While Hollywood centers its business model around blockbusters at the expense of mid-budget adult-skewing films, Europe's biggest movie companies have been taking up the slack, with hefty rewards.
A BBC journo-turned-TV vet, David Frank has accomplished what most entrepreneurs can only dream of: He sold his company for a multimillion-dollar profit, and became CEO of the company that bought him…
PARIS -- Revenues from video-on-demand transactions in France rose more than 50% last year to an estimated $302 million, while sales of DVD and Blu-ray discs fell 9% to an estimated $1.65 billion.
In the run-up to the Feb. 7-10 Kidscreen Summit in New York, Jeremy Zag's French animation production company Univergroup is launching a film division, Zagtoon Pictures, and is partnering with…
LONDON -- Picturehouse Ent. and Revolver Ent. have joined forces to acquire U.K. rights for two Sundance world preems "Liberal Arts" and "The Imposter."
PARIS -- Maiwenn's ensemble cop drama "Polisse" leads the race for France's Cesars with 13 nominations, which were announced Friday by Gaul's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
PARIS -- Tribeca Films has nabbed U.S. distribution rights to Irish helmer Thaddeus O'Sullivan's "Stella Days," starring Martin Sheen, from Paris-based Films Distribution.
PARIS -- Technicolor is aiming to become a key player in France's post-production and film distribution biz with the acquisition of a number of the bankrupt Quinta Industries' subsidiaries.
France's "Zarafa," Spain's "Wrinkles" and Iceland's "Legends of Valhalla: Thor" are among 50 toons and projects set to unspool at the 14th Cartoon Movie, one of Europe's leading animation markets.
The Jan. 11 death of Gilles Jacquier, reporter for Gaul's France 2 channel, underscores the dangers faced by journalists in areas of political unrest -- and in particular the unique perils to those…
At this year's Paris Rendez-vous, the French film showcase backed by Gaul's Unifrance, all eyes were on filmgoers in Germany.