New films by Roberto Benigni and Woody Allen are among a collection of new titles acquired by Germany's Tele Muenchen Group (TMG) at the recent American Film Market (AFM).

German speaking rights were bought for Benigni's latest box-office sensation The Tiger And The Snow; Allen's romantic comedy Scoop, starring Scarlet Johansson and Hugh Jackman; Agnieszka Holland's biopic on the last years of Ludwig van Beethoven in Copying Beethoven; Richard Attenborough's romantic drama Closing The Ring; Christophe Gans video game adaptation Silent Hill; horror veteran John Carpenter's The 13th Apostle; and newcomer director William-Brent Bell's Stay Alive.

Theatrical distribution of the seven films will be handled by the TMG subsidiary Concorde Filmverleih while the video and DVD releases will be handled by Concorde Home Entertainment.