Grossing more money in Gaul ($155.90 million as of April 21) than in any other country beside the U.S., "Avatar" has turned France into Europe's digital frontrunner.
The launch of "Countdown to Zero" at Cannes marks the latest effort to turn a theatrical documentary into a global event.
In 2008, Spain was a digital cinema laggard. But "Avatar" proved the gamechanger.
A look at companies on the Croisette, including Prescience Film Finance, Aramid, Dynamo Captial and Al-Noor Holdings
With at least 500 3D screens out of a total of roughly 4,000, Italy touts itself as being at the forefront of Europe's 3D revolution.
The U.K. remains a more competitive and crowded market than many other foreign territories.
Times remain bittersweet for Spain's indie distributors. After four years of decline, Spain's 2009 B.O. delivered an all-time record of €675 million ($910.3 million), a 9% boost.
Still a phenomenom, China's B.O. racked up $910 million last year.
There were 120 3D screens in Scandinavia at the end of last year, which reps 6% of the total 2,000 venues, many of which are situated in rural areas and equipped with only one screen. The research…
People to meet include Riccardo Tozzi, Christine Berg, Vincent Maraval and more.
When it comes to 3D, it's a tale of two Germanys.