Pan-European broadcaster RTL Group and France's Canal Plus are close to finalizing the sale of their joint sports rights venture Sportfive to Boston-based equity investor Advent Intl. for E550…
Shares in EM.TV soared 37% to e1.58 ($1.97) Monday on news that the German license trader has avoided insolvency after a restructuring scheme to sidestep a $584 million convertible bond payment next…
German children's programming distributor and producer TV-Loonland has appointed vet sales exec Dominic Mark Rayner director of sales to boost international TV and video/DVD sales.
Sven Ebeling and Hagen Behring, co-CEOs of Media Cooperation One (MCOne), took over the majority share in the Teutonic home entertainment distributor in a management buyout from former owner DBI, the…
Nico Hofmann, head of Berlin-based production outfit Teamworx, is stepping in as creative head of Trebitsch Produktion Holding, replacing CEO Katharina Trebitsch.
Teuton DVD distributor E-M-S opened an office in Los Angeles Feb. 1 to review acquisition offers and select titles for domestic distribution.
Berlin Silver Bear winner Daniel Burman ("Lost Embrace") is prepping a "Gangs of Buenos Aires." The 1920s-set, "Raquel Liberman -- A Polish Grandmother" plumbs the makings of modern Argentina.
Germany's distrib market may not be what it once was, but local players are hopeful about the future. Despite the doldrums that have plagued the biz in recent years, fresh opportunities are springing…