Wide has sold all rights to Aku Louhimies' "Tears of April" to Alcine Terran, Japan.
Sold by Gallic mini-major StudioCanal, Daniele Thompson's "Change of Plans" has been picked up by IFC for U.S. theatrical and video-on-demand distribution.
Gallic sales shingle Kinology is in advanced talks with John Goodman to join Orlando Bloom and Vincent Cassel on Andrew Niccol's "The Cross."
Marion Cotillard will topline "Les Petits Mouchoirs," a $25 million tragicomedy that marks the next film from helmer Guillaume Canet.
Celluloid Dreams owner Hengameh Panahi has created its first branded overseas film production hub, Celluloid Dreams Brazil.
The French Riviera isn't famous only for its Cannes Film Festival and rose wine. It also hosts one of the world's oldest jazz festivals in Nice -- an event that dates to 1948.
Paris-based shingle Wide Management has picked up Cannes Classics docu screener "Deux de la Vague," helmed by Antoine de Baecque and Emmanuel Laurent.
Martin Scorsese has expanded the World Cinema Foundation's campaign to preserve and restore films by forming two key alliances that allow the WCF to take the plunge into digital distribution.
Film France, Gaul's national film commission, has teamed with the Odit France, part of its Ministry of Tourism, to launch France's first-ever Film and Tourism Conference.
French helmer Jan Kounen is teaming up with Anne Paris to helm docu "The Secret History of the Dalai Lamas."