Ascot Elite has acquired all-rights in German-language territories to several high-profile pics. The distrib picked up AIDS drama "Dallas Buyers Club," which toplines Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto…
Fox Intl. Prods. Germany is prepping teen comedy “Playing Doctor” and children’s drama “Riko, Oskar and the Pasta Detective.” The company is moving ahead on the pair following the success of its…
Joop van den Ende's Hamburg-based production powerhouse Stage Entertainment has long dominated the live entertainment and musical scene in Germany, with wide-ranging productions that include not only…
The German Federal Film Fund (DFFF) film subsidy has given visual effects a seat at the incentives table for the next three-year cycle beginning 2013. Effects work done in Germany will qualify for…
Besides Hanns Wolters Intl., Oliver Mahrdt is also the North American rep for German Films Service + Marketing, the official body that promotes Teutonic films and filmmakers worldwide.
Germany's TV landscape is divided among pubcasters ARD and ZDF and commercial players RTL and ProSieben and Sat.1. While the pubcasters focus on older-skewing, locally produced series and movies, the…
While movie industries around the world have been hit hard by the economic downturn, German filmmakers have been largely oblivious to credit crunches and shrinking equity.