French TV fiction producers, inspired by hit hard-boiled U.S. skeins, have jumped into the genre game in a big way, remaking the look of Gallic shows and finding ratings and sales success.
Gaul is seeing the early upside of a DVD French revolution.
PARIS -- A year after the runaway success of "Welcome to the Sticks," French cinema continues to laugh its way to the bank.
French TV production and distribution powerhouse Marathon is developing a sequel to thriller miniseries "Dolmen," which scored record ratings for TF1 in 2005.
David Cronenberg is teaming up with Portuguese producer Paulo Branco to bring Don Delillo's novel "Cosmopolis" to the screen.
While other Gallic TV operators are cutting back, paybox giant Canal Plus Group is ramping up original programming.
French helmer Claude Chabrol ("Bellamy") is set to direct "Le Fauteuil hante" (The Haunted Chair), a TV crime drama series based on a 1909 classic Gallic novel penned by Gaston Leroux ("The Phantom…
Kazakh helmer George Ovashvili's directorial debut, "The Other Bank," nabbed the jury award at the 7th Paris Cinema Film Festival on Monday.
As Europe's biggest and most cosmopolitan film market and its most prolific film co-producer, France makes a natural meeting point for producers looking for partnerships and financing.
Four years after French President Jacques Chirac asked Gallic broadcasters to better reflect the country's racial diversity in their programming, a report has found that little has changed on the…