BIARRITZ -- Gaul's France Televisions Distribution has closed major sales on "Hotel Paradis: A House of Ill Repute," Canal Plus' upscale costume drama series helmed by Mabrouk El Mechri ("The Cold…
Eric Lagesse's Paris-based shingle Pyramide Intl. has closed sales on Ilmar Raag's"Une Estonienne Paris" ("A Lady in Paris"), a Locarno standout, to major territories.
Using the tried-and-tested one-two sales punch of Venice and Toronto, France's Films Distribution has rolled out deals on three of its highest-profile titles: "Tango Libre," "Citadel" and "Goal of…
Alain Attal's Les Productions du Tresor ("Blood Ties") is teaming with Des Films en Aiguilles on "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise," an ambitious -- for France -- $19 million 3D animated feature set the…
New York-based Film Movement has acquired North-American rights to Contemporary World Cinema contender "Three Worlds," a French drama helmed by Catherine Corsini.
French pics continue to rack up sales
PARIS -- "The Artist" helmer Michel Hazanavicius is to take his first major acting role in "Jacky au royaume des filles" (Jacky in Women's Kingdom), a satirical laffer penned and directed by…
PARIS -- President Francois Hollande's government is facing its first opposition from the local film and TV industry over its plan to divert €150 million ($189 million) from national film and TV…
Harvey Weinstein, hailed as a national hero in France since "The Artist" won six Oscars, will be at the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes in October, where he will deliver a keynote speech and unveil the…
PARIS -- Zodiak Kids has closed a raft of deals on Zodiak-owned Marathon Media's hit toon series "Totally Spies," Gaul's longest-running animated show.
PARIS -- Gaul's Banijay Group has acquired a majority stake in Australian producer Screentime, including its New Zealand subsidiary and its distribution affiliate in Ireland.