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News Brief: ZDF launches short film portal

ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, has launched a new short film site called Contunico. The portal, which ZDFE launched at the MIPTV in Cannes, includes thousands of clips and short films averaging one to four minutes in length. The site’s content is structured by categories, collections and new clips and […]

MIPTV Hot Pick: Death of a Pilgrim

In February 2013, ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) secured international distribution rights to Death of a Pilgrim, a four-part crime drama from Swedish public broadcaster SVT. Aired to great acclaim in Sweden during January, the series will be introduced to buyers at MIPTV with a full international launch at MIPCOM. Fred Burcksen, chief operating officer of ZDFE, […]

ZDF picks up sales rights to latest hit Scandi drama

ZDF Enterprises has taken international rights to Death of a Pilgrim, the latest hit Scandinavian drama series. The four-episode series is a coproduction between Danish public broadcaster DR and its Norwegian and Finnish counterparts NRK and YLE. Production company Chimney Pot and the Nordisk Film & TV Fond and the Nordvision Fund were also partners […]

ZDF Enterprises restructures, ups Burcksen

ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of the German public broadcaster ZDF, has restructured its business and promoted Fred Burcksen to COO. Under the new structure, ZDFE will organise its business across four divisions. Peter Lang will run ZDFE.junior, which will sell kids and youth-skewed content. Scripted content will fall under the ZDFE.drama division, which will […]