Pubcaster France Televisions has inked with Chinese documentary channel CCTV9 to fast-track co-productions and acquisitions between the nets.
Beta Film is visiting classic and familiar territory with its upcoming projects, being tubthumped at the MipTV mart.
CANNES -- Gaul's Upside Television has inked a raft of deals on "Through Your Eyes" a travel docu series hosted by blind journalist Sophie Massieu.
AB Droits Audiovisuels, the acquisition arm of Gallic pay TV firm AB Group, has bought Canadian-U.S. drama series "The Firm" for French-speaking Europe and inked a first-look deal with eOne to…
CANNES -- Electus Intl., the worldwide distribution arm of Ben Silverman's shingle, has closed a raft of deals on the first season of "Fashion Star," the reality show hosted and exec produced by Elle…
CANNES -- Mexican producer El Mall has inked a first-look deal with Zodiak Latino, the South American arm of Zodiak Media Group, to produce Zodiak formats for select Mexican broadcasters, including…
CANNES -- Germany's Bavaria Film and Dutch shingle TeVe Media Group have joined Newen Network, a group of European TV producers who get first-look options to each others' formats.
CANNES -- Kenya's "Shujaaz FM (Well Told Story)," Canada's "Endgame Interactive: Facebook Episode" and U.K.'s "Live From the Clinic" topped the Intl. Digital Emmy Awards, which were handed out Sunday…
CANNES -- French web TF1 will co-produce "Law and Order" showrunner Rene Balcer's "The Grand," a Paris-set, English-language cop show toplining Jean Reno.
CANNES -- U.S. docu project "An Honest Liar" and Canadian format "Looking for Love" and won Mipdoc and Mipformat's international pitch nods, respectively.
Doc en Stock, the Paris-based company founded by Daniel Leconte ("Carlos") is producing "I Love Democracy," a collection of six one-hour documentaries set in Tunisia, Russia, Grece, Turkey, the U.S…