It may be fall but the heat is on as the Mipcom sales market bows today in sweltering temperatures expected to be high even by French Riviera standards.
Gallic commercial network TF1 is launching Premium VOD Multi-Series, a Facebook application allowing users to watch select U.S. series less than 24 hours after their Stateside broadcast.
Expanding its reach in Asia, Sundance Channel Global has closed a carriage deal for Sundance Channel HD with Astro, Malaysia's key pay TV operator, in the run up to the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes.
International brand manager PGS Entertainment has inked a deal with Universal Pictures Video for worldwide distribution of "The Jungle Bunch," a one-hour, CGI 3D toon special produced by Gaul's TAT.
Bodega Films has nabbed French theatrical distribution rights to psychological drama ''Policeman,'' which is helmed by up-and-coming Israeli director Nadav Lapid.
Luc Besson's mini-major EuropaCorp is set to open a 12-screen multiplex near Paris in 2013.
France's top film institutions have joined to launch an international petition to free the six Iranian filmmakers jailed since Sept. 18 by Iran's authorities.
Fox Entertainment prexy Kevin Reilly will unveil an extended trailer for Kiefer Sutherland starrer "Touch" during the Media Mastermind keynote session at Mipcom, the TV showcase that kicks off Oct. 3…
BBC Worldwide France, the Paris-based sales and distribution branch of the British pubcaster, has inked a flurry of deals across its slate.
PARIS -- "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," "Mamma Mia!" and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" were last year's most-watched films on TV in the world top 26…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%