Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus Group has caused consternation in the local TV biz by announcing it will bow its first free-to-air digital terrestrial TV channel in November.
Celebrating its first anniversary, ITV Studios France, the Paris-based production division of the U.K. broadcaster, is launching a flurry of original programs, from fiction dramas to docus and…
Gallic thesp Jean-Paul Belmondo will be feted with a special tribute on May 17 during the 64th Cannes Film Festival.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has confirmed that it is on board to co-produce Gwyneth Paltrow starrer "Marlene," a two-part miniseries based on "Marlene Dietrich," a memoir penned by the star's daughter…
A buoyant Mipdoc, Europe's sales mart for documentaries, kicks of its 13th edition in Cannes on April 2, with more execs set to attend than 2010 and an expanded program.
Serbian helmer Emir Kusturica will serve as jury prexy of Un Certain Regard at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 11-22.
French filmmaker Antoine Vitkine's docu "Gaddafi: Our Best Enemy" has been nabbed in several territories.
French thesp-helmer Daniel Auteuil is set to re-team with Alain Sarde's AS Films and Jerome Seydoux's Pathe on three films adapted from Gallic scribe-director Marcel Pagnol's 1930s trilogy "Marius,"…
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.