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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em: The Sequel

The synergy of distributors, agents and producers joining forces is even more marked on the TV side in France, as witnessed at the recent TV France International sales meet in Biarritz.  Several major projects, including a Versailles drama to be written by Mad Men Co-Executive Producers Andre and Maria Jacquemetton, assembled financing through a variety of continental and international partners.

Moreover, a renaissance, if only looking at numbers based on the previous two years, seems possible for French TV drama.  Producers are reaching outside the (hexagonal) box, drawing on U.S. talent to stir things up in what has traditionally compared poorly to the ever dynamic and resurgent French film industry.

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