LA ROCHELLE, France -- Following their collaboration on "March of the Penguins" and "The Fox and the Child," French documentary shingle Bonne Pioche has boarded Luc Jacquet's large-scale doc, "Il…
LA ROCHELLE, France -- Chinese distrib Rare Media unveiled plans to co-produce and acquire foreign docs at Sunny Side of the Doc, which bowed on Tuesday in La Rochelle.
In the run-up to the Sunny Side of the Doc event, which kicks off on Tuesday in La Rochelle, the Centre National du Cinema (CNC) has unveiled a report underscoring challenges within the Gallic TV…
As the documentary community gathers in La Rochelle, France, for nonfiction mart Sunny Side of the Doc (June 26-29), filmmakers are finding greater opportunities for theatrical distribution and new…
PARIS -- French helmer-producer Luc Besson has called for application's to his L'Ecole de la Cite film school, which will accept students in September.
PARIS -- U.S. private equity firm Vector Capital is set to inject €191 million ($240 million) into Technicolor for a 30% stake in the Paris-based company.
Gaumont Intl. Television, the L.A.-based arm of the Gallic mini-major, has tapped "Drive" helmer Nicolas Winding Refn to bring "Barbarella" to the smallscreen.
PARIS -- South African helmer Oliver Hermanus, whose "Skoonheid" (Beauty) played in Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2011, is reteaming with his French producer-distributor Didier Costet at Swift on "The…
French judicial authorities have begun an investigation into the business affairs of Technicolor, as part of a civil lawsuit lodged by Tarak Ben Ammar against the post-production company, its former…
New York-based distrib Gkids made a big splash at the recent Annecy fest, which drew buyers from around the world looking for the kind of animated art films that are the event's stock in trade.
PARIS -- Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to French Canadian Xavier Dolan's feature debut "I Killed My Mother," a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama, which Dolan penned, helmed and starred…