Netflix in landmark deal to finance French cinema

Netflix has struck a deal with French cinema organisations committing it to invest about €40 million a year in French and European cinema in 2022, with a guarantee to invest a minimum of €30 million a year in French original movies over the next three years. The agreement between the streamer and cinema organisations BLIC, […]

Canal+ strikes new windowing and finance deal with French cinema

French pay TV giant Canal+ has made peace with the country’s film industry in a landmark deal that will see it commit to invest €600 million in film production over the next three years in exchange for a loosening up of the current strict theatrical windowing regime. Canal+ and leading cinema organisations BLIC, BLOC and […]

Canal+ cinema deal opens way to reform of windows

French pay TV operator Canal+ has struck an agreement with France’s cinema industry to continue to support movie production in the country and has indicated that a deal is imminent on the thorny question of movies rights windowing in the country. Canal+ said its agreement with organisations representing the French cinema industry would see the […]