PARIS -- Arte France Cinema, the film arm of the Franco-German net, will co-produce four pics, including "Tom a la ferme" from Canadian helmer Xavier Dolan.
PARIS -- Franco-German net Arte has pre-bought Jane Campion and Garth Davis' "Top of the Lake" from BBC Worldwide France, which has also revealed several other deals in the run-up to Mipcom.
PARIS -- A Paris court has sentenced five French pirates to three-to-six months in jail, and fined them a total of €1.1 million ($1.4 million) in damages.
Three years after launching its Gallic arm, U.K.-based producer Shine Group is bowing a fiction division, Shine Films France, and has tapped former Endemol exec Nora Melhli to run it.
PARIS -- A newly restored print of Michael Cimino's Western epic "Heaven's Gate" will close Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival on Oct. 21.
PARIS -- Zodiak Kids' Marathon Media, one of France's top purveyors of hit toon skeins, is upping the ante with its new project "Blake and the Aliens" (working title), collaborating with Nickelodeon…
PARIS -- Vivendi-owned paybox Canal Plus has unveiled the programming slate and acquisitions of its new free-to-air DTT channels D8 and D17.
French B.O. phenom "The Intouchables" has been selected to rep Gaul in the foreign-language race at the Academy Awards.
PARIS -- After reopening its Paris offices in July, Discovery Networks is now repositioning itself within the French TV landscape.
French digital terrestrial net Gulli and Ireland's Monster Entertainment and Jam Media topped the Cartoon Tributes Awards at the Cartoon Forum, the co-production mini-mart dedicated to European TV…