Helmer-scribe Arnaud Bedouet's TV drama "Clandestin" was the big winner at Gaul's 23rd Festival of Audiovisual Programs.
An eclectic lineup of 16 Gallic pics will screen at film promotion org Unifrance's Rendez Vous with French Cinema in New York, which will run March 11-21.
French Televisions is to pump up its investment in French docu production, the Gallic pubcaster announced at FIPA, France's biggest TV fest.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Gaul's International Festival of Audiovisual Programs has attracted 66 programs from 30 countries to its 23rd edition, which kicks off Tuesday in Biarritz.
Three "c"s colored biz at the 12th Unifrance Rendez-Vous in Paris: cost-cutting, caution and co-production.
ITV Studios is expanding its international reach with the launch of a production house in Paris.
Overseas auds have long clamored for more varied product from Hollywood, and in 2009 the biz's potpourri paid off robustly.
As the animation world enters a new phase, Buf, a respected Gallic vfx shop known for its "haute couture" effects, is stepping into the production of ambitious, full-length animated features.