There are few major film festivals that don't feature pics backed by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg in their lineups, and Cannes is no exception. This year, the German film funding and media biz…
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…
Studio Babelsberg has boarded Fox 2000's adaptation of Markus Zusak's bestselling World War II-era novel "The Book Thief," starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
Germany's well-earned reputation as one of the world's leading co-production countries continues to attract international projects despite growing competition from neighboring European states.
Arri, CinePostproduction offer on-set support
Jeremy Irons has boarded Bille August's "Night Train to Lisbon," an adaptation of Pascal Mercier's bestselling novel.
Europe's soft money sources remain the gold standard for independent filmmakers, with more country incentives coming online.
Petra Mueller, co-topper of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, has been tapped to head Filmstiftung North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's biggest regional funder.
Pics helmed by Volker Schloendorff and Doris Doerrie are among 21 European projects to receive coin from Teutonic funding body Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.
While the German government is digging deep into its pockets to fund local film production to the tune of an extra $231 million over the next three years, the small print is still to be announced.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$253.1M Disney -66.09%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$146.8M Paramount Pictures -73.58%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$16.9M Warner Brothers / New Line -60.81%