French private television group M6 has reported 1999 profits of 4.1 billion francs ($74 million), a 25.7% increase over 1998. Revenues for the year were up 19.6% to $603 million.
TOC, the film production joint venture between Paris-based Telema and Studio Canal Plus, looks like it will be shuttered.
Reed Midem Organization (RMO), the company that puts together such television markets as Mip and Mipcom, has decided to call time out on this year's Mip Asia. The event was to have taken place in…
Three years after Canal Plus proudly trumpeted a 36-month business plan, only to spend a chunk of last year warning that targets wouldn't be hit, the French pay television giant is at it again.
French pay TV group Canal Plus has reported losses of 330 million euros ($330 million) for 1999, compared with a $28 million loss the prior year. Revenues for the year rose 16% to $3.3 billion.
The Cannes Intl. Film Festival is growing longer. While this year's event will run from May 10-21, fest organizers announced Monday that they will host two days of pre-fest industry discussions (May…
French director Luc Besson has categorically denied accusations that he is guilty of persistent plagiarism.
TF1, France's leading terrestrial broadcaster, will add two more cable and satellite channels to its growing stable of theme-based services.
France's television regulatory body, the Conseil Superieur de l'Audiovisuel (CSA), is coming under increasing fire over its decision to allow Internet sites, including those devoted to cinema, to…
Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, has reported 1999 profits of 58 million francs ($8.9 million), down from $15.4 million the previous year. Revenues for the same period rose just under 1% to…
France's leading terrestrial broadcaster, TF1, has confirmed a 47% increase in profits for 1999.