Rodolphe Belmer has been upped to managing director of Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group, in charge of editorial, distribution, commercial and technical activities.
PARIS -- After making a name for itself with upscale crimers such as Intl. Emmy-nommed "Braquo" and "Spiral," French TV giant Canal Plus has branched out into the fantasy genre with €11.4 million…
PARIS -- North America was the top market for European films outside Europe in 2010, according to a report published Tuesday by research org the European Audiovisual Observatory.
San Francisco-based The Global Film Initiative has acquired three Busan Film Festival players for U.S. release, Bahman Ghobadi-produced "111 Girls," Zhang Yuan's "Beijing Flickers" and Suman Ghosh's…
As confab opens, biz debates tech issues that could slow down growth
PARIS -- "Smell of Us," directed by "Kids" helmer Larry Clark, is one of seven pics that will receive coin from Ile de France.
As the Mipcom sales mart wrapped on Thursday, it turned out that it was Harvey Weinstein's keynote speech that best captured the mood of the market, confirming that despite a mixed economic picture…
Gallic TV company AB Groupe is teaming with news agency Capa and French crowdfunding platform Kisskissbankbank to build an eclectic slate of documentaries.
PARIS -- Gaiam Vivendi Ent. has inked an all-rights U.S. deal with Studiocanal on Spanish toonpic "Tad, the Lost Explorer."
Havas-owned Upside Distribution is launching documentary label La Grandeur, which is kicking off with "Unclaimed Baggage: The Unrevealed Story of Marilyn Monroe's Lost Wardrobe."
CANNES -- Israeli producer-distrib Armoza Formats has scored a pair of commissions with international broadcasters at the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes.