All3Media Deutschland Sets Up New Drama Company


All3Media Deutschland is launching a new drama business, which will be led by Irina Ignatiew-Lemke as managing director.

All3Media Deutschland Fiction is based in Berlin, with offices in Cologne and Munich. filmpool fiction (Polizeiruf 110, Tatort, Kommissar Dupin) will form part of the new German drama business.

Taco Rijssemus, CEO of All3Media Deutschland, said: “There is a huge demand globally for high quality drama and, as one of the largest independent production companies in Germany, there is a fantastic opportunity for us to significantly expand our drama production across different platforms. We firmly believe in the international appeal of German drama and look forward to working alongside other companies within the All3Media Group. I am very pleased that Irina will run All3Media Deutschland Fiction as managing director. She is an outstanding executive and producer who has been working successfully in the media and film industry for over 25 years. Her entrepreneurial and strategic skills, as well as her passion for exceptional scripted content, make her the perfect fit for this role.”

Ignatiew-Lemke, who will build the All3Media Deutschland Fiction team in the coming months, said: “We want to become a ‘creative hub’ and a partner for talented writers, directors and producers, working together to develop and create entertaining, socially relevant and internationally attractive content. I would like to thank Taco for his trust. I am excited to build this new business and look forward to working with Iris and her great team.”