Lagardere Entertainment Timoon Animation is partnering with Chris Columbus' L.A.-based 1492 Pictures to produce $7 million animated series "Scary Larry."
Roman Polanski's "God of Carnage," starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly, has closed strong sales for much of Europe.
Making for luxe ammunition in the battle to lure offshore productions, plush hotels in major city centers now cater to the specific needs of film biz players. Several such establishments have…
While the independent market continues to shrink abroad, France remains a vibrant territory for local and foreign indie pics.
In the U.S., French star Alain Chabat may be best-known as the haughty Napoleon Bonaparte in "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," but in Gaul he's the king of comedy.
Gaul's Wild Bunch has picked up multi-territory rights to Paolo Virzi's "The First Beautiful Thing" (La Prima Cosa Bella), Italy's 2010 foreign-language film Oscar entry, in the first sale announced…
"Dirty Diaries," an omnibus of Swedish erotic shorts made by femme filmmakers, has closed a raft of sales deals.
Paris has cemented its position as Europe's arthouse capital with a E2.1 million ($2.9 million) investment to help all 89 arthouse screens in the city switch to digital within five years.
After a slow start, French exhibs are finally embracing alternative content.
Gallic production-distribution powerhouse SND is teaming with its parent company, the broadcaster conglom M6 Group, to make the first stereoscopic 3D "Asterix" toon feature, "Asterix: The Land of the…
Gaul is being whammied by a fresh round of strikes and protests over the government's pension reform plan, which raises the retirement age by two years. The media sector hasn't been spared either.