German licence trader Splendid Medien has posted sales revenues of Euros 20.5m for the first half of 2003, slightly up on 2002's Euros 19.8m.

The provosional consolidated earnings for the first six months amounted to Euros -1.7m, an improvement on last year's result of Euros -9.6m.

According to provisional figures, the most important business unit was licence trading including cinema exploitation, which recorded revenues of Euros 15.5m (75.6% of overall revenues) primarily from the theatrical releases of Gangs Of New York, My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Dragonball Z as well as from TV deals signed with KirchMedia in 2001 and ProSiebenSat.1 Media in 2002.

Home entertainment followed with 19% of Splendid Medien's overall revenues and postproduction with a share of 5.4%.