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Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises team for international scripted joint venture


Feb 19 2018

Berlin, 19 February 2018. Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises have joined forces to launch INTAGLIO FILMS GmbH, a new scripted venture which will develop, finance and produce drama for the international market.

INTAGLIO FILMS will be headquartered in Berlin and led by multi Emmy® Award winning ProducerFrank Doelger (Executive Producer on HBO’s Game of Thrones, John Adams, and Rome). Doelger will spearhead the company’s development and production slate, acting as bureau chief and leveraging his expertise and long-running creative relationships with broadcasters.

Beta Film MD Moritz von Kruedener and Robert Franke, VP ZDFE.drama, will manage the venture’s business affairs.

The company will develop, finance and produce world-class English language scripted projects out of Germany, aimed at both the national and global market. Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises are supporting the company with their expertise in the field of international co-production and distribution.

Frank Doelger: “Of all the opportunities presented to me upon completion of Game of Thrones, the new joint venture proposed by Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises was by far the most interesting and creatively challenging. Backed by the formidable resources of Beta and ZDF Enterprises, and their shared vision for INTAGLIO, I am looking forward to continuing to work with the established creative community, as well as emerging talent, on both sides of the Atlantic.”