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Constantin Film AG is a German film production and film distribution company.

History

Constantin Film Distribution GmbH was founded by Waldfried Barthel and Preben Philipsen in April 1, 1950 in Frankfurt, Germany. On December 21, 1964, the name of the company was changed to Constantin Film GmbH.

In the 1960s, Constantin film co-produced the Harry Alan Towers Fu Manchu series and the three Clint Eastwood spaghetti westerns.

In 1978, German film producer Bernd Eichinger bought into the company and became general manager of the now called Neue Constantin Film GmbH until 1999. Now he is the deputy chairman of the supervisory board.

Constantin Film AG is listed on the stock market since 1999.

In 2007, Constantin Film announced support for Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD. In January 2008, they declared exclusive support for Blu-ray Disc, dropping all future HD DVD releases.

List of films by Constantin Film Production GmbH




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