Potsdam/London - FremantleMedia announces that Nico Hofmann will take on the role of sole CEO of German film and television Production Company UFA Group (UFA) .This move follows a two-year transition-period, announced back in September 2015, in which Wolf Bauer and Nico Hofmann have headed UFA as Co-CEOs. Hofmann will assume overall management responsibilities for all operations and units within UFA, working very closely with FremantleMedia’s global network, including its worldwide … [Read more...] about FremantleMedia appoints Nico Hofmann
Berlinale – FremantleMedia International (FMI) and SundanceTV announced a partnership that will see the network broadcast the major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83 on its U.S. channel. The UFA Fiction series will become the first ever German-language drama to be aired on a major U.S. network. Deutschland 83 Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, Deutschland 83 is executive produced by UFA Fiction’s Joerg Winger and Nico Hofmann and directed by Edward Berger and Samira Radsi. … [Read more...] about “Deutschland 83” goes to the U.S.
Deutschland 83 London, UK – FremantleMedia International announced its acquisition of the global distribution rights to UFA Fiction’s major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83. Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, the German-language drama is produced by Joerg Winger and Nico Hofmann (UFA Fiction), and has been commissioned by RTL Television in Germany. Deutschland 83 is a suspenseful coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the … [Read more...] about FremantleMedia acquires “Deutschland 83”