Together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk, WDR mediagroup launched the German Audiobook Award and is a founding member of the sponsoring association. Other members are the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, the international literary festival in Cologne Lit.COLOGNE, Hessischer Rundfunk, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Studio Hamburg and the weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT.
Content buyers from all over the world can now purchase the rights to produce international adaptations or remakes of the brand new reality formats "My Garden on a Plate" (pictured) and "Made with Love" as well as the fictional comedy series "Suck it up!".
The German cult programme as well as four additional children's formats that deal with dreaming and going to sleep are now available for international TV broadcasting, DVD publication and video on demand exploitation.
The new live action series by Irish production studio Sixteen South will be filmed in summer 2017. It features puppets in beautiful outdoor locations and aims to encourage children to appreciate nature.Read more
Kavaleer Productions and WDR mediagroup will collaborate on a new 52 x 11 action-comedy series for 6-11 year olds, "Dougie Noir". The (estimated) €4.5m series is scheduled to begin pre-production Summer 2017.
Q Pootle 5 travels at full throttle, and not just aboard his spaceship! Renowned toy manufacturers NICI and Bullyland will launch a range of new merchandising products at retail stores across Europe and beyond.