PARIS -- Technicolor is aiming to become a key player in France's post-production and film distribution biz with the acquisition of a number of the bankrupt Quinta Industries' subsidiaries.
France's "Zarafa," Spain's "Wrinkles" and Iceland's "Legends of Valhalla: Thor" are among 50 toons and projects set to unspool at the 14th Cartoon Movie, one of Europe's leading animation markets.
At this year's Paris Rendez-vous, the French film showcase backed by Gaul's Unifrance, all eyes were on filmgoers in Germany.
The Jan. 11 death of Gilles Jacquier, reporter for Gaul's France 2 channel, underscores the dangers faced by journalists in areas of political unrest -- and in particular the unique perils to those…
PARIS -- MK2 has picked up French distribution and international sales rights to Egyptian helmer Yousry Nasrallah's "After the Battle."
PARIS -- French thesps Lea Seydoux ("Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol") and Tahar Rahim ("A Prophet") are set to topline Rebecca Zlotowski's contempo romantic drama "Grand Central."
PARIS -- The Gallic box office may have reached record highs last year, but homegrown film production fell 12%, according to a report from Ficam, the French film technicians' org.
It may be a French cultural phenomenon, but Gallic box office smash "Intouchables" (Untouchable) has roots that are planted as deeply in Hollywood as they are in the soil of the typical French comedy.
Gaul's kudos season kicked off Friday as Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" won best film and actress (Berenice Bejo) at the Lumieres Awards, the French equivalent to the Golden Globes.
PARIS -- Launched last year at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous, Matteo Lovadina's sales outfit Reel Suspects has closed a raft of deals on Laurent Bouhnik's raunchy relationship comedy "Q."