Articles about Global Screen
Come die with me
Star Maria Doyle Kennedy and producer Thierry Cassuto reveal how they cooked up South African drama Recipes for Love & Murder, an adaptation of Sally Andrew’s novel about a recipe writer-turned-amateur sleuth.
Svenja Jung tells DQ how she prepared to play a pair of twins in Der Palast (The Palace), a 1980s-set series in which two women from different sides of Cold War Germany discover they are sisters and swap places to try life on the other side of the Berlin Wall.
Hair and make-up designers Gregor Eckstein and Jeanette Latzelsberger discuss creating styles for multiple time periods in German drama Das Geheimnis des Totenwaldes (Dark Woods), which is inspired by the real-life search for a missing woman.
Rafael Parente and Boris Kunz introduce DQ to Hindafing, a drama set in the fictional Bavarian village where mayor Alfons Zischl battles politicians by day and his inner demons by night.
Buyers stick to the scripted in Mipcom
Titles like Victoria, Timeless and Midnight Sun did good business at Mipcom, but there were also interesting format deals involving Japan, Ukraine and Argentina.
Running in the family
The rivalry between two brothers that led to the creation of sportswear giants Adidas and Puma is brought to life in a new German miniseries. DQ speaks to its creators.
MipTV celebrates Germany
Germany will be the focal point of a series of high-profile events at MipTV 2016. So this week we’re taking a look at the international market’s growing interest in German-language drama.
Women in the lead
US networks are building a trend towards central character gender swaps as channels continue play it safe with renewals, reboots and adaptations – except for Amazon, which launches an eclectic bunch of pilots.
Full steam ahead
Built on a new willingness to tackle historical subject matter and increasing viewer acceptance of English-language shows, German drama is making international headway. DQ finds out how it’s all coming together for this growing industry.