Constantin Film AG
Constantin Film AG, a Highlight Communications AG company, has been a symbol of quality and success for nearly 40 years and has made a crucial contribution to the development and renown of the German film both at home and abroad. The Company is the most important independent German maker and distributor of productions in the entire field of audio-visual fiction and non-fiction. Company activity is based on the five pillars of film production/procurement of rights, film distribution, home entertainment, licence trading/TV exploitation and TV production (especially TV entertainment).
Constantin Film AG has released 39 of the 100 most successful German films of the last 15 years, including four of the Top 5: MANITOU’S SHOE (11.7 million viewers), DREAMSHIP SURPRISE – PERIOD 1 (9 million), SUCK ME SHAKESPEER (7.3 million) and FACK JU GÖHTE 2 (7.64 million). The film highlights of recent years include the outstanding Bernd Eichinger production “Perfume - The Story of a Murderer”, the Oscar®-nominated production “Downfall” and the Oscar®-winning “Nowhere in Africa”, as well as self-productions and co-productions “The White Massai”, “The Wave”, “The Baader-Meinhof Complex”, “Vicky the Viking”, "Look Who’s Back" and the globally successful “Resident Evil” series.
In addition to self-productions and co-productions in the film segment, Constantin Film is also constantly expanding its spheres of action: in these times of popularity for serials, the company is going with the times and developing its own serial productions for various exploitation platforms.
Constantin Film Schweiz AG
In 2009, Constantin Film Schweiz AG was founded, which specializes in the production and distribution of film, television and video formats and the provision of services in the field of entertainment and new media. As the first large film project was launched in cooperation with the successful Swiss director Michael Steiner in the course of 2010, the film Sennentuntschi. In 2012 The Swiss Miss Massacre was realized with the same director.
Constantin Entertainment GmbH
Constantin Entertainment is one of Germany's biggest TV production companies and realizes innovative entertainment formats for the German and international TV market. As a production partner for attractive, high-quality, successful and excellent entertainment-formats Constantin Entertainment works with all big German TV-stations.
Founded in 2001, the company with 500 employees is part of the Constantin Film-Group stands out with innovative, high-quality and cost effective programming in all entertainment genres. Whether it’s a unique event special, primetime show, comedy, reality show, scripted reality or docusoap – Constantin Entertainment works closely with all private and public broadcasters as a trusted production partner.
Rainbow Home Entertainment
Highlight Communications AG has its own distribution organization to best exploit its video rights for in-house and licensed films. Distribution of these rights in Switzerland and Austria is performed by the Rainbow Home Entertainment subsidiaries, which are wholly-owned by the Company. In addition, in Switzerland and Austria, the home entertainment products of Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Sony, Universum Film, Sunfilm Entertainment and Euro Video are marketed among others.
Highlight Communications GmbH
The German home entertainment market is handled by the 100% owned Highlight Communications (Germany) GmbH, which cooperates with Paramount Home Media Distribution.