TF1, the leading French general-interest television channel - with an average audience share of 30% in 2010 - is an integrated communications group developing activities in growth markets around its core business.
Since 1987, when it was privatized by Bouygues (one of the world's leaders in building, civil engineering, electrical contracting and maintenance Operating in around 60 countries) became the major shareholder, TF1 has created new activities with strong added value, building on its original business as a broadcaster and a program producer.
Today, the TF1 Group's activities cover the whole audiovisual industry: upstream in production, acquisitions and sales of audiovisual rights and also in the distribution of feature films.
Created in 1995, TF1 International is the subsidiary dedicated to the acquisition and distribution of rights in France and internationally. In this sense, it is a key added value catalyst of the heritage of rights accumulated by the TF1 Group.
TF1 International is one of the leading French distributors of international rights and is present in all major markets: Los Angeles, Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, Miptv/Mipcom etc..
TF1 International is also involved in domestic theatrical distribution through its joint venture with UGC ..
TF1 International) has demonstrated its capacity to successfully distribute a prestigious catalogue of over 1.200 French, European and American feature films: " Le Salaire de la peur" " Et Dieu créa la femme", "Un Indien dans la ville", " Muriel's wedding" , "The Piano" , " Casino", "Under Suspicion" ; and also more than 18.000 hours of top-rated television programs among them: "Ushuaïa Nature" (Documentary) "Profiling" , "Teen Mom", " A Wonderful Family" (Fiction), " Magic Lilibug", "Marcelino Pan y Vino" , " Zoé Kézako" (Animation), "The Alibi", "A Trace of Danger" (High quality American TV Movies).
TF1 International also distributes internationally for theatrical release and all rights around 15 movies per year from all nationalities: "The Rabbi’s Cat" by Joann Sfar in 3D, "Take This Waltz" by Sarah Polley, starring Michelle Williams, the new film by Philippe Claudel "Silence of Love", the Claude Miller’s new film starring Audrey Tautou "Therese D…"..