Olivier Assayas' "Carlos," an $18 million three-part series about the Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, has nabbed an out-of-competition slot at the Cannes Film Festival.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has acquired Gallic TV-film production house Cipango.
Croisette vets Abbas Kiarostami, Takeshi Kitano, Mike Leigh and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will be among the auteurs competing in this year's Cannes Film Festival.
French mini-major Gaumont's toon company Alphanim is moving into live-action kids entertainment, developing 26 half-hours of "Very Viking."
Commercial broadcaster ITV's "Primeval Evolved," the BBC's "Digital Revolution" and pubcaster TV New Zealand's "Reservoir Hill" nabbed the Intl. Digital Emmy Awards hosted by Jason Priestly at Mip TV…
YouTube will distribute French media conglom Lagardere Active's content.
Boldly going where many stars have gone before, William Shatner traveled to Cannes to unveil his reality show, "Weird or What."
Zodiak Ent. has sold Dutch reality format "Save My Holiday" to the U.K.'s BBC One at Mip TV.
Thesp William Shatner and CEO of Cineflix Programming, Simon Lloyd, unveiled reality show "Weird or What" at Mip TV Monday.
Hybrid and event-based documentaries were the talk of the two-day Mip Doc event, which wrapped on Sunday in Cannes.