Senator taps Kontor for digi dist'n


COLOGNE, Germany -- Berlin indie distribution/production group Senator Entertainment has signed a distribution deal with Hamburg-based Kontor New Media that will see Kontor handle the digital storage and distribution of Senator films.

The deal, announced Monday, encompasses Senator's entire library of more than 200 titles, from such in-house productions as "The Miracle of Bern" to licensed product like "Chocolat," for which Senator holds German rights.

Kontor will handle the distribution of Senator films on VOD and new media platforms in Germany.