PARIS In time for Gaul's Annecy Animation Film Festival, which kicks off today, New York-based GKids has acquired a pair of critically acclaimed French toons: Joann Sfar's "The Rabbi's Cat," which…
The 52nd Annecy Animation Film Festival kicks off Monday with a varied U.S. major presence plus strong signs that animation, once the preserve of studios, is now a global enterprise.
PARIS -- French group TF1 has bagged an eclectic mix of four English-language indie projects for Gallic distribution from Cannes.
Gallic distribs Metropolitan Filmexport, Wild Bunch and Mars pre-bought some of the bigger-budgeted, high-profile U.S. projects shopped at the Cannes Film Market.
Chilean Pablo Larrain's ''No,'' the first investment by Jeff Skoll's Participant Media in a foreign-language film, swept the top Art Cinema Award at Cannes' 44th Directors' Fortnight.
Paris-based Euro mini-major Wild Bunch has struck scores of mid-week sales on a powerful Cannes slate that includes Brian De Palma's "Passion," Guillaume Canet's "Blood Ties" and three competition…
Spaniard Antonio Mendez Esparza's emigration drama "Aqui y alla" won the 51st Critics' Week top nod, the Nespresso Grand Prize.
CANNES -- Charlotte Gainsbourg is to star in comicbook artist-turned-helmer Riad Sattouf's satirical comedy "Jacky au royaume des filles" (Jacky in Women's Kingdom).
CANNES -- Rolling off sustained Cannes trading, Pathe International, the sales arm of the leading European mini-major based out of the U.K. and France, has closed a near 100 deals on often…
Mini-major Studiocanal has struck bullish Cannes sales on "Paddington," "Serena," "Mood Indigo," "I Give It a Year" and "King of Soho," consolidating its position as a key European…
CANNES -- French thesp-turned-helmer Mathieu Amalric, who won Cannes' director nod two years ago for "On Tour," is preparing a big screen adaptation of Stendhal's classic novel "The Red and the…