Creative industries contributed $2.25 trillion to the global economy, but the creators behind the boom are not properly compensated, according to an in-depth report presented by global rights group CISAC at a press conference in Paris this morning.
Following the cancelation of U2, the Foo Fighters and Motorhead concerts after the Paris terrorist attacks that shocked the city Friday, Papa Roach and Marilyn Manson have also called off their concerts in the French capital.
Following in the steps of U2 and the Foo Fighters, heavy metal band Motorhead has canceled a scheduled Sunday night (Nov. 15) concert in Paris after the terror attacks in the French capital Friday night.
Since rebranding itself the "festival of creativity," Cannes Lions has had no shortage of Hollywood talent and execs flocking to the Cote d'Azur less than a month after the iconic film festival rolls up its red carpet.
French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi, Universal Music Group's parent company, said Friday that it has entered into exclusive talks to its French telecom arm SFR with one of two bidders. The company is looking to unload its mobile phone unit and focus on its media and entertainment businesses.