Exclusive: Beta Film & WDR Mediagroup strike sales deal

Moritz von Kruedener

German distributor Beta Film has struck an international sales agreement with WDR Mediagroup, the commercial subsidiary of German pubcaster WDR.

The deal includes worldwide distribution of WDR Mediagroup’s content with Beta Film gaining access to almost 1,000 hours of mostly crime, drama, and comedy programs.

The agreement also contains movies and series from up to 70 years of German TV history, ranging from numerous classics to recently-broadcast program.

Michael Loeb, CEO, WDR Mediagroup, said: “We count on Beta Film’s global network and long experience to further distribute our high-quality TV productions to the world.”

Moritz von Kruedener, MD at Beta Film, added: “We are very happy to partner with the WDR Mediagroup. It strengthens our slate with German productions from one of the most important members of ARD.”

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