Eric Lagesse's Paris-based shingle Pyramide Intl. has closed sales on Ilmar Raag's"Une Estonienne Paris" ("A Lady in Paris"), a Locarno standout, to major territories.
Using the tried-and-tested one-two sales punch of Venice and Toronto, France's Films Distribution has rolled out deals on three of its highest-profile titles: "Tango Libre," "Citadel" and "Goal of…
Alain Attal's Les Productions du Tresor ("Blood Ties") is teaming with Des Films en Aiguilles on "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise," an ambitious -- for France -- $19 million 3D animated feature set the…
New York-based Film Movement has acquired North-American rights to Contemporary World Cinema contender "Three Worlds," a French drama helmed by Catherine Corsini.
French pics continue to rack up sales
PARIS -- "The Artist" helmer Michel Hazanavicius is to take his first major acting role in "Jacky au royaume des filles" (Jacky in Women's Kingdom), a satirical laffer penned and directed by…
PARIS -- President Francois Hollande's government is facing its first opposition from the local film and TV industry over its plan to divert €150 million ($189 million) from national film and TV…
Harvey Weinstein, hailed as a national hero in France since "The Artist" won six Oscars, will be at the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes in October, where he will deliver a keynote speech and unveil the…
PARIS -- Zodiak Kids has closed a raft of deals on Zodiak-owned Marathon Media's hit toon series "Totally Spies," Gaul's longest-running animated show.
PARIS -- Gaul's Banijay Group has acquired a majority stake in Australian producer Screentime, including its New Zealand subsidiary and its distribution affiliate in Ireland.
Spanish filmmaker David Victori's short, "The Guilt," has nabbed the grand prize of Your Film Festival, a newly launched online competition whose jury includes Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender.