Wiedemann & Berg

Beta joins Sky Germany’s Bridge-inspired Pagan Peak

Sky Germany’s upcoming reimagining of The Bridge has welcomed Munich’s Beta Film as coproducer and distributor. Beta has joined Wiedemann & Berg (Dark), Austria’s Epo-Film Produktionsges and Sky as a producing party on Pagan Peak, which will run to eight hours. Beta and Sky worked together on another original drama, Babylon Berlin, which has been […]

Amazon builds with TNT’s Berlin drama 4 Blocks

Amazon has picked up Berlin-set gangster drama 4 Blocks from TNT for a worldwide audience. From October 4, the series will be available on Prime in more than 150 countries including the US, Canada and the UK. Elsewhere, 4 Blocks will become available in the summer of 2018 across territories such as Germany, France and […]

Netflix explores German History X

Netflix has bagged exclusive SVOD rights to ARD drama NSU German History X in six major territories. The streaming service has bought rights to the show in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, and will debut the scripted series on Thursday as local Netflix Originals. The high-end drama, based on true […]

Netflix confirms German original

Netflix is following Amazon Prime Instant Video into the German originals market. The US-based streaming platform confirmed it is making Dark, a “family drama with a supernatural twist”, in the European territory. News of the series first leaked last week, after it emerged Endemol Shine Germany-backed producer Wiedemann & Berg had won the commission after […]

Netflix ‘sets first German original’

Netflix’s latest original content play is reportedly the streaming platform’s first German-language drama from an Endemol Shine Germany-backed prodco. The show, which is currently untitled, will be made by Wiedemann & Berg, the Endemol Shine joint venture prodco, according to a report in German media trade Mediabiz. Mediabiz reported up to 70 German producers had […]