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…
Thomas Middelhoff, chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann, has said the group's music division, BMG, will not be put on the block following the collapse of merger talks with the U.K.'s EMI…
Teutonic filmmakers just don't have the right stuff, according to Thierry Fremaux, new artistic director of the Cannes Film Festival.
German media giant Kirch Group has acquired U.S. TV and radio rights to the World Cup soccer championships in 2002 and '06.
A major announcement about the on-again, off-again merger between major labels BMG and EMI is coming early this week, and the word isn't expected to be good, insiders said Friday.
German production fund Victory Media and Munich kidvidder EM.TV have revamped their partnership and done away with their formerly exclusive agreement.
Vivendi Universal and the RTL Group could take over bankrupt Swiss sports rights marketer ISMM, which owns worldwide rights to the 2002 and 2006 soccer World Cup, for the symbolic price of one Swiss…
Germany's 2002 World Cup rights deal is still up in the air despite last month's agreement between pubcasters and the Kirch Group.