PARIS — Discovery Networks Italy and Asia have acquired Alexis Marant’s investigative documentary “Terror Studios” from Paris-based Newen Distribution. Produced by veteran documentary producer…
PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
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Canal Plus has partnered with French press agency Capa on two large-scale documentaries: "Kindia Horizon 2015," chronicling humanitarian work in Kindia, a small town in Lower Guinea, and "Global…
The discovery of 4,500 photographic negatives shot by famed war photographers Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David "Chim" Seymour during the Spanish Civil War is given respectful treatment by…
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French media entrepreneur Fabrice Larue is spreading his net with NeweN, a new audiovisual group handling the development, production and distribution of scripted and non-scripted TV formats and…
Mad Men's scribe duo Andre and Maria Jacquemetton are boarding "Versailles."
How does a French news agency move from hard-nosed reporting to producing "Versailles," a high-budget, English-language historical series?
Columbia Pictures and director Michael Mann will team to tell the story of renowned war photographer Robert Capa, with a closeup on his torrid two-year romance with fellow photog Gerda Taro during…
Like a collapsing star, "Sunshine" initially burns brightly but finally implodes into a dramatic black hole. Augmented by an ace digital soundtrack, the high-concept sci-fier delivers some…
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