Helmer Jean-Paul Salome has been elected prexy of French state-financed film promotion org Unifrance, after an eight-year run at the helm of ARP, the guild repping writers, directors and producers.
Record producer-songwriter Mirwais Ahmadzai, who is best known for resurrecting Madonna's career, is making his first foray as a movie producer with "GHB," a stylish, concept-driven drama directed by…
Running Jan. 15-21 at Paris' Grand Hotel, the 15th Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous, a French film showcase, looks set to be a record edition in more ways than one.
Movies are on a roll worldwide, but can the good times last?
Faced with a shrinking international theatrical market for foreign-language films, Unifrance, the Gallic film promotion org, is upping the ante with its online fest, MyFrenchFilmFestival.
MADRID -- The second My French Film Festival, promo org Unifrance's pioneering online film showcase that kicked off Jan. 12, has scored 400,000 downloads in its first 10 days -- 10 times the figure…
At this year's Paris Rendez-vous, the French film showcase backed by Gaul's Unifrance, all eyes were on filmgoers in Germany.
Jaume Collet-Serra's "Unknown," starring Liam Neeson, was the top French film export last year by theatrical gross, as the U.S. once more drove Gallic B.O. takings outside France in 2011. Rolling off…
AFM and Unifrance remain stalemated on efforts to join forces
Promo org Unifrance is offering aid to dub Gallic toon pics into English. The first film to receive support will be Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli's "A Cat in Paris," from Folimage ("Mia and…
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