Four new German funds backing both local and U.S. product are hitting the market. Munich-based investment group Chorus has released two funds for U.S. TV productions, including series and movies…
German tyke web Super RTL has teamed with Nickelodeon on a six-year, multimillion-dollar program deal for 150 hours of product, including hit toon series like "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Jimmy…
So much for Plan B. After Haim Saban's takeover bid for a majority stake in ProSiebenSat.1 collapsed last month, execs at the broadcasting group said ProSiebenSat.1 would instead go it alone to…
Most local producers are lamenting the tightening purse strings of German broadcasters, hit by the continued advertising slump. But for Teamworx, there seems to be no end to production.
U.K. distrib RDF Intl. is considering legal action against German broadcaster RTL II amid concerns that it has ripped off its latest hit format "Wife Swap," in which the female halves of two couples…
Execs at ProSiebenSat.1 have greeted the growing interest in Kirch Media's multi-channel broadcasting group with a positive note but appear ready to play hardball with investors looking for a bargain…
Berlin is getting a taste of Bollywood with Shyam Benegal's "Netaji: The Last Hero" currently filming in the German capital. The $2 million biopic focuses on the last five years in the life Indian…
German license trader EM.TV on Wednesday unveiled its new operational strategy as it winds down the restructuring that helped it avoid bankruptcy.
German film group Bavaria Film has met with Italo and Austrian producers to forge greater inter-Europe co-production ties.
The bidding for Kirch Media's ProSiebenSat 1 heated up again Tuesday with European investment firm Permira set to give U.S. media billionaire Haim Saban some competition by mulling an offer for the…
Swiss rights trader Highlight Communications has acquired a majority stake in leading Teutonic producer-distrib Constantin Film.