Buena Vista Intl./Germany has won a bidding war for all German-lingo rights to Studio Hamburg's "Three Investigators."
The only films that work abroad are those that are distinctly German," says Alfred Holighaus, head of the Berlin fest's Perspective on German Cinema sidebar. "And what does not work at all abroad are…
In its 15 years of existence, the European Film Academy has sought to unite as well as celebrate Europe's diverse film community.
The Cannes jury met the press Wednesday with president Quentin Tarantino musing on what makes a winning film at the fest.
There was a surfeit of bad news for Germany's independent market last year as the country's second-biggest independent distrib, Senator Entertainment, as well as fledgling label Ottfilm went belly…
Fresh from releasing Mounir El Motassadeq, the only person convicted for involvement in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Teuton legal system now is concentrating on important matters -- like…
Auds these days seem to have an insatiable appetite for blood. With Mel Gibson's gory epic pulling in hundreds of millions worldwide and zombiefest "Dawn of the Dead" topping the B.O., brutality is…
Private web Sat.1 has let "The Elephant" out: a primetime detective drama that follows widowed cop Matthias Steiner, toplined by Thomas Sarbacher, as he channels his grief-fueled energy and…
In town to promote "The Last Samurai," Tom Cruise told the assembled hacks, "I love Berlin. This is a great city and I'd love to make a movie here. I'm looking for a script."
Since 1997, German media funds have raised some $8 billion. Hollywood got the loot, the Teutonic tax office didn't. Finally wising up, the government amended the law Jan. 1. "It's now much harder for…
Laughing in the face of Germany's twin whammy of falling admissions and a sizzling summer, Rosebud Entertainment's Fantasy Filmfest wrapped its 17th annual outing -- a six-city tour Aug. 20 -- with…