CANNES -- U.S. docu project "An Honest Liar" and Canadian format "Looking for Love" and won Mipdoc and Mipformat's international pitch nods, respectively.
Doc en Stock, the Paris-based company founded by Daniel Leconte ("Carlos") is producing "I Love Democracy," a collection of six one-hour documentaries set in Tunisia, Russia, Grece, Turkey, the U.S…
After bankruptcy and the departure of its founder, RHI Entertainment has rebranded as Sonar Entertainment and tapped Stewart Till as chief executive.
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CANNES -- Viacom Intl. Media Networks has closed four deals with European broadcasters and producers on MTV's hit reality formats "Pimp My Ride" and "One Bad Trip," and docu-series "I Used to Be Fat."
PARIS -- Endemol Worldwide Distribution has closed a raft of sales on Zeppotron's dark-edged satirical drama ''Black Mirror'' in the run-up to MipTV, which kicks off April 1 in Cannes.
PARIS -- The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. rights to Regis Roinsard's 1950s set romantic comedy ''Populaire'' from pan-European outfit Wild Bunch.
PARIS -- "Law and Order" showrunner Rene Balcer and French thesp Jean Reno have boarded "The Grand," a Paris-set, English-lingo, crime drama miniseries.
PARIS -- "My Way," Florent-Emilio Siri's biopic of iconic French singer Claude Francois, has been sold by StudioCanal to several leading distribs.
PARIS -- French film production hit a 272-feature high last year, up 4% on 2010, France's Centre National du Cinema film board announced Tuesday in Paris.
PARIS -- Tom Fontana's Renaissance-set drama series "Borgia" has been greenlit for a second season of 12 hourlongs, budgeted at €30 million ($39.7 million) -- $6.6 million more than the first season.
PARIS -- French paybox Canal Plus has ordered the first season of Haut et Court-produced fantasy drama series "Les Revenants," a €11.4 million ($15 million) skein with strong international potential.