Germany's commercial webs saw advertising revenues drop 11.5% to €3.96 billion ($4.7 billion) in 2002, according to a report published Tuesday by the Assn. of German Advertisers.
Producer and former Kirch Media exec Jan Mojto and director Helmut Dietl were among the recipients of the Bavarian Television Award in Munich on Friday.
Haim Saban's takeover of Kirch Media's TV assets has run into more snags as Saturday's 525 million euros ($623 million) payment date looms.
The management of German producer Constantin Film is facing an uphill struggle in its efforts to stave off a takeover by Swiss distrib Highlight but remains adamant that slated projects are not in…
Bavaria Film Int'l. has seen brisk sales to European and Asian buyers at the Cannes movie mart, with local hit "Good Bye, Lenin!" and Oscar winner "No Where in Africa" leading the pack.
Swiss media group Highlight Communications, which is in the process of taking over leading German producer Constantin Film, posted a 14% rise in first quarter net profits to CHF4.9 million ($3.8…
German media giant Bertelsmann received a setback Thursday as Germany's antitrust watchdog said it would block the group's acquisition of Axel Springer's book publishers.
German telco giant Deutsche Telekom is in talks with Disney for content as it gears up to launch a video-on-demand service at the end of the year.
German pubcasters have denied accusations by commercial rivals that a planned increase in TV viewer fees is being used primarily to pay for soccer rights.
Bavaria's state film subsidy board, FFF Bayern, inked a bilateral agreement with Canuck cultural funder Sodec of Quebec to expand cooperation in film and TV between the two regions.
The Teutonic love child of Disney and European broadcasting giant RTL Group is making its parents proud.