Banijay is a collective of the best independent entertainment producers and creative entrepreneurs. We offer first-class entertainment that gets everyone in Germany talking.
Marcus Wolter
CEO & Co-Founder Banijay Germany

We are Banijay

4 billion views and viewers

Banijay Germany is the largest independent German production company whose entertainment programmes on television, digital platforms and on stage reach nearly four billion viewers every year. As part of the international Banijay Group, the world’s largest content provider, Banijay Germany is in an excellent position to successfully shape the changes that digitalisation and new streaming providers are bringing to the entertainment industry.

1,100 employees

The 1,000+ people employed by Banijay Germany produce more than 2,000 hours of programming annually and thus reach an audience of millions on digital platforms and linear television daily – more viewers than any other Germany entertainment company. The best-known German brands include programmes like The Masked Singer, TV Total, Schlag den Star, Promi Big Brother or Tatort Dresden as well as innumerable renowned performing artists.

250 million euros turnover

In Germany, the 20 companies that make up the Banijay Group have a turnover of more than 250 million euros. Among them are many of Germany’s prominent production companies including Endemol Shine, Good Times, Banijay Productions, Made For and Brainpool as well as affiliated companies like Raab TV.

120 companies worldwide

Banijay Germany profits from the strong market position of the global Banijay Group based in Paris, which with more than 120 subsidiary companies is represented in 20+ countries. Banijay offers the best stories and many of the world’s most successful entertainment shows told in regional formats and in a language that the viewers understand.

„I aim to attract attention through relevant series and films or the promotion of young filmmakers and, of course, through the women's quota, in which I want to continue to be involved as a producer.“

Nanni Erben
Managing Director MadeFor

"With fun and passion you can move mountains or at least build a significant tunnel"

Arno Schneppenheim
Managing Director & Co-Founder Banijay Productions Germany

"I´m given every dirty job."

Stefan Raab

"Diversity, equal opportunities and tolerance are lived values in the Banijay Group, which should be strived for as an integral part of every corporate culture."

Fabian Tobias
Managing Director EndemolShine Germany

"Every situation in life has the potential to become a new sketch!

Luke Mockridge

Team

Marcus Wolter
Marcus Wolter
CEO
Knut Kremling
Knut Kremling
COO
Katrin Ahues
Katrin Ahues
Head of Communications
Natali Schäfer-Buric
Natali Schäfer-Buric
Head of HR
Michael Laegel
Michael Laegel
CFO
Heike Lutzer
Heike Lutzer
Head of Marketing & Design
Michael Gaul
Michael Gaul
Head of Legal
Sebastian Menge
Sebastian Menge
Head of IT
Aylin Firat
Aylin Firat
Personal Assistant to CEO
Michael Roßlenbroich
Michael Roßlenbroich
Head of Payroll
Janine Berns
Janine Berns
Head of Accounting & Tax
Simone Lenzen
Simone Lenzen
Head of Communications (parental leave)
Elena Kats
Elena Kats
Head of Financial Planning, Reporting & Controlling (parental leave)

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Contact

Banijay Germany GmbH
Schanzenstrasse 22
51063 Köln

hello@banijay.de
Tel: +49 (0) 221 6509 5000

Press inquiries
Katrin Ahues
katrin.ahues@banijay.de