President Nicolas Sarkozy has confirmed that he will set up the Centre National de la Musique to support the French music industry in the same way that the CNC backs the local film biz.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution to press public subsidy orgs to help fund the digitization of European cinema's production and distribution chain.
Building on his James Bond-style "OSS 117" satires with actor Jean Dujardin, French comedy scribe-helmer Michel Hazan-avicius made a bold move with "The Artist," a black-and-white silent film set in…
Gaul's national film and TV board, CNC, has confirmed the creation of a new fund to support world cinema that will become active next year.
PARIS -- Gaumont has closed the last territories on comedy-drama "Intouchables," which has grossed more than $50 million in France since its release on Nov. 2.
When pay TV giant Canal Plus announced it was stepping into the free digital terrestrial television market with Bollore Media's channels Direct 8 and Direct Star, it rocked the French TV community…
Gaul's Black Rabbit Film and Canada's Impatient Pictures have boarded Gallic helmer-scribe Frederic Colier's "Made in China."
After breaking revenue records in 2010, the Gallic box office has remained stable this year, bolstered by a slew of high-performing local pics released this fall, notably Maiwenn's "Polisse," Michel…
PARIS -- Studiocanal has nabbed French rights to Simon Curtis' "My Week With Marilyn."
Gregoire Melin's Kinology has rolled out major territory sales on "Emergo," the latest genre pic from Rodrigo Cortes and Adrian Guerra, the team behind "Buried" and "Red Lights."
Ron Howard's racing drama "Rush" has been snapped up by StudioCanal for U.K. distribution.