Mini-major Studiocanal has struck bullish Cannes sales on "Paddington," "Serena," "Mood Indigo," "I Give It a Year" and "King of Soho," consolidating its position as a key European…
CANNES -- French thesp-turned-helmer Mathieu Amalric, who won Cannes' director nod two years ago for "On Tour," is preparing a big screen adaptation of Stendhal's classic novel "The Red and the…
France's Pascal Morelli is set to direct 3D animated feature "Le Prince et 108 Demons" (The Prince and the 108 Demons), inspired by the Chinese novel "Outlaws of the Water Margin."
French producers David Frenkel and Arno Moria's Synecdoche has boarded "Le Dernier des injustes" (The Last of the Unjust), a feature documentary penned and helmed by filmmaker and journalist Claude…
Cannes buyers have fallen under the spell of "Grace of Monaco," Olivier Dahan's drama toplining Nicole Kidman as thesp-turned-princess Grace Kelly.
Gaul's TF1 Intl. has been having a dynamic Cannes market under the new leadership of Sabine Chemaly, inking high-profile sales deals on a pair of titles screening in Cannes' Official Selection…
Edgard Tenembaum, Paris-based producer of Walter Salles' "The Motorcycle Diaries," has boarded "Water -- Between Imagination and Reality," an omnibus feature of nine shorts made by Israel-based…
French helmer Kim Chapiron, whose English-language debut "Dog Pound" earned him Tribeca's new narrative filmmaker prize, is prepping his sophomore feature, "La Creme de la Creme," a French-lingo…
While the persistent rain was a setback for Cannes festivities, business-wise it worked like a charm, market topper Jerome Paillard told Variety.
Following Edith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy, France's new president Francois Hollande will be the subject of a bigscreen docu in "Le Pouvoir" (The Power).
French animator Bibo Bergeron is teaming with Louis Viau to launch Happy Accident, a Paris-based outfit that will develop and co-produce Bergeron's films as well as third-party titles.