The German antitrust commission has given the Kirch Group the greenlight for a majority takeover of pay TV broadcaster Premiere.
Tele-Munchen Group enjoyed record revenues of more than $220 million in 1998, the 22-year-old TV and film group has announced.
At a film summit over the weekend, Michael Naumann, minister of culture, and the newly formed Federation for Film have agreed to work together to improve the movie industry at home and abroad.
With the opening of its TV-Zentrum Fuenf, Studio Babelsberg is expanding its involvement in television projects and bringing life to a complex destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944.
This year's Munich Film Festival is promising a strong showing from the new world, with entries from various Latin American countries as well as U.S. independent pics set to play a significant role.
Box office earnings have dropped by $57 million in the first quarter of 1999 compared to the same period last year, according to researcher EDI.
German pay TV channel Premiere has secured 14 new nationwide digital channels in addition to its three current offerings, paving the way for its expansion into digital broadcasting.
A record number of entries will be shown at the children's film festival in the Thuringian city of Gera this week, culminating on Friday with a jury of children awarding the Golden Sparrow to the…
Germany's biggest movie theater chain, Cinemaxx AG, is staking out new territory after taking over 51% of rival Omniplex.
Comet Film and Stonewood Communications have secured financing for a bigscreen adaptation of Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's children's book "The Little Vampire."