In an abrupt exec shuffle at Gallic commercial broadcaster TF1, Philippe Balland has replaced Laurent Storch as chairman of TF1 Prods.
PARIS -- Discovery Networks has tapped Nicolas Bonard as managing director of Discovery Channel France to strengthen the company's position in the Gallic market.
Michael Fassbender will star in and co-produce "Assassin's Creed," the bigscreen adaptation of Ubisoft's videogame franchise, through his DMC Film.
Gabriel Abrantes' "Narciso, Edipo and Orpheus" nabbed one of the five prizes at the fourth edition of FIDLab, the co-production forum dedicated to micro-budgeted documentaries and fiction films…
After breaking an all-time participation record last year, MipJunior is trying something new for its 20th anni -- Digital Kids, a day of conferences and networking, at the upcoming tyke TV mart.
PARIS -- Banijay Prods. France has launched a reality content division and tapped inhouse producer Florence Fayard as its managing director.
PARIS -- Universal Pictures Intl. has added three pics to its 2013 theatrical slate in France.
PARIS -- Stephane Milliere's Gedeon is launching Docland Yard, a press agency producing mid-to-low-budget investigative documentaries for pay TV, satellite and DTT nets.
PARIS "The Dream of Shahrazad," "Wrestling in Dakar" and "The Crazy Machine" topped the Docs in Progress nods at Sunny Side of the Doc, the international documentary showcase that wrapped Friday in…
PARIS -- Luc Besson is to write and direct an English-language, live-action adaptation of the sci-fi comicbook series "Valerian."