Gaumont Intl. Television, the L.A.-based arm of the Gallic mini-major, has tapped "Drive" helmer Nicolas Winding Refn to bring "Barbarella" to the smallscreen.
PARIS -- South African helmer Oliver Hermanus, whose "Skoonheid" (Beauty) played in Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2011, is reteaming with his French producer-distributor Didier Costet at Swift on "The…
French judicial authorities have begun an investigation into the business affairs of Technicolor, as part of a civil lawsuit lodged by Tarak Ben Ammar against the post-production company, its former…
New York-based distrib Gkids made a big splash at the recent Annecy fest, which drew buyers from around the world looking for the kind of animated art films that are the event's stock in trade.
PARIS -- Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to French Canadian Xavier Dolan's feature debut "I Killed My Mother," a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama, which Dolan penned, helmed and starred…
PARIS -- Matthew Akers' documentary "Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present" nabbed the inaugural Champs Elysees Film Festival's audience award for feature at the closing ceremony on Tuesday in…
Kristin Scott Thomas, Andre Dussollier and Sergi Lopez will star in helmer Laurent Herbiet's "Vatican, le Christ habite chez les Borgia" (Vatican, Christ Lives With the Borgias), exploring the hidden…
Two socially-conscious mixed-media features - Anca Damian's "Crulic - The Path to Beyond" and Laurent Boileau and Jung Henin's "Approved For Adoption" - shared top honors Saturday at the 2012 Annecy…
PARIS -- Marc du Pontavice's Paris-based shingle Xilam is bringing its popular cartoon franchise "Oggy and the Cockroaches" to the bigscreen with a slapstick, non-verbal toon comedy.
PARIS -- Steven Bawol's Helion Pictures has acquired English-language remake rights to hit Gallic thriller skein "Mafiosa," which follows in the footsteps of two other Canal Plus crimers recently…
PARIS -- Gaul's Lagardere Active kids programming channels Canal J, Gulli and TiJi unveiled key acquisitions at the Annecy Animation Film Festival on Thursday.