Launched a year ago by Paris-based Interactifactory, "Toobo," the first CGI-animated weather report for kids, has become a hit on Gallic DTT nets.
France, Sweden, Finland and South Africa have chosen pics for consideration for an Oscar nomination in the foreign-language category.
Prison thriller "A Prophet" has been selected to represent France in the foreign-language film category at the Academy Awards.
Gerard Depardieu will star in helmer Jean Becker's "La Tete en friche."
Gallic actor Romain Duris has been cast to play a powerful but twisted attorney in EuropaCorp's next French-language pic, "L'Homme qui voulait vivre sa vie" (The Man Who Wanted to Live His Life).
Greek drama "Dogtooth" has been picked up by New York-based Kino Intl. for U.S. distribution.
Gallic shingle Java Films' "Babies Made in India" topped the list of most-watched docus at the 15th TV France Intl. Rendez-Vous, which wrapped Thursday in Biarritz.
Venice competition title "Lourdes" has been acquired by New York-based Palisades Tartan for U.S. distribution.
If this year's Biarritz Rendez-Vous had a buzz word, it was 'tough.'
Franco-German pubcaster and MVC, Docside and Indigenes to produce four-part docu-drama series.