Cannes Creative Space: Telepool CEO Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann on Moving Into Production and “More Modest” Box Office Expectations

Munich, 24.05.2023

The Hollywood Reporter had a fruitful exchange in an interview with our CEO Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann about Telepool, the international film industry and her creative spaces.

THR: The 40 Most Influential Women in International Film

Munich, 16.05.2023

Our CEO, Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann, was selected by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the "Top 40 women in the international film industry“ outside of the United States.


Munich, 19.04.2023

60 years of romance, comedy, crime, drama, history and family entertainment – Telepool turns 60 and we are thankful for all our partners and friends! Looking forward to another 60 years and to more great stories!

CEO Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann in an interview with Variety

München, 17.04.2023

Also Variety got an exclusive interview mit CEO Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann for the 60 year anniversary of TELEPOOL.

CEO Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann gives interview to Blickpunkt:Film

München, 14.04.2023

For the 60 year anniversary of TELEPOOL CEO Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann gave an exclusive interview to Blickpunkt:Film.

THE AMAZING MAURICE celebrating german premiere in Hamburg

München, 30.01.2023

Gerade erst begeisterte MAURICE DER KATER auf dem Sundance Film Festival, nun feierte die fabelhafte Geschichte des gewieften Katers Maurice und seiner Bande befreundeter Ratten Deutschlandpremiere im Cinemaxx Dammtor in Hamburg.

Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann Named CEO of Telepool, German Licensing and Distribution Company Recently Acquired by Westbrook Inc.

Munich, 24.01.2023

Leveraging almost 25 years of experience at major studios in global content marketplace, Higuchi-Zitzmann will shepherd Telepool as it expands capabilities beyond licensing, extends Westbrook Inc.’s international reach.

GOLDEN GLOBES 2022: Will Smith Best Actor

Munich, 10.01.2022

Will Smith wins best actor in a drama, for his role in KING RICHARD as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams. TELEPOOL will launch KING RICHARD in German theatres Feb. 24th 2022.

2022 starts with fantastic NEWS!

Munich, 07.01.2022

+++ Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Takes Full Control Of German Firm TELEPOOL +++ TELEPOOL CEO Jan Frouman To Lead Westbrook International +++

TELEPOOL and SERIENCAMP: The next Episode

Munich, 19.08.2021

It' been a successfull story for many years. Now we are looking forward to a new episode as partner of SERIENCAMP, in wich we are not only presenting SERIENCAMP PITCHPOOL and CONFERENCE but also participating in it.

Global Screen and Elsani & Neary Media to develop daring Berlin Wall escape story

Munich, 29.07.2021

Global Screen, a Telepool brand, and Elsani & Neary Media are developing a major TV series based on the incredible true stories of the people behind the digging of Tunnel 29, a secret tunnel from West to East Berlin.

Global Screen picks up mystery youth series 3Hz by De Mensen & VRT (Ketnet)

Munich, 14.07.2021

Global Screen and International Emmy Kids Award-winning production company De Mensen (“Nighthawks”) have signed a deal for the distribution of 3Hz (Three Hertz). This adventure series for kids and teens follows the exciting journey of four friends as they


Munich, 20.05.2021

​​​​​​​Telepool celebrates the reopening of cinemas by bringing the inspiring animated film AINBO: SPIRIT OF THE AMAZON to the big screen.

Global Screen closes US & Canada for TWO BY TWO: OVERBOARD! and few remaining territories

Munich, 29.04.2021

The familiar little heroes race through a heart-stopping adventure has also been sold to Australia/ New Zealand (Rialto), Middle East (Selim Ramio & Co), Scandinavia (Selmer Media), Belgium/The Netherlands (Just4Kids), and Taiwan (Benchmark).

MIPTV 2021 - News & Interviews

Munich, 14.04.2021

Global Screen presents new crime series FAST and other new pogrammes at Digital MIPTV.

'Code Ava' to win Video Download Award

Munich, 22.03.2021

After the family comedy The War With Grandpa, the action thriller Code Ava starring Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich and Colin Farrell also cracked the crucial mark: With over 250,000 paid transactions within 100 days on VoD portals in Germany, Austria an

Global Screen sells TV hit DARK WOODS to multiple territories

Munich, 23.02.2021

After the hugely successful first broadcast of DARK WOODS (OT: “Das Geheimnis des Totenwaldes”) on German television, US, Canadian, Spanish and French audiences can now also look forward to seeing the exciting crime thriller mini-series. The international

GLOBAL SCREEN picks up big-budget live-action family adventure JIM BUTTON AND THE WILD 13 – an adaptation of Michael Ende’s internationally successful book classic

Munich, 11.02.2021

Global Screen, a brand of Telepool, has picked up global distribution rights to JIM BUTTON AND THE WILD 13. The live-action adaptation of Michael Ende's internationally best-selling novel was translated into 25 languages and is the second most expensive G

ARD Plus now also available on AppleTV+


Following the launch of the ARD Plus Channel on Amazon Prime Video in October 2020, the service is now also available to AppleTV+ users.


München, 04.02.2021

Bereits in der ersten Kaufwoche schnellt die Blu-ray auf Platz 1 der GfK Kaufcharts und sichert sich vor "Tenet" und "The New Mutants" die Spitzenposition.

Global Screen’s VEINS OF THE WORLD joins the Oscar race for Mongolia

Munich, 18.01.2021

The gripping drama VEINS OF THE WORLD was selected as official entry to the Academy Awards’ Best International Feature Film category for Mongolia. The director Byambasuren Davaa ("The Cave of the Yellow Dog", "The Two Horses of Genghis Khan") had previous

Signature Entertainment has acquired the rights to GLOBAL SCREEN’S stirring World War Two drama PLAN A for the UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia

Munich, 16.12.2020

The inconceivable, yet true story about Jewish revenge has been presold to Signature for the UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia, to Twelve Oaks Pictures for Spain and to New Select for Japan. 

TELEPOOL goes Seriencamp

Munich, 21.11.2020

TELEPOOL is once again the main sponsor for the Seriencamp Conference


München, 02.11.2020

Vom 03.11. bis 5.11. exklusiv nur in der Apple TV App verfügbar