Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has pacted with France's Dassault Systemes to develop 3-D software applications for marketing and movies.
Gallic mini-major StudioCanal has tapped Pathe producer Leonard Glowinski to the newly-created post of head of co-productions and acquisitions for France and Europe.
Rolling off Cannes, Gallic TV powerhouse Marathon has inked a bevy of sales on its toon feature, "Totally Spies."
Leading Gallic commercial net TF1 is close to inking a Euros 192 million ($267.7 million) investment in AB Group, a digital TV channel operator and rights broker.
"Baba," a psychological drama directed by Zuzana Kirchnerova-Spidlova, won the top prize.
Films from France and from Belgium, "Goodbye Gary" and "Lost Person's Area," took top honors.
"J'ai tue ma mere" (I Killed My Mother) took three prizes at the 41st Cannes Directors' Fortnight.
Rolling off his success in Ken Loach's "Looking for Eric," soccer-star-turned thesp Eric Cantona will topline "Les mouvements du bassin" (The Pelvis Moves), the next film from Gallic helmer HPG, the…
French sales companies have continued to rack up deals on the Croisette.
Amid the global economic meltdown, Paris-based website Touscoprod.com has hit the blogosphere to help film directors and producers finance their films.
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media