Gaumont, the powerhouse behind "The Intouchables," is turning into a major backer of contempo French thrillers.
Jeremie Renier ("The Kid With a Bike"), Audrey Fleurot ("The Intouchables") and Bouli Lanners ("Rust and Bone") have boarded "The Brotherhood of Tears," a $7 million concept-driven thriller from…
San Francisco-based documentary sales and production shingle Ro*Co Films is set to theatrically release its first title, Brian Knappenberger's doc on civil disobedience "We Are Legion: the Story of…
Canadian comedy hit "Starbuck," which has already spawned a Hollywood remake, is set for a €8 million ($10.37 million) makeover in France.
Paris FX, the annual animation and vfx showcase, will turn the spotlight on the French and British post-production artists behind "Skyfall, " "Cloud Atlas" and "Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia."
DIJON -- French film industryites are calling for the European Commission to greenlight an amendment to ramp up taxes on France's powerful Internet service providers.
While French films and TV skeins often spur international remakes, homegrown musicals seldom travel beyond the Gallic border. Dove Attia and Albert Cohen, who have produced five shows that have sold…
Rodolphe Belmer has been upped to managing director of Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group, in charge of editorial, distribution, commercial and technical activities.
PARIS -- After making a name for itself with upscale crimers such as Intl. Emmy-nommed "Braquo" and "Spiral," French TV giant Canal Plus has branched out into the fantasy genre with €11.4 million…
PARIS -- North America was the top market for European films outside Europe in 2010, according to a report published Tuesday by research org the European Audiovisual Observatory.
San Francisco-based The Global Film Initiative has acquired three Busan Film Festival players for U.S. release, Bahman Ghobadi-produced "111 Girls," Zhang Yuan's "Beijing Flickers" and Suman Ghosh's…