Most studios and indies are downsizing with the downturn; Gallic mini-major StudioCanal is gearing up and still growing.
Cannes Film Festival
Cannes is off to a high-flying start with "Up" despite rumors about attendance and swine flu.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Michael Haneke's "The White Ribbon."
Participant CEO Jim Berk says Imagenation is now 'our single funding vehicle.'
Warner Bros. France has nabbed French distribution rights to "Prodigies," a Gallic motion-capture pic directed by Antoine Charreyron.
Myriad Pictures will rep international rights on the drama starring Colin Firth and Orlando Bloom.
IFC grabs U.S. rights to 'Tales From the Golden Age.'
Brazilian scribe Paulo Coelho is coming to Cannes to tubthump 'The Experimental Witch'
Billboard biz at Cannes is down this year.
Kremlin to launch a new international film promotion body.
Comedy stars Monica Bellucci, Guy Pearce, Miranda Otto.