MR Film

Austria’s ORF joins Beta Film’s big-budget ‘Rise Of The Raven’

Austrian pubcaster ORF has boarded Rise Of The Raven, which is being billed as one of the biggest-ever dramas to come out of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The 10-hour series is being produced by Serendipity Point Films, Twin Media, HG Media, MR Film and Beta Film, the latter financing the show with the National Film Institute […]

ORF and ZDF take a second stab at ‘Vienna Blood’

Broadcasters ORF in Austria and ZDF in Germany have ordered a second season crime of drama Vienna Blood. The series is produced by Red Arrow Studios-owned UK-based Endor Productions and Austria’s MR Film and based on the best-selling Liebermann novels by Frank Tallis. It is distributed globally by Red Arrow Studios International. Three new 90-minute […]

Beta buys prodco MR Film

Germany’s Beta Film has acquired a majority stake in Austrian prodco MR Film for an undisclosed amount. The deal, which is subject to cartel authority approval, will see Beta take a 51% stake in the Vienna-based business. MR Film is best known for shows such as ORF and ZDF coproduction Hotel Sacher, Suburbia – Women […]