Constantin Film Produktion gets new chief

Producer Oliver Berben upped from subsidiary Moovie

BERLIN -- Oliver Berben, a producer on the upcoming period drama "Pope Joan," has been promoted to managing director at German production giant Constantin Film Produktion. Berben is currently head of Constantin subsidiary Moovie, which focuses mainly on high-end German TV series and MOWs.

Among Berben’s upcoming productions is the comedy “Mannersache” (Man Stuff) from German stand up star Mario Barth. He also is producing a six-part miniseries on climate change directed by Doris Doerrie ("Cherry Blossoms -- Hanami").