Gaul's Bodega Films and Carlotta Films have acquired all French rights to Marco Berger's "Ausente" (Absent), the Argentine director's follow-up to "Plan B."
PARIS -- French filmmaker and actor Jean Rollin, a master of Gallic B movies, died Dec. 16 in Paris of cancer.
In just two years, the ambitious Les Arcs European Film Festival has been able to lure major Euro producers, sales agents and distributors to the French Alps.
Franco-Chilean helmer Raoul Ruiz's "Mysteries of Lisbon" nabbed the 68th Louis Delluc prize at a ceremony held Friday at Hotel Fouquet's Barriere in Paris.
Terry Gilliam is godfathering "1884," to be co-produced by U.K.'s Steam Driven Films and France's 2d3D Animations.
Gaul's film and TV support body Centre National de la Cinematographie has a new prexy.
Danish filmmaker Tobias Lindholm is set to helm "The Boarding School," a coming-of-age drama-thriller produced by Scandinavia's Miso Film.
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.
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…