Taking a position that threatens to turn the theatrical 3D business upside down, France's film board the CNC has announced plans to phase out all silver screens from Gaul's theaters within five years.
LYON, France -- Manuel Cristobal's Perro Verde Films won European Producer of the Year at the 14th Cartoon Movie mini-mart that wrapped Friday in Lyon.
LYON, France -- Bac Films has picked up French distribution rights for Copenhagen Bombay-produced toonpic "Beyond Beyond," Esben Toft Jacobsen's follow up to "The Great Bear."
French helmer Patrice Leconte is once again venturing into animation with "Music!" a €15 million ($19.9 million) English-language musical feature.
LYON, France -- GKids has nabbed U.S. distribution rights to Jean-Francois Laguionie's critically lauded CGI toonpic "Le Tableau" (The Painting).
PARIS -- Helmers of Gallic tale "A Monster in Paris," French 2D hand-drawn adventure "Zarafa" and Danish 3D comedy "Ronal the Barbarian" will compete for director kudo at Cartoon Movie, the European…
While the number of new 3D pics seems to be leveling off Stateside, European filmmakers continue to expand with low-budget and arty 3D toons.
Producers come to Cartoon Movie seeking partners for their animated offerings. These rank among the confab's more promising projects.
The awards triumph of "The Artist" is boosting more than the egos and fortunes of its creative team.
PARIS -- Media conglom Vivendi's adjusted net income climbed 9.4% to a record €2.9 billion ($3.8 billion) in 2011 while its revenues remained stable at $38.3 billion.
Hot B.O. at home and abroad keeps auds and distribs happy.