French mini-major Gaumont has taken domestic distribution and international sales rights to "De Force."
Gallic mini-major StudioCanal is forging production partnerships with a trio of high-profile Hollywood shingles: Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum's Spyglass Entertainment, Joel Silver's Dark Castle and…
More than 2,000 French theaters will shutter for one hour Wednesday evening in protest against the recent shakeup in Gaul's release-window schedule.
Gallic paybox giant Canal Plus will kick off talks Monday on the French film industry's $64,000 question: how much cash will the feevee invest in local pics?
Films unveiling new footage or debuting in completed form for international buyers at AFM.
The glass-walled, TV-consoled office of Bertrand Meheut, Canal Plus Group prexy-CEO, looks onto a leafy street by the Seine.
On Oct. 12, the crooked cops from "Braquo," a French twist on "The Shield," bowed with a bang during primetime on Canal Plus -- the show broke the channel's records for a French fictional program…
Gaul has a bevy of highly capitalized distributors either backed by TV nets -- StudioCanal, SND, TFM -- or who have a foot in exhibition -- Pathe and Gaumont.
The global economic storm has hit the French vfx and animation studios, leading to a contraction among those companies.
In an ever-competitive vfx market, Buf is one of the rare companies in France to be regularly tapped by Hollywood studios to create high-end work for tentpoles, such as "The Matrix" trilogy…