PARIS– Zodiak Rights has locked further deals on “Versailles,” Simon Mirren and David Wolstencroft’s period series which scored hit ratings on Canal Plus. The English-language series was picked up by…
France's biggest annual TV confab is getting bigger. A record 68 exhibitors will attend Biarritz's 21st Le Rendez-Vous, organized by program export org TV France Intl. The event will encompass 1,178…
Representatives of French production company Capa Drama – Guillaume de Menthon, managing director, Capa Drama – and of two key locations: the Palace of Versailles (Olivier Josse and Jeanne Hollande)…
The palace and gardens of Versailles have supplied the backdrop to more than 180 films over the last 110 years . Some of the big-name pictures filmed at the palace include "Midnight in Paris," one…
A quick survey of the international productions lensing in France quickly shows that what brings producers to Gaul is the script and the added value that setting a film in France can bring in terms…
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…
Lionsgate U.K. has boarded Alan Rickman's sophomore helming effort "A Little Chaos" as main financier and co-producer alongside BBC Films and Lipsync.
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Ad exec Deborah Riley Draper's film debut is plenty appealing in description. In execution, however, its near-exclusive reliance on vintage photos and latter-day talking heads grows monotonous…
"The Central Park Five," "The Invisible War," "Queen of Versailles," "Searching for Sugar Man" and "Women with Cows" earned feature nominations for the 28th International Documentary Assn. Awards.
PARIS -- Zodiak Kids has closed a raft of deals on Zodiak-owned Marathon Media's hit toon series "Totally Spies," Gaul's longest-running animated show.
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