Spaniard Carlos Perez Ferre's "Asunto Reiner" and German Nicole Weegmann's "Outta Control" topped the inaugural Valladolid Intl. TV Film and Fiction Festival, with the event looking set to become the…
Matt Groening and Al Jean, creator and exec producer of "The Simpsons," will deliver a keynote speech at Rethinking the Production Business, a program strand bowing at fall's Mipcom TV trade fair in…
Frederic Mitterrand, nephew of former French president Francois Mitterrand, was named France's minister of culture and communications Tuesday. He replaces Christine Albanel.
Two pics about personal journeys — "Onde esta a felicidade?" and docu-feature "Brasil somos dos" — have pulled down key coin from the Galicia-Brazil Co-Production Aid Fund.
Two films produced by Daniel Burman and Diego Dubcovsky's BD Cine — "Musica en espera" and "Motivos para no enamorarse" — were the standouts among newer pics at the 3rd Argencine, a showcase for…
EuropaCorp founder Luc Besson announced that the company has entered the TV production biz at a Paris presentation of annual results.
Gallic pubcaster France 2 may have a hit on its hands: "Fais pas ci, fais pas ca" ("Desperate Parents").
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp saw net profits rise 35% to E9.4 million ($13 million) for financial year 2008-09 as its movie franchises -- most notably "Transporter" -- and boffo sales to Gallic television…
Gallic telco giant France Telecom-Orange is to launch a video-on-demand website called Welles.
Canal Plus is thinking outside the box. The Gallic giant will launch a half-price premium pay TV offer, called Canal Plus Week-End, running Friday to Sunday night.
A rights collection org repping indie Gallic record labels has filed a lawsuit accusing YouTube of copyright infringement.