PARIS -- Continuing on its laureled path, Michael Haneke's "Amour" swept three kudos at Paris' Lumiere Awards, which kicks off France's awards season.
Beating all previous records, French films grossed €873 ($1.2 billion) outside the country in 2012, driven by three box office freight trains: "Taken 2," "The Intouchables" and "The Artist."
Jean Philippe Tirel, the driving force behind France's Wild Bunch Distribution, is ankling the company to launch his own acquisition vehicle, Selective Films, which is set to bow at Cannes.
PARIS France has experienced its own deranged shooters, with each event bringing up arguments over the possible causes. After a recent incident, local legislators tried to ban violent videogames, so…
In the run up to its Sundance bow, Quentin Dupieux's Los Angeles-set "Wrong Cops," a left-of-field comedy turning on a group of disturbed cops, has already locked down international partners.
Record producer-songwriter Mirwais Ahmadzai, who is best known for resurrecting Madonna's career, is making his first foray as a movie producer with "GHB," a stylish, concept-driven drama directed by…
Running Jan. 15-21 at Paris' Grand Hotel, the 15th Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous, a French film showcase, looks set to be a record edition in more ways than one.
Movies are on a roll worldwide, but can the good times last?
Comedies can sell as well as dramas. The 15th Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous kicks off with Daniele Thompson's "It Happened in Saint- Tropez," from Pathe. And over the next four days, a score of other…
Gaul's TF1 Intl. has unveiled three laffers ahead of the Unifrance Rendez-vous film mini-mart, which kicks off in Paris on Tuesday.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has approved a capital increase worth at least €30.3 million ($39.5 million) to finance TV production and its move into exhibition.