Wolfgang R. Hofmann has been named new head of project and company financing at German producer/distrib VCL Film and Medien.
Bertelsmann has announced it is folding its Internet retailer BOL.com into its book and music club division, DirectGroup, and shutting down
German media company In-Motion has folded London-based J&M Entertainment into Myriad Pictures.
After an unsuccessful attempt to launch a springtime film fund in Germany, Grosvenor Park is getting ready to release a new open-ended blind fund that could raise between DM 150 million and DM 300…
With new tax regulations, continuing consolidation in the local market and some big players licking their wounds from their tumbles on the Neuer Markt, Germany's film finance arena has been in a…
German producer-distrib Constantin Film has issued a profit warning for 2001, downgrading its anticipated sales for the year to DM 232 million ($104 million) from $127 million.
After weeks of wrangling, German pubcasters ARD and ZDF finally inked a deal Wednesday with the Kirch Group for TV rights to the 2002 World Cup soccer championships in South Korea and Japan.
Financially troubled German film group Advanced Medien is in negotiations with five German TV outfits for possible linkups, according to new chairman Otto Dauer.
German helmer Volker Schlondorff is set to direct "Pope Joan" for Ufa Film & TV Production.
Recent buys: “Chocolat,” “Human Nature,” “America's Sweethearts” What prior job or experience best prepared you for film acquisitions? “Making short films. It makes you respect filmmakers more; it…
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300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$59.2M Warner Brothers -3.25%
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