Gallic docu sales company 10 Francs is diversifying into formats and fiction, general manager Guy Knafo announced at France Television Intl.'s Biarritz Rendez-Vous Tuesday.
French documentary filmmaker Christian Poveda has been shot dead in El Salvador.
A risk taker and a meticulous filmmaker, Jacques Audiard took three years to make "A Prophet," a thriller that touches on sensitive subjects like immigration and race relations in France.
French docu "That Should Not Be" has been picked up by the New York-based production and distribution shingle First Run Features.
Europe's richest international film promotion org is under new management. Regine Hatchondo, the energetic former cultural adviser to Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe, boarded Unifrance as its executive…
EuropaCorp co-founders Luc Besson and Pierre-Ange Le Pogam have tapped former StudioCanal production topper Nathalie Bloch-Laine to join the production team and boost the number of films the company…
Venice Film Festival competition title "Lourdes" has found a home in key European territories.
The fact that a French company's producing "Iron Man" -- or that France's Moonscoop is making toon skein "The Fantastic Four" with Marvel -- is a mark of the growth of Gallic toons.
Pay TV channel Canal Plus is mixing up socially minded French fiction series and docs with big-budget, dark-edged skeins for its upcoming season lineup.
French TV fiction producers, inspired by hit hard-boiled U.S. skeins, have jumped into the genre game in a big way, remaking the look of Gallic shows and finding ratings and sales success.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar