EFM Big Deal: Leonine Picks Up German Rights To Gerard Butler Action-Thriller ‘Remote Control’

EXCLUSIVE: In a mid seven-figure deal, upstart Euro studio Leonine has pre-bought German-speaking rights to Gerard Butler action-thriller Remote Control, which is being sold internationally by STX. This is the biggest known deal of the EFM so far. Angel Has Fallen star … Read more…

German Heritage Sector Applauds Increased Digitization, Preservation Funding

LYON, France  — Germany’s film heritage sector is celebrating a new federal and state-funded initiative launching in January that will provide €10 million ($ 11.15 million) a year towards the digitization and preservation of feature films. Rainer Rother, the artistic … Read more…

German Investor Confidence Unexpectedly Improves Amid Brexit, Trade Risks: ZEW

German investor confidence rose strongly in December, defying expectations for a modest weakening, but caution prevailed as financial analysts’ assessment of the current economic situation again deteriorated sharply due to sluggish economic growth and uncertainties linked to global trade and … Read more…