Teutonic heavyweight Bavaria Film and Sweden's Jarowskij Group have signed a joint venture to produce fictional series for the German speaking market and Eastern Europe.
Markets & Festivals
A Spanish-Portuguese bank, the Banco Espiritu Santo de Investimento (BESI), has taken a 25% stake in top Spanish toon house BRB Internacional. The deal came to light at the Mip market Tuesday in…
German kidvidder EM.TV is launching its branded Junior programming block in Russia. The Junior blocks now air in 11 territories.
Audiences for reality programming may be dipping, but the genre is still having a "huge impact" on television around the world, Paris-based research outfit Eurodata TV said at the Mip TV trade show…
Spanish film and TV production house Starline is driving into event miniseries production.
Lark Intl., the PBS channel consortium, and Canadian programmer Alliance Atlantis have partnered in a projected $16 million co-funding deal aimed at producing 30 hours of history and science…
Germany's newly founded international program market, the Cologne Screenings, will take place June 24-27.
The 41st Golden Rose TV festival is hosting its first workshop for TV writers and developers. Event will be held May 1 -- the day before the Writers Guild of America's contract expires.
German media giant Kirch Group packed them in again Tuesday at the company's traditional Mip market get-together, the Beta Brunch.
On May 9, the Cannes Intl. Film Festival will open with 20th Century Fox's summer biggie "Moulin Rouge" -- a perfect example of the newfound detente between Hollywood and the fest.