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Newen to merge distribution with TF1 Studios, appoints Studiocanal alum to oversee process

French production giant Newen has appointed former Studiocanal and Global Road exec Rodolphe Buet to combine the activities of its distribution operation and those of sibling TF1 Studio. Buet becomes chief distribution officer at TF1 Group-owned Newen and will focus “on bringing together the activities of Newen Distribution and TF1 Studio.” The aim, Newen said, […]

Versailles scoops French export award

Versailles has won the drama award at the TV France International 2017 Export Awards. Industry group TVFI annually awards the best-performing French-originated TV exports with this year’s winners crowned at producers’ association Procirep’s award ceremony for the French Producer of the Year in Paris last night. Banijay Rights and Versailles beat 100% Distribution with Spin […]

France’s TF1 creates studio arm

TF1 has created a new film division that will also cover movie production and licensing for VOD and SVOD and feature film sales to TV. TF1 Studio has been hailed a mini-major and will incorporate all of the French broadcast giant’s film activities in one unit, including development, coproduction and distribution. Among the eight separate […]