Generation War

Global Screen lands Capital Power

Global Screen has landed international rights to Capital Power, the upcoming high-end political thriller. The German-language series is being produced by Studio Hamburg prodco Real Film Berlin and will debut on German pubcaster ARD. The six-part series will follow Susanne Kröhmer, an attorney who gets involved in politics and mounts a campaign to become mayor […]

NATPE Europe: Welbers exiting Beta Film

Eric Welbers will leave Beta Film in the next few weeks, after almost twenty years at the Munich-based producer and distributor. Welbers was speaking at NATPE yesterday on a coproduction panel moderated by TBI. He confirmed he is leaving Beta, where he is managing director. The seasoned TV exec will remain in the international business […]

BBC Two acquires ‘German Band of Brothers’

BBC Two has acquired the 3x90mins German miniseries Generation War, marking the first foreign language drama on the UK broadcaster in 12 years. Generation War depicts the lives of five young German friends during World War II, whose lives veer in wildly different directions as the horror of the period plays out between 1941 and […]