Teuton DVD distributor E-M-S opened an office in Los Angeles Feb. 1 to review acquisition offers and select titles for domestic distribution.
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…
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.
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.
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 is making a play for pay TV. Company is reportedly offering E600 million ($762 million) to the German Football League (DFL) for pay TV rights to the next three seasons of…
German film group Kinowelt has received a broadcasting license for a new cable and satellite movie channel.
German entertainment group OpenPictures has brokered an acquisitions deal with Munich-based distrib Intertainment for a package of films that it immediately offloaded onto Austrian pubcaster ORF…
Warner Bros. Pictures Germany has extended its partnership with Berlin-based producer X Filme and its distribution arm X Verleih in a long-term agreement that includes distribution of up to 20 pics.
German paybox Premiere has finalized a long-term output deal with Constantin Film, Germany's biggest independent producer-distributor.