CANNES — Christian Franckenstein has been appointed as co-CEO of Bavaria Film, one of Germany's leading film and TV companies. He will serve alongside Achim Rohnke. Franckenstein joins from MME…
LONDON — Matthias Esche, the co-CEO of Bavaria Film Group, is to leave the German production company at the end of the month. Esche joined the Munich-based company in 2006. He had previously been CEO…
Jim Broadbent, Ray Stevenson and Mehmet Kurtulus have been added to the cast of Jalmari Helander's actioner "Big Game." Thesps will join previously announced Samuel L. Jackson and Onni Tommila. "Big…
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Telepool and Bavaria Film formed a giant last year in world sales joint venture Global Screen, and the result has been a boom for the bottom line.
Germany's Bavaria Film group and Hungary's Origo Film Studios are joining forces in an effort to gain the edge in an increasingly competitive environment and attract major international productions.
BFG's wings enfold services from production to rights management
Financing, renovated studios are lure for global productions
New and renovated stages, green production key pitch to producers
Division will help in all aspects of filmmaking except creative
BERLIN -- The state of Bavaria hopes to attract more international film and TV productions to the region with an increase of €7.8 million ($9.5 million) in support.