The new Franco-Russian Academy has chosen the first two film projects to receive development coin.
eOne has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Diane Kruger starrer "Special Forces" from French major Studiocanal for release in spring.
Gilles Lellouche ("Point Blank"), Vincent Lindon ("Anything for Her") and Riccardo Scamarcio ("Romanzo Criminale") have joined the cast of crime thriller "The Informant" (L'Aviseur), penned by Abdel…
The French Senate has passed a bill to cap revenues of the CNC, the state film and TV agency, at Euros 700 million ($938 million), and divert the excess into the state budget.
Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist," Celine Sciamma's "Tomboy" and Valerie Donzelli's "Declaration of War" are among the nine pics set to compete for the Louis-Delluc award.
President Nicolas Sarkozy has confirmed that he will set up the Centre National de la Musique to support the French music industry in the same way that the CNC backs the local film biz.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution to press public subsidy orgs to help fund the digitization of European cinema's production and distribution chain.
Building on his James Bond-style "OSS 117" satires with actor Jean Dujardin, French comedy scribe-helmer Michel Hazan-avicius made a bold move with "The Artist," a black-and-white silent film set in…
Gaul's national film and TV board, CNC, has confirmed the creation of a new fund to support world cinema that will become active next year.
PARIS -- Gaumont has closed the last territories on comedy-drama "Intouchables," which has grossed more than $50 million in France since its release on Nov. 2.
When pay TV giant Canal Plus announced it was stepping into the free digital terrestrial television market with Bollore Media's channels Direct 8 and Direct Star, it rocked the French TV community…