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.
Henry Selick's "Coraline" and Australian Adam Elliot's "Mary and Max" shared the best feature nod at the 33nd Annecy Animated Film Festival, Europe's most important toon confab.
Warner Bros. France's motion capture thriller "The Prodigies" is set to get a multi-media promotional push. Gallic producers Aton Soumache from Onyx Films and Marc Missonnier from Fidelite Films plan…
Broadway- and West End-style musicals have gained ground in Gaul, expanding the fledgling market for French tuners with live musicians and a genuine dramatic arc. French producers Dove Attia and…
Europe seems to be embracing 3-D movies, but stereo subtitles are proving to be a stubborn problem.
Gallic pubcaster France Televisions will focus more on toons as it battles to win back young auds lured away by cabler TNT.
France's Herold & Family has greenlit "Cendrillon" (Cinderella), one of France's first digital 3-D animation pics.
Orange demonstrated its leadership in stereo 3-D technology at Dimension 3, the international stereoscopic confab, which ran June 2-4 in Paris.
A new breed of Gallic producers is pushing the boundaries of French cinema with films designed to travel worldwide, ranging from toons to thrillers and superhero fare.