JULY 22, 2013

Spotlight on the Deauville American Film Festival

By Myriam Laville

Once a year, American and European film stars head to the small coastal town of Deauville for the Deauville American Film Festival. Since 1975 the festival has sought highlighted the best of American cinematography. This year, the festival will be held from August 30 to September 8, 2013.

JULY 15, 2013

Bette Davis Retrospective at La Cinémathèque française in Paris

By Myriam Laville

This Summer, La Cinémathèque française in Paris is screening a full retrospective of the Hollywood Star : Bette Davis.

JULY 12, 2013

Chelsea Film Festival Announces Open Call for Submissions

By Myriam Laville

The Chelsea Film Festival, an international film festival, promoting the work of independent films from around the world, will open in SVA Theatre on October 24th, 2013.

JULY 11, 2013

French TV Series to Watch this Summer

By French Culture

The Film & TV Department has put together a list of some of the TV shows creating buzz in France right now. Although only two are available to US audiences on instant streaming, and a third on Showtime, if you happen to be in France this summer, the titles below are worth checking out... And you never know, you may see them popping up in your Netflix suggestions list some time soon!

JULY 11, 2013

TV5 MONDE Launches First French-language Film VOD Platform in the US

By Myriam Laville

On July 11, TV5Monde USA will launch the first VOD cable platform entirely devoted to French-language films. It will be available in some major American markets to Comcast customers who are subscribers of the TV5Monde USA linear channel.

JULY 9, 2013

France Receives E.U. Approval to Increase Tax Incentives for Foreign Films

By Myriam Laville

Last Wednesday, the European Commission approved a plan to significantly increase tax incentives for foreign films made in France.

JULY 9, 2013

Despicable Me 2 : a success made possible thanks to French talents.

By Myriam Laville

Despicable Me 2, a 3D computer-animated film entirely produced by the French animation studios of Illumination Entertainment, Illumination Mac Guff, has already been reported as scoring $142 million.

JULY 9, 2013

Summer Music Festivals from Around the World Live Online

By Myriam Laville

This summer, music fans world wide will be able to follow major festivals from Rock en Seine in Paris to Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, live online for free.

JULY 8, 2013

A New App that Allows you to Re-discover Paris through Cinema

By Myriam Laville

From Renoir's La Chienne to Godard's Breathless and Truffaut's 400 Blows, Paris is the setting for many of cinema's most memorable moments. Cinemacity, a new app for Android and iOS by ArteFrance and Small Bang Studio, aims to help you re-experience those moments in the very spots they were first filmed.

JULY 3, 2013

French Film School, la Fémis Launches New TV Centered Training Program

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The prestigious French film school "la Fémis" created this year a new training dedicated to TV series writing, which will welcome twelve new students next September.

JULY 3, 2013

English-language TV Drama Series VERSAILLES on Canal+

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The French TV network Canal+ is reviving "Versailles", an English-language period drama series on French king Louis XIV, after hiring the British writer-producers Simon Mirren and David Wolstencroft.

JULY 2, 2013

Call for Entries for the 25th International URTI Radio Grand Prix

By French Culture

The International Radio and Television Union (URTI) is organizing this year the 25th International URTI Radio Grand Prix, opened to all programs around the world brodcasting around the theme "frontiers". The registration deadline is September 6th 2013.

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