Gallic major Gaumont has announced revenues of $123 million for the first half of 1999, a 24% drop compared with the same period in 1998, as profits declined 51% to $3.9 million.
French major Pathe has announced the creation of an international sales division to be based in Los Angeles.
Skedded to be on hand for the French debut of "Jakob the Liar," Robin Williams be the subject of a tribute at this year's Deauville Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actor is to be feted with a…
Ang Lee's "Ride With the Devil" will get its world premiere at the 25th Festival of American Cinema in Deauville (Sept. 3-12).
After a lackluster first semester, French moviegoing got a boost this week as 4.3 million tickets were sold across the country during the Fete du Cinema (June 27-29). The figures mark an all-time…
Avoiding what could have been a sudden death match, Gallic paybox Canal Plus and the Television Par Satellite digital consortium reached a compromise over the weekend on rights to air national soccer…
Gallic minimajor MK2 has announced sales and two upcoming projects following an uneventful Cannes fest. "Code Inconnu" from director Michael Haneke and starring Juliette Binoche pre-sold to Bavaria…
Paris-based Le Studio Canal Plus is to set up a new acquisition and sales arm, designed to rep indie films costing under $10 million.
French film financing recently has been thrown into a frenzy thanks to an ongoing feud between paybox Canal Plus and rival digital platform Television par Satellite (TPS). With the two battling it…
After nearly two years of false starts, French Culture Minister Catherine Trautmann's reformed audiovisual regulation is finally getting a proper hearing.
Artists from France and North America will dominate the jury for the 52nd edition of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival. Having previously announced the appointment of Canadian director David Cronenberg…
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