France's Court of Appeal has fined Luc Besson's shingle EuropaCorp Euros 100,000 ($140,607) for involuntary manslaughter of a cameraman.
With seven first films in competition, the Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival has mounted another experimental, eclectic and multicultural event.
Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival highlights
Cannes Directors' Fortnight standout "Amreeka" has attracted a healthy box office take of E312,586 ($435,000) in its first eight days in Gaul, following its controversial video-on-demand release two…
EuropaCorp founder Luc Besson announced that the company has entered the TV production biz at a Paris presentation of annual results.
Gallic pubcaster France 2 may have a hit on its hands: "Fais pas ci, fais pas ca" ("Desperate Parents").
Gallic telco giant France Telecom-Orange is to launch a video-on-demand website called Welles.
Canal Plus is thinking outside the box. The Gallic giant will launch a half-price premium pay TV offer, called Canal Plus Week-End, running Friday to Sunday night.
Bruno Podalydes' "Bancs Publics," an ensemble film starring a bevy of well-known Gallic thesps, including Mathieu Amalric ("The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"), will open the Paris Cinema Intl. Film…
France's Canal Plus Group is expanding beyond Europe and French-speaking Africa into Asia, inking a joint satellite TV venture with Vietnamese public broadcaster VTV.