Marlene Fritz

New sales chief for Global Screen as Fritz retires

Marlene Fritz is retiring after 43 years in the TV industry. She will be replaced in her role as head of TV sales and acquisitions at Munich-based sales company Global Screen by Alexandra Heidrich (pictured) on July 1. Fritz has been with Global Screen for three years, as has Heidrich, who is promoted from sales […]

Another German drama to US network

A German drama set in 1980s East Berlin is heading to a US channel, marking the second such deal in TV history. Weissensee, an intense ARD Degato family drama from Ziegler Film, will broadcast on multichannel net MHz Networks with English subtitles following a deal with distributor Global Screen. This deal follows SundanceTV picking up […]

MIPCOM Hot Pick: Pinocchio

Global Screen decided it had a hit on its hands with this remake of Pinocchio “as early as at script stage”, says the company’s head of TV sales, Marlene Fritz. The programme retells the story of the pine wood puppet carved by an Italian toymaker that comes to life and goes on a series of […]