Magnus Kastner has been appointed as CEO at Endemol Shine Germany, the German subsidiary of global content producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group.
Dr Michael Rombach will become the new production director of German public broadcaster ZDF on January 1, 2019.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will transmit the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 on its channels live in Ultra HD. This was confirmed to Broadband TV News by an SRG spokesman.
Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive Ultra HD broadcast rights to 25 matches of the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup in Russia.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland seems to be gearing up to broadcast selected matches of the 2018 FIFA World Football Championship in Ultra HD quality.
Professor Wolfram Winter, former head of communications and corporate spokesman of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland, has acquired a 15% stake in German movie production company Pictures in a Frame.
German football league Bundesliga will make virtual advertising opportunities available for international live broadcasts of first and second division matches from the coming season.
Red Bull Media House is using Pixellot’s automatic production technology to stream live matches from the Beach Volleyball Major Series 2018 in Ft. Lauderdale until March 4, 2018 when the world’s best players will collect their total prize money of $600,000.
Global new agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) has selected the end-to-end, cloud-based content delivery service provided by MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, to securely transmit news feeds to broadcasters and publishers around the world.
Jan Mojto’s production company Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, have confirmed the launch of a new joint venture for scripted series.