Football Rebels

AB, Arte and Xilam pick up French distribution gongs

French distributors’ trade body TVFI has awarded AB International Distribution, Arte France and Xilam Animation top honours in its annual awards. AB beat TF1 International and EuropaCorp to win the drama category for Desperate Parents, the comedy series from French prodco Elephant Story and which has sold as a finished show and a format. In […]

Eric Cantona making football rebels doc for Al Jazeera

Ex-France and Manchester United football star Eric Cantona is making Football Rebels, a documentary series for Al Jazeera about football heroes who have shaped the history of their country. Cantona, who unexpectedly retired from the game aged 30 in 1997, will present and narrate the five-part doc series. Each episode will tell the story of […]