Paris-based Wide Management has closed a bevy of key territory deals on Pascal Arnold and Jean-Marc Barr's dramedy "Sexual Chronicles of a French Family."
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is rolling out sales on "Love Lasts Three Years," its highest-profile comedy hit at January's Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous.
Gaumont has acquired international sales rights to "Paris Countdown," the directorial debut of up-and-coming scribe Edgar Marie.
Looking back, director Michel Hazanavicius realizes, "'The Artist' could be the prequel to a male version of 'Sunset Blvd.'"
PARIS -- Ben Mendelsohn and James Frecheville, two of the topliners in 2010 breakout Australian thriller "Animal Kingdom," have joined the cast of Anne Fontaine's untitled English-language debut…
PARIS -- TF1 International has closed key territory sales on Ol Parker's "Now Is Good," a romantic drama toplining Dakota Fanning as a teen with a terminal illness who falls in love.
PARIS -- Technicolor has acquired Duboi, a leading Gallic post-production company specializing in colorization, from Tarak Ben Ammar's Quinta Industries, which went bankrupt in December.
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…