Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival will bow with Cannes Jury Prize winner "Poliss," Maiwenn's police ensembler, and close with Dominik Moll's Vincent Cassel starrer "The Monk."
Renowned director Costa Gavras ("Z," "The Ax") will direct "Capital," with Mathieu Kassovitz ("Amen") attached to play the president of one of Europe's biggest investment banks.
France's powerful movie industry lobbies have sounded a collective call to arms for the government to ante up Gallic pic tax rebates for French productions.
Lambert Wilson and Jacques Gamblin are attached to star in EuropaCorp thriller "Blind Man," with Gaul's Xavier Palud set to direct.
France, Belgium and Luxembourg are rapidly emerging as Europe's golden triangle for artier animated pic production, and attracting projects from elsewhere as well.
Cannes Directors' Fortnight player "The Fairy," a quirky romantic comedy from Belgium, has seduced a flurry of Cannes buyers and closed 15 territories, including the U.S. with Kino Lorber.
With a diverse sales slate ranging from 3D nature-themed film "Amazonia" to Gallic romcom "Bachelor Days Are Over," Jean Labadie's shingle Le Pacte left Cannes with a flurry of major territory deals…
Spain's top TV producer Globomedia has joined the Newen Network, a group of leading European TV producers.
Pathe International has closed more than 70 sales across its slate rolling off a vibrant Cannes market.
Accessible art is something of a Michel Gondry specialty.