While France's film production levels and investments bounced back to reach near-record highs in 2010, Gallic pics' shoot days and expenditure outside France were also on the rise, according to a…
French thesps Alain Chabat and Eric Elmosnino are set to topline helmer Yann Samuell's "War of the Buttons," an adaptation of Louis Pergaud's classic novel.
The trend that emerged at France's recent Cartoon Movie co-production mart has nothing to do with kidpics.
German sales outfit Sola Media has closed a bevy of pre-sales on "Carlo's Casino," a 3D gag-ladden toon feature produced by Danish animation helmer-producer Thomas Borch Nielsen ("Sunshine Barry and…
Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes, directors of 2009 Academy Award-nominated toon short "This Way Up," are prepping "Cog," their feature film debut.
Three French nominees -- "Despicable Me" co-helmer Pierre Coffin, Euro giant StudioCanal and France 3 Cinema -- won Cartoon Movie Tributes for best director, distributor and producer of the year.
Philippe Aigle's Paris-based Naia Prods. is teaming with Christian Baute's Selavy in Berlin to produce animated feature "Adama," a period odyssey/coming-of-age tale set on the cusp of the modern age.
French vidgame and publishing powerhouse Ankama is stepping into animated feature production with "Mutafukaz," a 2D urban sci-fi spoof.