The Weinstein Co.'s AFM bash, held Friday at Westwood's Tengu, was a low-key affair.
Roissy Films' autobiographical doc "The Beaches of Agnes," helmed by Agnes Varda, has been picked up by Japan's Zazie Films, Benelux' Cinéart and Canada's Seville Pictures.
Gallic film distribs are diving headfirst into genre films, including thrillers and fright pics.
Yasmina Reza, France's best-known dramatist, will make her film helming debut on "Introducing Fernand," toplining Carmen Maura, Bouli Lanners and Emmanuelle Seigner.
On the eve of ParisFX's 25th anniversary celebration of CG animation, French 3-D animators and producers say the industry has hit a dry patch.
Nick Nolte has joined the cast of "My Own Love Song," penned and helmed by Olivier Dahan ("La Vie en rose").
StudioCanal is adding genre fare to its traditionally arthouse-oriented lineup for AFM.
Faced with growing competition from cheaper European shooting locations that often offer tax incentives, Gaul's local film commissions, notably Film France and Ile de France, are tubthumping what's…
In general, the local pic biz has enjoyed a buoyant run at the B.O. in 2008 so far. French pics have improved their marketshare at home, currently at about 44% -- an 11% jump compared with last year…
Cash-strapped toon house Bibo Films has suspended production on EuropaCorp's "A Monster in Paris" for an undetermined period.
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