PARIS "The Dream of Shahrazad," "Wrestling in Dakar" and "The Crazy Machine" topped the Docs in Progress nods at Sunny Side of the Doc, the international documentary showcase that wrapped Friday in…
PARIS -- Luc Besson is to write and direct an English-language, live-action adaptation of the sci-fi comicbook series "Valerian."
Canal Plus has partnered with French press agency Capa on two large-scale documentaries: "Kindia Horizon 2015," chronicling humanitarian work in Kindia, a small town in Lower Guinea, and "Global…
After two years of losses, Luc Besson's EuropaCorp hit breakeven for the financial year ended March 31, posting a €100,000 ($124,600) net profit.
LA ROCHELLE, France -- Following their collaboration on "March of the Penguins" and "The Fox and the Child," French documentary shingle Bonne Pioche has boarded Luc Jacquet's large-scale doc, "Il…
LA ROCHELLE, France -- Chinese distrib Rare Media unveiled plans to co-produce and acquire foreign docs at Sunny Side of the Doc, which bowed on Tuesday in La Rochelle.
In the run-up to the Sunny Side of the Doc event, which kicks off on Tuesday in La Rochelle, the Centre National du Cinema (CNC) has unveiled a report underscoring challenges within the Gallic TV…
As the documentary community gathers in La Rochelle, France, for nonfiction mart Sunny Side of the Doc (June 26-29), filmmakers are finding greater opportunities for theatrical distribution and new…
PARIS -- French helmer-producer Luc Besson has called for application's to his L'Ecole de la Cite film school, which will accept students in September.
PARIS -- U.S. private equity firm Vector Capital is set to inject €191 million ($240 million) into Technicolor for a 30% stake in the Paris-based company.
Gaumont Intl. Television, the L.A.-based arm of the Gallic mini-major, has tapped "Drive" helmer Nicolas Winding Refn to bring "Barbarella" to the smallscreen.