French toon studio Gaumont-Alphanim is prepping "Santa's Apprentice 2," a sequel to its successful 2010 feature, which plays in competition at Annecy this week.
Lambert Wilson ("The Matrix Reloaded") will head the voice-cast of eagerly awaited Gallic animated feature "Ernest and Celestine."
French vidgame, publishing and production house Ankama is developing a feature film and TV series based on one of its most popular franchises, "Dofus."
Jan Kounen ("Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky," "Dobermann") is attached to direct sci-fi adventure 3D toonpic "Windwalkers -- Chronicle of the 34th Horde."
Updates from the world of animation, ranging from a vfx school's plan to give pupils an edge to an Indian take on a Hollywood legend.
The Annecy Festival, the world's largest animation confab, will afford two breathtaking views: a high stretch of French Alps, and the ever-growing spectrum of Europe's burgeoning movie animation…
As crowdsourcing heats up around the globe, Gallic producer Tom Dercourt is developing La Septieme Salle, a community-based website that gives Gallic users a say in which arthouse films are booked at…
Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival will bow with Cannes Jury Prize winner "Poliss," Maiwenn's police ensembler, and close with Dominik Moll's Vincent Cassel starrer "The Monk."
Renowned director Costa Gavras ("Z," "The Ax") will direct "Capital," with Mathieu Kassovitz ("Amen") attached to play the president of one of Europe's biggest investment banks.
Lambert Wilson and Jacques Gamblin are attached to star in EuropaCorp thriller "Blind Man," with Gaul's Xavier Palud set to direct.
France's powerful movie industry lobbies have sounded a collective call to arms for the government to ante up Gallic pic tax rebates for French productions.