French helmer-scribe Claire Denis will head Un Certain Regard jury at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today.
The French film biz continues to downsize.
Eric Lagesse's Pyramide has taken French rights to comedy ensembler "Mine vaganti" (Loose Cannons).
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Paris VFX and toon shingles weathered the storm last year as employment went up by 30%, according to Ile de France Film Commission.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is in negotiations to buy Gallic TV-film production house Cipango, producer of NBC's miniseries "XIII."
Firming up its role as one of Europe's leading toon providers to the U.S. TV market, Paris-based shingle Marathon Media has closed a raft of sales with Cartoon Network in the States.
Bollore Media, the media subsid of Gallic conglom the Bollore Group, is creating a movie production studio.
With the selection of Universal's Ridley Scott-helmed "Robin Hood" as opening night film and Tim Burton heading the jury, the Cannes Film Fest is looking Hollywood-friendly.
On March 22, the "Millennium" TV series, based on Stieg Larssons best-selling trilogy of novels and produced by Yellow Bird, aired on French paybox Canal Plus with a record 17.8% share among cable…
The fact that Fidelite Films' Marc Missonnier and Olivier Delbosc snagged the adaptation rights for Europe's biggest movie franchise, Asterix -- beating former Asterix producer-director Thomas…