BBC Worldwide France has inked a deal with Gaul's pubcaster France on two new formats: "A Week Without Electricity" and "Romeo and Juliet."
CANNES -- Brazil's TV Globo topped the number of nominations for the 39th Intl. Emmy Awards, as it did last year.
Scott Adkins ("The Expendables 2") and Michael Jai White ("Black Dynamite") have joined the international cast of sci-fi TV series "Metal Hurlant Chronicles."
It may be fall but the heat is on as the Mipcom sales market bows today in sweltering temperatures expected to be high even by French Riviera standards.
A record number of industryites made the trek to Cannes for Mip Junior, the international mart for kids' programming, with some concerned about the contracting tyke production biz.
Gallic commercial network TF1 is launching Premium VOD Multi-Series, a Facebook application allowing users to watch select U.S. series less than 24 hours after their Stateside broadcast.
Expanding its reach in Asia, Sundance Channel Global has closed a carriage deal for Sundance Channel HD with Astro, Malaysia's key pay TV operator, in the run up to the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes.
International brand manager PGS Entertainment has inked a deal with Universal Pictures Video for worldwide distribution of "The Jungle Bunch," a one-hour, CGI 3D toon special produced by Gaul's TAT.
Bodega Films has nabbed French theatrical distribution rights to psychological drama ''Policeman,'' which is helmed by up-and-coming Israeli director Nadav Lapid.
Luc Besson's mini-major EuropaCorp is set to open a 12-screen multiplex near Paris in 2013.
France's top film institutions have joined to launch an international petition to free the six Iranian filmmakers jailed since Sept. 18 by Iran's authorities.