BIARRITZ, France -- Upside Distribution, owned by French media conglom Havas, has scored pre-sales on "The Ground Breakers," a six-part investigative documentary series profiling six entrepreneurs…
BIARRITZ, France -- "The Americans," FX's drama series toplining Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB spies masquerading as a married American couple in the 1980s, will world premiere on the opening…
BIARRITZ, France -- Income from the export of French programs rose 13% to €153.6 million ($196.2 million) last year, driven by an increase in fiction and format deals.
BIARRITZ, France -- "The Tour de France," Jean-Christophe Rose's two-part documentary looking at the cycling event's 100-year history, is peddling its way Stateside.
BIARRITZ -- Helmer Jane Campion is set to take part in Creative Talks, a series of masterclasses hosted by Variety parent Reed Midem during the upcoming Mipcom TV market at Cannes.
BIARRITZ -- Gaul's France Televisions Distribution has closed major sales on "Hotel Paradis: A House of Ill Repute," Canal Plus' upscale costume drama series helmed by Mabrouk El Mechri ("The Cold…
Eric Lagesse's Paris-based shingle Pyramide Intl. has closed sales on Ilmar Raag's"Une Estonienne Paris" ("A Lady in Paris"), a Locarno standout, to major territories.
Using the tried-and-tested one-two sales punch of Venice and Toronto, France's Films Distribution has rolled out deals on three of its highest-profile titles: "Tango Libre," "Citadel" and "Goal of…
Alain Attal's Les Productions du Tresor ("Blood Ties") is teaming with Des Films en Aiguilles on "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise," an ambitious -- for France -- $19 million 3D animated feature set the…
New York-based Film Movement has acquired North-American rights to Contemporary World Cinema contender "Three Worlds," a French drama helmed by Catherine Corsini.
French pics continue to rack up sales