Elation meets broadcast standards on redesigned France Television set

“Elation luminaires meet more and more the lighting criteria demanded by top Directors of Photography,” was the assessment of Alain Lheriteau of Elation’s French distributor Best Audio & Lighting after working with Director of Photography Jean-Louis Rousseaux on a reworked set at France Television Stage 2. In spring 2019, the national broadcaster entrusted Rousseaux with … Read more

Protests Swell in France Over COVID Measures as Cases Rise

After a slow start, the European Union has now overtaken the United States in vaccinating its citizens against COVID-19. Anti-vaccine resistance remains, including in France, where officials estimate more than 200,000 people joined demonstrations this weekend to protest a mandatory health pass. Brandishing banners proclaiming “freedom” and “pass of shame,” tens of thousands of people … Read more

Arte France Moves to Open Up French Series to International

Arte France, a bastion of quality European TV, is looking to make its French series ever less French , as it consolidates its position as one of Europe’s most internationally-minded TV operators. Early fruit of that drive, “No Man’s Land,” – “in microcosm, and in a thriller format, what we’re trying to do in general,” … Read more

Arte France Cinema backs Bertrand Bonello’s The Beast

21/01/2021 – The filmmaker has cast Léa Seydoux and Gaspard Ulliel; the next film by Sophie Letourneur and the feature debut by Emmanuelle Nicot will also be co-produced by the French-German channel Director Bertrand Bonello, actress Léa Seydoux and actor Gaspard Ulliel Arte France Cinéma’s (headed up by Olivier Father) first selection committee of 2021 … Read more

France produced 239 feature films in 2020

31/03/2021 – The French film industry weathered the storm of the pandemic, managing to maintain around 80% of its normal production level last year, despite funding and co-productions taking a hit From Africa With Love by Nicolas Bedos, which cost €18.35 million, the biggest budget for an approved French film in 2020 Despite the seriously … Read more

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck bring the echoes of #Metoo to the France of the s. XIV

FESTIVAL VENECIA SCOTT Venice (Italy), Sep 10 (EFE) .- Matt Damon and Adam Driver face off in a fight to the death in “The last duel”, the Ridley Scott film that has brought echoes of #Metoo to 14th century France on the last day of the Venice Film Festival, where it is screened out of … Read more

Arte France Cinema backs Bertrand Bonello’s The Beast

21/01/2021 – The filmmaker has cast Léa Seydoux and Gaspard Ulliel; the next film by Sophie Letourneur and the feature debut by Emmanuelle Nicot will also be co-produced by the French-German channel Director Bertrand Bonello, actress Léa Seydoux and actor Gaspard Ulliel Arte France Cinéma’s (headed up by Olivier Father) first selection committee of 2021 … Read more

Star Jean-Paul Belmondo fades in France at 88

Jean-Paul Belmondo poses with a smile during a photo shoot on December 5, 2016 in Boulogne-Billancourt, on the outskirts of Paris afp_tickers This content was published on 06 September 2021 – 16:40 06 September 2021 – 16:40 (AFP) Actor Jean-Paul Belmondo died on Monday at the age of 88 and, with the death of this … Read more

Stream French: movies, TV shows, documentaries and cartoons await on France Channel

Learn more Frenchly readers get a 10% discount on their France Channel subscription with code: FRENCHLYPROMOCODE [Sponsored content] France Channel is calling itself the first “Culturetainment” platform. This streaming platform dedicated to French culture and creation allows all American Francophiles, French learners and French people living abroad to enjoy the best of what France has … Read more