Pascal Herold's Delacave Studio is on board to produce "Baba Yaga," a 3D animated fairytale based on a recurring character from Slavic folklore.
Even without the Luc Besson-produced "Taken," the U.S. remained the biggest market for French cinema abroad -- but also its greatest challenge -- in 2010.
Francois Ozon's "Potiche," Kristin Scott Thomas starrer "Love Crime" and Eric Lartigau's "The Big Picture" are among the 20 Gallic pics set to unspool at the Unifrance's French fest, which runs March…
The new generation of French talent includes Clotilde Hesme, Asais Demoustier, Pio Marmai and Marina Fois.
Panache Animation's producer duo Guillaume Noblet and Fred Remuzat are developing their first feature, "Smog," an English-language fantasy suspenser 3D toon.
Belgium's The Big Farm will co-produce Raul Garcia's 3D "Extraordinary Tales."
Madrid-based 6 Sales has acquired world rights outside Spain to Perro Verde Films' 2D toonpic "Arrugas" (Wrinkles).
Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" topped kudos Friday night at Gaul's 36th Cesar Awards ceremony, hosted by Jodie Foster as honorary president.
While Hollywood remained consumed with the Oscars, Quentin Tarantino received an honorary Cesar award -- and much more -- at the French film awards, which took place Friday in Paris.
Europe's toon sector thrives as pics target tougher themes, teens and adults.