Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion

ZDFE launches drama JV with Kersken

ZDF Enterprises has formalised a long-running relationship with producer Uwe Kersken by launching joint a joint venture drama house with him. The commercial arm of German pubcaster ZDF has partnered with Kersken to create G5 Fiction. Kersken is best known as the co-founder and managing partner of German drama stalwart Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion, which launched […]

Miniseries strike back

A few years ago, it looked like scripted miniseries were heading for the scrapheap. With networks favouring TV movies, returning series and fast-moving factual entertainment franchises, miniseries started to look expensive to produce and hard to schedule. Things are very different now, reports Andy Fry.   A run of well-received projects such as Rome, Pillars […]