Financially strapped entertainment group Kinowelt has inked a landmark deal to sell 40 pics to German pubcaster ZDF, including major box office hits "The Matrix" and "Pokemon: The First Movie."
German post-production outfit Das Werk has upped its stake in production house FFP Media from 50% to 81% after the success of the new venture.
"Shrek" producer John Williams is bringing his fairy tale touch to Berlin, inking a multipic production and development agreement with local animator Greenlight Media.
The rejig at media giant Bertelsmann continues after signals that it's shaping up for a stock market floatation. In its latest move, company has moved its CD and DVD manufacturer Sonopress from its…
Following a fund blitz aimed at backing Hollywood product, high earning Teutonic investors will have the opportunity to invest in German-made film and TV projects.
Local distrib X Verleih and Warner's German subsidiary Warner Bros. Film have inked a distribution and sales pact, starting with the release of X Verleih's Cold War punk love story "Wie Feuer und…
German securities regulators confirmed Wednesday they will investigate possible insider trading after 2.8 million shares changed hands before film group Kinowelt Medien reported poor annual results…
With "Pearl Harbor" set to occupy Germany on June 7, that country's critics are throwing the same brickbats their Stateside colleagues did -- but with a twist.
German media giant Bertelsmann is preparing itself for a possible stock market flotation. Company is looking at cutting costs and disposing of non-core assets, money-losing operations and minority…
German securities regulators will decide Tuesday whether to launch an investigation into alleged insider trading at film group Kinowelt Medien.