Thanks in part to "The Lorax" and a Chinese historical series, employment in the French film and TV sector climbed 4% in 2011 to 20,633 permanent jobs, while the number of freelance jobs rose 9% to…
Trading on the success of "The Artist" and "The Intouchables," the French film scene is bursting at the seams with comedies designed to not only score at the local box office, but to keep the rest of…
PARIS -- French helmer Claude Miller, whose career spanned more than 40 years and included such acclaimed films as "L'Effrontee," "Garde a vue" (Custody), "La Petite Voleuse" (The Little Thief) and…
CANNES -- EuropaCorp Television, the TV prod arm of Luc Besson's shingle, is developing "The Insider," an English-language crime drama created by Dmitry Lipkin, showrunner on "The Riches" and "Hung."
MipTV wrapped under rainy skies Wednesday. But not even the dismal weather could dampen spirits at the end of a surprisingly upbeat market.
Pubcaster France Televisions has inked with Chinese documentary channel CCTV9 to fast-track co-productions and acquisitions between the nets.
Beta Film is visiting classic and familiar territory with its upcoming projects, being tubthumped at the MipTV mart.
CANNES -- Gaul's Upside Television has inked a raft of deals on "Through Your Eyes" a travel docu series hosted by blind journalist Sophie Massieu.
AB Droits Audiovisuels, the acquisition arm of Gallic pay TV firm AB Group, has bought Canadian-U.S. drama series "The Firm" for French-speaking Europe and inked a first-look deal with eOne to…
CANNES -- Electus Intl., the worldwide distribution arm of Ben Silverman's shingle, has closed a raft of deals on the first season of "Fashion Star," the reality show hosted and exec produced by Elle…
CANNES -- Mexican producer El Mall has inked a first-look deal with Zodiak Latino, the South American arm of Zodiak Media Group, to produce Zodiak formats for select Mexican broadcasters, including…