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Autentic declares War on Drugs in Cannes

German distributor Autentic is launching factual special King of Cocaland – UN Losing War on Drugs at MIPCOM. The doc follows UN employee Jochen Wiese (pictured) as he tries to oversee projects designed to precent the cultivation of cocaine in Peru. The Wilfried Huismann film looks at the success of Wiese and the UN initiatives […]

Autentic and WDR launch new German doc distributor

Autentic, the Munich-based docs and channels group run by Beta Film and Patrick Hörl, and regional German broadcaster WDR have launched a new joint venture sales business, Autentic Distribution. The business will market and distribute the factual output of both WDR and Autentic from now on as well as from third party producers in Germany […]

Autentic opens new sales office

Autentic has opened a new sales office and said it plans to ramp up investment in documentaries for the international market. The company is a joint venture between Beta Film and Patrick Hörl and produces and distributes factual programming as well operating the Spiegel TV channel. Anne Hufnagel will run the new sales office, which […]