ORF-Enterprise successfully performed at the 36. German Screenings
The biggest German TV-Program market German Screenings took place in Berlin’s glamorous Westin Grand Hotel from November 27th to December 1st 2011.
The six distributers ORF-Enterprise, Telepool, Bavaria Media, Studio Hamburg, united docs, and Deutsche Welle were pleased to welcome program buyers from over 20 nations. Short before the end of the year many valuable German programs could be sold to foreign broadcasters, especially buyers from France, Italy and Switzerland stimulated the market.
ORF-Enterprise most successfully sold various documentaries. Especially the world-famous documentary series UNIVERSUM was a big seller. Bestselling titles as “Termites”, “See of Creepy Monsters”, the mini-series “Zambezi” and “Mystery of the Fairy Circles” will be aired in France, Finland, Sweden, Latvia and Czech Republic.
One of the most successful deals was the sale of a 25-hour documentary-package to Swiss Television. ORF’s fictional programs are in vogue due to their thrilling storyline and tense dramaturgy. New titles such as “Wiped out” and “No Way out” will soon air in Eastern Europe.
The 37. German Screenings will take place again in Berlin, 2012.
Vienna, December 2nd, 2011