PARIS– France 2, the key channel of French public broadcaster France Televisions, has axed its CEO, Vincent Meslet. France Televisions said in a statement that Meslet’s exit was due to a rift with…
ROME — Paolo Sorrentino’s "The Great Beauty," a tribute to Rome’s decadence and magnificence amid Italy’s current paralysis, is Italy’s candidate for the foreign-language Academy Award race…
Gilles Bourdos’ “Renoir” is set to represent Gaul in the Oscar’s Foreign-language race. Pic, which competed in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard in 2012, was released Stateside by Samuel Goldwyn Films in…
In light of the smashing B.O. triumph of "Despicable Me" and its sequel, "Despicable Me 2," France's toon industry has never been so appealing to U.S. studios and TV networks.
MADRID – Abdellatif Kechiche's intimate study of a relationship, "Adele: Chapters 1 & 2," has won the Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) Grand Prix for film of the year. Kechiche will pick…
Cohen Media Group has acquired all U.S. release rights to “Chinese Puzzle,” the third film in writer-director Cedric Klapisch's “Spanish Apartment” series. The romantic comedy-drama, which stars…
This demanding but highly absorbing two-hander showcases Benicio Del Toro and Mathieu Amalric at the top of their craft.
France is coming off a year overshadowed by a lack of big-budget U.S. shoots. Despite this drought, Gallic player Luc Besson has managed to feed the pipeline of his 9-month-old brainchild, the Cite…
Gallic product at this year's Rendez-Vous de Biarritz market, running Sept. 9-13, boasts a strong crop of crime thrillers and kids' toons, plus sci-fi and historical drama
A tribute to a masterful eye, a humanistic heart and a wondrous life, "Journal" is a natural for docu fests and Euro satcasts.
Selected product, from Corsican mob drama, an animated 'Prince' to timely Qaddafi docu and cutting-edge unscripted fare will be available for buyers.