2020, year of the SVOD platforms?

2020, year of the SVOD platforms?

Video-on-demand platforms have gradually taken on a huge importance when it comes to broadcasting audio-visual or cinematographic content.In particular, SVOD (video on demand by subscription) knows a major growth and...
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Produce VR in France

Produce VR in France

Virtual reality works have grown significantly in recent years. The exhibition of three of them at the last Cannes Film Festival (directed by Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang) or the...
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Coproducing between France and Russia and other eastern countries

Coproducing between France and Russia and other eastern countries

Cinematographic relationships between France, Russia and the countries of the East, are perennial and if the production is not massive, it is however constant. For example, over the period 2017/2018,...
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Coproducing between France and South asian countries

Coproducing between France and South asian countries

The co-production of films between France and the countries of South East Asia is relatively confidential. Nevertheless, interesting projects and partnerships can be developed and it is interesting to look...
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Subsidies for film production in the french overseas territories

Subsidies for film production in the french overseas territories

Within the financing system, regional aid for audiovisual and cinematographic production has an important part and represents an investment of more than € 140 million in 2017. Within this framework,...
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2020, year of the SVOD platforms?

Video-on-demand platforms have gradually taken on a huge importance when it comes to broadcasting audio-visual or cinematographic content.In particular, SVOD (video on demand by subscription) knows a major growth and represents almost 80% of the video on demand market over ...
Broadcasting

Produce VR in France

Virtual reality works have grown significantly in recent years. The exhibition of three of them at the last Cannes Film Festival (directed by Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang) or the development of a virtual reality film competition at the Venice ...
Film

Coproducing between France and South asian countries

The co-production of films between France and the countries of South East Asia is relatively confidential. Nevertheless, interesting projects and partnerships can be developed and it is interesting to look at existing possibilities.There is little co-production treaties, co-production agreements between ...
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Influencers : their legal status in France

Nowadays « influencers » are an integral part of the media space, wether they are communicating through social media such as facebook, instagram or youtube or people involved in fashion or reality shows.Naturally, the advertising industry is taking advantage of ...
Film

Coproducing with Spain or Portugal

Spanish and Portuguese directors benefit from a reputation that goes beyond their borders and are regularly selected in international film festivals. During the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, "El Ángel" by Luis Ortega was screened in the "Un Certain Regard" selection ...
Authors

Developing a Film in France

Development is a crucial step when producing a feature film. It is the period when take place both the writing and artistic development of the films by its authors and the search of financial partners by the producer (co-producers, broadcasters…). ...
Broadcasting

Panorama of documentary production

In France and in 2016, audiovisual documentaries represents 26 628 broadcasted hours and the production reached 2253 hours produced and a total investment of 405,2 M €.Unit documentaries (between 45 and 59 minutes) is the most produced format (59,3%) and ...
Film

Produce a film with an African country

The 2017 edition of the Cannes Film Festival has again highlighted films with african background. Among them, « Until the birds return » by Karim Moussaoui, coproduced with french production company Les Films Pelleas, and presented at the selection « Un certain regard ».The ...
Broadcasting

Starting a French film production company

Starting a production company requires to carefully consider the conditions in which such company will be created. It requires to: select the partners and the legal form of the company, finance the creation of the company and its activities, think ...
Film

Coproducing films with eastern countries

Eastern Europe cinema regularly meets success in festivals, whether they are international festivals or dedicated festivals, and in the French theatres. Among them we can evoke films of Romanian director Cristian Mungiu such as « Baccalauréat » coproduced by the ...
Broadcasting

French financing of TV series

Among French audiovisual production, it is impossible not to notice the rise of series these last pas years: dedicated festivals are flourishing in France, such as Series Series or the future Cannes series festival, and French creations are pretty successful. ...
Film

French incentives for foreign filmmakers projects

France has been a long-standing and privileged partner for international filmmakers. It is no surprise that during international festivals and awards, French co-productions are very well represented: "Timbuktu" and "The Salt of the Earth" selected for the Oscars in 2015, ...
Film

Coproducing with Scandinavian countries

During last Cannes Film Festival « Wolf and Sheep » selected at the Director’s fortnight testified of the French-Scandinavian relationships toward films’ coproduction. Indeed, Adeimat Film in Denmark and La Fabrica Nocturna in France have coproduced this first Afghani movie.More traditional and ...
Film

Shooting in the USA : keys of understanding

The "American Dream" is tough and many are the French producers and directors who want to make a film in the US, such as Michel Hazanavicus for "The Artist" or more recently Guillaume Canet for "Blood Ties"; We can also cite the ...
Film

Coproductions between France and Latin America

The  « Caméra d’or » award attributed to the French-Columbian movie « La tierra y la sombra » directed by Cesar Acevedo, during last Cannes Film Festival brought to light the cinematographic relationships between the two countries, and more widely the relationships between France and ...
Authors

Fair use by quoting under French law

Author’s right have exceptions, which allow to avoid conviction for counterfeiting when they are invoke in a court and include the short quotation exception. It’s not a question of « short quotation right » but it’s a « short quotation ...
Authors

Script counterfeiting criterias under French Law

On September 2, 2014 Michel Hazanavicius and Thomas Langmann’s production firm, La Petite Reine, were brought before the Paris Regional Court for scenario counterfeiting with their movie « The Artist ». The charge is laid by Christophe Valdenaire, author of two short-films, ...
Authors

Video Games and French labour law

The French are now 31 millions people playing video games. It is three times more than ten years ago and the video game industry records an important growth since 40 years. Therefore in 2013, the French video game industry turnover ...

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