France's Le Pacte founder Jean Labadie is leveraging his long relationships in the biz to build his 3-year-old company into a major force.
France's Backup Films is structuring finance on "El Frances."
Gaul's Kinology has nabbed international sales rights to Mexican helmer-scribe Everardo Valerio Gout's psychological thriller "Days of Grace."
France's Michel Ocelot is prepping 3D toon feature "Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes" (Kirikou and Men and Women).
Thanks to its government-backed film-funding system, France's movie industry now reads like an open book on Cinefinances.info, a website that breaks down the funding model of every French film…
Fresh off a four-pic deal with Gallic comicbook publisher Les Humanoides Associes, Paris-based Full House is making "I Am Legion," an English-language vampire movie set during WWII that will be its…
Lithuanian first-timer Saulius Drunga's drama "Anarchy in Zirmunai" has been acquired in key European territories.
TF1 Intl. has acquired world rights to Finnish animated feature "Santa's Magic Crystal," directed by Antti Haikala, production designer on 2008 B.O. smash hit "Nico and the Way to the Stars."
The French are catching the "Mad Men" phenom.
With Walter Salles' "On the Road" now in post, MK2 is continuing the trend of French companies backing well-known international auteurs with new projects from Abbas Kiarostami -- "The End" -- and…
Lionsgate's "Mad Men" and Fox's "Glee" are among the U.S. series chasing Gold Nymph awards at the 51th Monte Carlo Television Festival.