After scoring top ratings with two French crime dramas, "Braquo" and "Pigalle," Canal Plus is switching gears and going for English-language epic, fantasy and period series.
French sales house Wide Management is launching a documentary label focusing on niche titles and docus with social, historical and political themes.
With the Cannes Film Festival due to announce its official selection on Thursday, news is ramping up about associated events.
Eric Lagesse's Pyramide has taken French rights to comedy ensembler "Mine vaganti" (Loose Cannons).
Paris VFX and toon shingles weathered the storm last year as employment went up by 30%, according to Ile de France Film Commission.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is in negotiations to buy Gallic TV-film production house Cipango, producer of NBC's miniseries "XIII."
Firming up its role as one of Europe's leading toon providers to the U.S. TV market, Paris-based shingle Marathon Media has closed a raft of sales with Cartoon Network in the States.
Bollore Media, the media subsid of Gallic conglom the Bollore Group, is creating a movie production studio.
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