Les Arcs, France -- Italy's Offside Film is to co-produce "Farniente," Marc Fitoussi's follow-up to "Copacabana," which bowed at Cannes' Critics Week.
Helmer Florian Gallenberger's historical drama "John Rabe" won best picture at the first European Time for Peace Film and Music Awards on Friday night at Paris' Ritz Hotel.
While France boasts a skyrocketing number of 3D animated films in development and production, 3D live-action projects are scarcer to come by.
The box office success of stereoscopic 3D has had the unexpected side effect of causing a boom in animation in Gaul.
Created to put France on an equal footing with neighboring countries' incentives, France's Tax Rebate for Intl. Production (Trip) program shares its main goal with rival countries' rebates: It wants…
Luc Besson is teaming with Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh ("Memories of a Geisha") for "Into the Light," a biopic on Burmese pro-democracy politician and Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.
Denmark's leading arthouse company Nimbus Film is on board to produce "Eik," a $6.6 million drama about beatnik artist Eik Skaloe.
British director Dominic Murphy is set to helm "Cassandra at the Wedding," his follow-up to debut feature "White Lightnin'," which bowed last year at Sundance.
France Televisions Distribution, the sales arm of the Gallic pubcaster, came out top at the 17th French Film and TV Producers Assn. awards on Monday night in Paris, winning in two of the three…
The French legislator's upper house, the Senate, has passed an amendment to remove daytime advertising from pubcaster France Televisions from January 2016.
France's reputation as a pricey, bureauracy-laden land for foreign shoots has eased lately with the year-old rebate for international films.