Beta Film

Beta Film hires ‘Fauda’ exec Koby Gal-Raday from Israel’s Yes

Atlantic Crossing and Babylon Berlin producer Beta Film has appointed the chief content officer at Fauda broadcaster Yes to oversee its programming. Koby Gal-Raday will take up the newly created role of chief content officer at Germany’s Beta Film from July, with a remit across the company’s international production strategy and activities. He will be […]

Show of the week: La Unidad

A truly international drama, La Unidad combines locations across France, Spain and Morocco with a story that embraces contemporary themes involving terrorism, relationships and revenge. The series starts in the dead of night as officers from the Spanish, Moroccan and French police forces carry out a synchronized anti-jihadist strike. As retaliation looms, it becomes clear […]

Beta Film takes stake in Zoë Rocha’s drama prodco RubyRock

Germany’s Beta Film has expanded its scripted interests by taking a stake in UK-based drama producer RubyRock Pictures. Babylon Berlin producer and distributor Beta has taken a minority stake in the company, which was launched earlier this year by Zoë Rocha, who has been behind shows including Sky comedy Moone Boy and was MD at […]

Exclusive: Shine, BBC Worldwide alum lands at Bantry Bay

Former Shine International and BBC Worldwide exec Dorit Schilling has re-emerged at Bantry Bay, the prodco behind the German reboot of The Red Band Society and The Valley. Schilling has been named head of formats and creative partnerships at Beta Film-backed Bantry Bay and Seapoint, which were founded by Jan Kromschröder and Stefan Oelze in […]

Arte acquires ‘The Pleasure Principle’ from Beta Film

Franco-German network Arte has picked up crime series The Pleasure Principle from Germany’s Beta Film. The 10 x 60-minute series was produced by Apple Film Production in co-production with Canal+ Poland, Czech TV and the Ukraine’s Star Media and was directed by Dariusz Jablonski (Photographer). The show revolves around the murder of three young women […]

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