eight Lolas at the German Film Awards Friday including film, director and actor for Daniel Bruhl in his second thesp win in a row.
Insolvent TV group Kirch Media is back to square one after three months of intense bargaining with Haim Saban failed to produce an acceptable agreement for the sale of its TV and licensing assets…
As the local industry gears up for the 53rd German Film Awards in Berlin today, animators are demanding a separate category to recognize their work.
Bernd Eichinger and Swiss distrib Highlight Communications managed to avoid a war for Constantin Film Thursday by striking a 10- year shareholding partnership to run Germany's leading production and…
Werner Schwaderlapp, prexy of Cologne-based Endemol Deutschland Holding, ankled on Monday to set up his own media management consultancy.
Haim Saban's takeover of the assets of bankrupt TV giant Kirch Media has collapsed after the U.S. billionaire failed to meet the conditions to seal the deal.
Rainer Huether, sales and marketing chief at license trader EM.TV, has been appointed managing director of sports web DSF.
Costs far outweighed revenues for German license trader EM.TV, which has posted a first quarter net loss of 30 million euros ($35 million) despite a 61% increase in sales to $80 million.
Following the leads of other Hollywood majors, Sony is planning to launch its own TV channel in Germany and eyeing Deutsche Telekom's upcoming video-on-demand service.
Will he or won't he? The suspense surrounding Haim Saban's takeover of Germany's biggest broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and Europe's largest programming library is palpable, as wrangling with creditors…