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.
German film group Kinowelt has received a broadcasting license for a new cable and satellite movie channel.
One of the more prominent trends at this year's European Film Market in Berlin was the growing importance of the back catalog.
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…
Despite a continuing advertising slump last year, Haim Saban's German broadcasting group ProSiebenSat1 saw a 200% increase in net profits in 2003.
The planned management buyout of international sales company Beta Film and part of the Kirch Media library has collapsed after U.K. private equity investor Bridgepoint Capital backed out of the deal.