Beta Film


Telefonica’s Movistar+ unveils response to Netflix Spain expansion

Telefonica’s Spanish premium PayTV service Movistar+ has unveiled a strategic alliance at MIPTV with Germany-based studio Beta Film. Under the terms of the ambitious partnership, the companies will produce a substantial, annual number of productions across a variety of genres, budgets and settings. These will be aired on Movistar+ in Spain and distributed worldwide by […]

Beta Film and Deutsche Telekom team up to strengthen Magenta TV

Beta Film and Deustche Telekom are launching a strategic partnership to boost European series on Telekom’s Magenta TV. The long-term agreement will allow the platform to draw from Beta’s catalogue of high-end European programming. Italian series Il Cacciatore – The Hunter, Eastern Europe’s Wasteland (pictured) and Spain’s Cocaine Coast will be the first European titles to appear on the channel. […]

Stingray buys music channel from Mojto firm

Montreal-based Stingray Digital Group has acquired international pay TV music channel Classica from Unitel, a firm affiliated with Beta Film CEO Jan Mojto. The agreement will see Stingray and Germany-based classical music media firm Unitel working together to distribute opera- and orchestra-focused programming. The deal hands Stingray worldwide rights to a catalogue of 1,500 titles […]

Sky, ARD sets up ‘pioneering’ German drama

Sky Deutschland and ARD are two offour partners attached to a German-produced crime thriller series that is being described as a “milestione” is the creation of big-budget series from the territory. Babylon Berlin comes from Sky Deutschland, X-Filme, German pubcaster ARD and indie Beta Film. Based on books from Volker Kutscher, the high-end drama will […]

Beta Film’s Autentic plans more Spark channel launches

Autentic has launched a new factual and entertainment channel – Spark – in South Africa. Autentic is the joint venture doc producer created by German producer and distributor Beta Film and former Discovery Germany boss Partick Hoerl in 2008. It has launched Spark on South African pay TV platform ODM and it is being programmed […]