European media giant Vivendi has inked a pact with U.K. mobile company Vodafone to acquire the group's 44% stake in SFR, one of Gaul's major mobile and broadband companies.
Discovery Networks Intl. has commissioned Darlow Smithson Prods. to produce "MegaQuake: Hour That Shook Japan," a one-hour special examining the recent events that have devastated Japan.
The pilot of HBO hit "Boardwalk Empire" is set to open Series Mania, a Paris-based festival showcasing international TV dramas that runs in the French capital April 11-18. Episodes of Neil Cross's…
Adventure and nature-themed documentaries captured buyers' interest at the two-day Mipdoc, which wrapped Sunday in Cannes.
As 11,500 execs descend on Cannes today, the mood is as good as the unusually hot weather heating up the Croisette.
French paybox Canal Plus has picked up comedy-drama "The Big C" and fantasy skein "No Ordinary Family" at Mip TV.
Sundance Channel Global has acquired rights to AMC's post-apocalyptic horror skein "The Walking Dead" for France and French-speaking Belgium from international distribution shingle Entertainment One.
Rolling off "Oceans," France's overseas 2010 box office champ, Gallic filmmakers Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin ("Winged Migration") have re-teamed on "Kingdom of the Oceans," an $80 million…
Execs from Germany's ZDF Enterprises, Gaul's Boreales, U.S.' National Geographic and Japanese pubcaster NHK got together to share experiences on building innovative co-productions at a financing…
Spreading its net ever wider, Sundance Channel Global is set to launch in Spain, following a deal with Telefonica's IPTV service, Moviestar Imageno.
Rebates help with the productions of "Hugo Cabret," "Merlin" and "Thor."