MADRID – Emphasizing the still exploding appetite for topnotch drama worldwide, Movistar Series, the new Spanish subscription-based VOD service launched in December by Telefonica, has acquired rights…
Boasting scenic volcanoes, over 500 waterfalls, 64 churches and postcard-worthy beaches — not to mention a gritty industrial zone — Guadeloupe is quickly becoming the most popular shooting location…
Rotterdam player "Tropicalia," Marcelo Machado's portrait of the 60s Brazilian music-art movement, has been acquired by Mr Bongo Worldwide for all-rights distribution in the U.K.. The outfit, run by…
PARIS France has experienced its own deranged shooters, with each event bringing up arguments over the possible causes. After a recent incident, local legislators tried to ban violent videogames, so…
CANNES -- Hulu has acquired exclusive subscription VOD rights in the U.S. to the first two seasons of "Braquo," Olivier Marchal's dark-edged thriller skein.
PARIS -- Vivendi-owned paybox Canal Plus has unveiled the programming slate and acquisitions of its new free-to-air DTT channels D8 and D17.
Backup Films, the expanding financial-packaging division of Paris-based Backup Media Group, is negotiating an addition to its burgeoning roster of French-Chinese co-productions: "The Lady in the…
Gaumont has acquired international sales rights to "Paris Countdown," the directorial debut of up-and-coming scribe Edgar Marie.
It's a small step from stealing cherries to extreme gangland violence for two youngsters in "A Gang Story."
With his latest film, "A Gang Story," nearly sold out worldwide before its release date, cop-turned-filmmaker Olivier Marchal has cemented his reputation as the kingpin of French crime on the…
France's Backup Films is structuring finance on "El Frances."