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Hit by France's steep TV ad downturn, Gallic broadcaster M6 has delayed the launch of a planned 8 p.m. newscast until the fall.
Unifrance, Gaul's leading org for promoting French cinema worldwide, has elected veteran producer Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre as its next president.
Thanks to megahit "Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis," Gallic films bested U.S. movies in France last year and cinema admissions rose an eye-catching 6.2% to 188.8 million.
On New Year's Day, Gaul's biggest regulatory overhaul of the audiovisual sector in a generation is due to become law.
U.S. immigration dramas "Prince of Broadway" from Sean Baker and "Frozen River" by Courtney Hunt are among 15 pics that will compete in Morocco's Marrakech Film Festival.
Four major French terrestrial HD channels went live on Thursday.
Atlantic Media Production has inked a pact with TV presenter Michel Drucker, founder and prexy of Studio Gabriel.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line