Ad-free since Jan. 1, Spanish pubcaster TVE has gone on a ratings rampage.
Three "c"s colored biz at the 12th Unifrance Rendez-Vous in Paris: cost-cutting, caution and co-production.
Former Vivendi toppers Jean-Marie Messier and Edgar Bronfman Jr. will go on trial June 2 in Paris.
Serbian helmer-thesp Emir Kusturica will topline Olivier Horlait's coming-of-ager "Nicostratos the Pelican."
In a pioneering digital move, French export board Unifrance is planning a Gallic pic webfest.
Stephane Courbit's ever-growing TV powerhouse Banijay Ent. has bought U.K. indie production company Zig Zag Productions.
MADRID Imagine Hollywood losing two-thirds of its studios. That might in large part just have happened in Spain.
Liam Neeson starrer "Taken" claimed France's film export crown last year, and propped up total international takings for French films.
Once an inhouse sales arm for Barcelona mini-major Filmax Ent., Filmax Intl. is carving out a second identity as a worldwide sales partner of other leading Spanish production companies.
Wild Bunch will co-finance $30 million actioner "The Burma Conspiracy," helmer-scribe Jerome Salle's follow up to "Largo Winch" (2008).
Gallic mini-major Wild Bunch will co-finance "The Burma Conspiracy," written and directed by Jerome Salle ("Largo Winch," "Anthony Zimmer").