TF1 Studio

Former TF1 Studio’s distribution chief partners with Federation on new sales division

France’s Federation Studios has launched an international theatrical film sales label, to be led by the former head of TF1’s international distribution. Ginger & Fed is headed up by Sabine Chemaly and has been created via a partnership between the former TF1 exec and her recently formed company, Ginger Films. The move will allow Federation […]

Paper Entertainment adapts French drama with ‘Killing Eve’s Isis Davis

Julien Leroux’s Paper Entertainment has unveiled its first development project with a show based on a French series exploring family, race and identity, with Killing Eve’s Isis Davis attached to write. Your Eyes is based on the feature film and series Il A Déjà Tes Yeux, which was created by Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Sébastien Mounier and […]

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 […]