PARIS -- Luc Besson is to write and direct an English-language, live-action adaptation of the sci-fi comicbook series "Valerian."
Canal Plus has partnered with French press agency Capa on two large-scale documentaries: "Kindia Horizon 2015," chronicling humanitarian work in Kindia, a small town in Lower Guinea, and "Global…
After two years of losses, Luc Besson's EuropaCorp hit breakeven for the financial year ended March 31, posting a €100,000 ($124,600) net profit.
LA ROCHELLE, France -- Following their collaboration on "March of the Penguins" and "The Fox and the Child," French documentary shingle Bonne Pioche has boarded Luc Jacquet's large-scale doc, "Il…
LA ROCHELLE, France -- Chinese distrib Rare Media unveiled plans to co-produce and acquire foreign docs at Sunny Side of the Doc, which bowed on Tuesday in La Rochelle.
In the run-up to the Sunny Side of the Doc event, which kicks off on Tuesday in La Rochelle, the Centre National du Cinema (CNC) has unveiled a report underscoring challenges within the Gallic TV…
As the documentary community gathers in La Rochelle, France, for nonfiction mart Sunny Side of the Doc (June 26-29), filmmakers are finding greater opportunities for theatrical distribution and new…
PARIS -- French helmer-producer Luc Besson has called for application's to his L'Ecole de la Cite film school, which will accept students in September.
PARIS -- U.S. private equity firm Vector Capital is set to inject €191 million ($240 million) into Technicolor for a 30% stake in the Paris-based company.
Gaumont Intl. Television, the L.A.-based arm of the Gallic mini-major, has tapped "Drive" helmer Nicolas Winding Refn to bring "Barbarella" to the smallscreen.
PARIS -- South African helmer Oliver Hermanus, whose "Skoonheid" (Beauty) played in Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2011, is reteaming with his French producer-distributor Didier Costet at Swift on "The…