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Fabien Lemercier


7972 articles available in total starting from 02/07/2002. Last article published on 09/04/2021.

France produced 239 feature films in 2020

France produced 239 feature films in 2020

The French film industry weathered the storm of the pandemic, managing to maintain around 80% of its normal production level last year, despite funding and co-productions taking a hit  

31/03 | Industry | Market | France

Filming wraps on Cédric Klapisch’s En corps

Filming wraps on Cédric Klapisch’s En corps

A Ce Qui Me Meut production sold by StudioCanal, the film’s cast stars dancer Marion Barbeau, who is joined by Pio Marmaï, François Civil and Denis Podalydès  

30/03 | Production | Funding | France

Jacques Gamblin and Zita Hanrot to star in L’échappée belle

Jacques Gamblin and Zita Hanrot to star in L’échappée belle

The duo dazzle up front in screenwriter Florence Vignon’s first film – an Easy Tiger production set to be sold by Orange Studio – which begins filming tomorrow  

30/03 | Production | Funding | France

European co-productions grace the winners list of Cinélatino

European co-productions grace the winners list of Cinélatino

The 33rd edition of the festival crowned Argentina’s La chica nueva its champion, but also honoured the co-productions New Order, Karnawal and Nothing But the Sun  

29/03 | Festivals | Awards | France

Pre-Cannes Screenings to take place in late May and the Marché du Film in July

Pre-Cannes Screenings to take place in late May and the Marché du Film in July

Four days of online screenings in May will pave the way for the Croisette-based rendezvous for international professionals from 6-15 July, as part of the 74th Cannes Film Festival  

29/03 | Cannes 2021 | Marché du Film

The Alice Guy Prize goes to Cuties

The Alice Guy Prize goes to Cuties

Maïmouna Doucouré’s feature debut has taken home the trophy for the best female-directed French film of 2020  

26/03 | Festivals | Awards | France

Sylvie Audcoeur wraps the shoot for An Ordinary Mother

Sylvie Audcoeur wraps the shoot for An Ordinary Mother

Karin Viard, Darren Muselet and Samir Guesmi stand out among the cast of this feature debut, produced by Tripode and Incognita, and sold by France TV Distribution  

26/03 | Production | Funding | France

The CNC grants an advance on receipts to Simon Rieth’s Nos cérémonies

The CNC grants an advance on receipts to Simon Rieth’s Nos cérémonies

The film centre will support this fantastical teen movie alongside debut feature films coming courtesy of Zeno Graton, Virginie Sauveur and the directorial duo Dimitri Planchon and Jean-Paul Guigue  

26/03 | Production | Funding | France

Nantes showcases Spanish cinema in person and online

Nantes showcases Spanish cinema in person and online

Cancelled last year, the 30th edition of the Nantes Spanish Film Festival will take place online from 25 March to 4 April, with three physical events in May and June  

25/03 | Festivals | Awards | France/Spain

Marina Foïs and Benjamin Voisin lead the cast of En roue libre

Marina Foïs and Benjamin Voisin lead the cast of En roue libre

The duo are set to begin filming Didier Barcelo’s first feature film: a road-movie produced by The Film and Anomalie Films, co-produced by Memento and due to be sold by Elle Driver  

25/03 | Production | Funding | France

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