Memento Films International founded in 2005 in Paris is a art house film seller. Memento Films International is focusing on avant-garde movies, low budget productions rather than blockbusters. Memento Films aims at introducing underrated independent films which Memento Films has previously acknowledged the quality and originality.
Haut et Court was founded in 1992 in Paris by Carole Scotta. It is an independent company aspiring to reveal and enhance new talents. Haut et Court is specialized in producing and distributing films but is also producing TV series since 2008. Haut et Court has also begun to operate its films with the opening of two cinemas, the Nouvel Odéon and the LOUXOR.
Indie sales is a newly founded international sales and co production feature film company. The company was founded in 2013 by the sales agent Nicolas Eschbach and the producer Eric Névé. Their film line-up is composed of 10 films per year with a commercial potential. They are wishing to build strong relationships not only with well-known directors and producers but also with promising beginners.
Kinology founded in May 2008 by Grégoire Melin is a feature film selling company representing innovative European feature films starring international talents. The company is launching unique films. As KINOLOGY only accepts few films the sales agents can really be involved deeply with each project.
Jour2Fête was set in 2006 and releases theatrically 5 to 7 independent films per year – The company also handles video and TV sales. JOUR2FETE has also been developing its sales agent activity since 2010.
Celluloid Dreams has been at the forefront of international sales, production, and financing of quality independent films for more than 30 years. Its ‘Directors Label’ stands for the discovery and subsequent promotion of a large number of the most important, awarded and respected film directors of our times, the ‘future classics’.
Charades company co-founded by Carole Baraton, former Head of International Sales at Wild Bunch, Yohann Comte, former Deputy Head of International Sales at Gaumont, Pierre Mazars, former VP International Sales at Studiocanal, and Constantin Briest, founder of co-production & co-distribution company, Asuna. A collective experience and fresh energy at the service of films.
Memento Films Distribution founded in 2003 by Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Memento Films is an independent distribution company based in Paris and specialized in international author-driven cinema. The company releases 6 to 8 films a year. Among the latest releases “The Salesman” by Asghar Farhadi (Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film 2017 – Best Screenplay & Best Actor, Cannes 2016), “Ida” by Pawel Pawlikowski (Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film 2015) or “Winter Sleep” by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Golden Palm, Cannes 2014).
WTFilms (which stands for “What The Films”) is a sales, production and financing company created in 2012 by Gregory Chambet and Dimitri Stephanides. After an initial focus on genre for which it acquired a strong expertise, WTFilms has now diversified to all types of movies: mainstream, arthouse, comedies, action, thriller, horror, and documentaries.
The Bureau set up in 2000, LE BUREAU (Paris) et THE BUREAU (London) have produced and co-produced more than 30 international feature films by multi-award winning directors and promising new talents. Since 2009, their activities have widened to international sales through THE BUREAU SALES. TBS now handles more than 500 titles from prestigious directors, including CELLULOID DREAMS’ and REZO FILMS’ libraries, and recently moved on to selling in-house productions and co-productions.
Elle Driver is a sales and acquisitions outfit based in Paris committed to represent and grow with the world’s most creative rising talents. Across a broad spectrum of budgets and content, Elle Driver slate emphasizes a diversity of films each with a unique universe and sensibility. Rising to every challenge, the movies know no limits of ambition or genre.
The Match Factory is dedicated to bringing the finest in arthouse cinema to the international market. Since our founding in 2006, our passion has been to work with films of signature and vision from around the globe. The Match Factory has built strong relationships with acclaimed directors and producers, while working simultaneously to discover promising new filmmakers with a powerful original style.
Mk2Films Every year, mk2 films sells and distributes a dozen new films by established or promising directors such as Jia Zhang-Ke, Paweł Pawlikowski, Xavier Dolan, Agnès Varda, Robert Guédiguian and Stéphane Brizé. mk2 films also distributes a unique library of more than 600 films in France and around the world, including some of the major films of the history of cinema and a large number of classic films restored in HD and 2K: Charles Chaplin, François Truffaut, Jacques Demy, Abbas Kiarostami…
HUANXI Media is an innovative media company in China, focusing on investment and production of films, drama series, and operation of a subscription based OTT platform. The company was founded by Mr. Dong Ping , Ning Hao , Xu Zheng and Steven Xiang in 2015, and listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Palace Film Founded in 1965 by Antonio Zeccola AM, Palace Films has proudly brought the work of pioneering visionaries, world masters and risk-taking new talent to cinemagoers in Australia and New Zealand for over fifty years.
Playtime Founded in 1965 by Antonio Zeccola AM, Palace Films has proudly brought the work of pioneering visionaries, world masters and risk-taking new talent to cinemagoers in Australia and New Zealand for over fifty years.
Les Armateurs Les Armateurs is a French film and animation production company founded in 1994.
With more than 25 years of experience, Les Armateurs has had many successes in cinema: Kirikou and the witch in 1998, Les Triplettes de Belleville in 2003, Brendan and the secret of Kells in 2009, Ernest and Célestine in 2012, s imposing as one of the leading companies in the production of animated films in France. His productions have received honors with 4 Oscar nominations, 2 César awards and numerous festival awards.
Wild Bunch Wild Bunch is an independent European film distribution company, listed on the Frankfort stock exchange, which manages a catalog of more than 2,200 titles. Characterized by a varied editorial line, the company offers a choice of constantly renewed and innovative films, from around the world, by investing in local European films, American or international independent films. Over the past few years, Wild Bunch has successfully acquired and distributed The Artist, La vie d’Adèle, Dheepan, Drive, Fahrenheit 9/11, The Grandmaster, Les Intouchables, Le discours d’un roi, Le Petit Nicolas, La emperor’s march, Pan’s Labyrinth, Sin City, Chihiro’s journey, Two Lovers, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Victoria….
Be For Films is an independent film sales company based in Brussels. We are primarily focused on independent films, whether fiction or documentaries, comedies or dramas, dealing with societal and strong women issues. We cure to international festivals, distributors and broadcasters a dozen new features annually from Belgian and international directors.
The company was launched in 2014 and is part of the Playtime group from which it receives financial and corporate backing
Versatile Versatile is a Paris-based sales company dedicated to supporting the widest range of independent cinema and gifted filmmakers worldwide. Our goal is both to introduce radical new talents and to establish successful creative collaborations with already known and respected directors.
Versatile is passionately committed to nurturing and consolidating privileged relationships – artistic and commercial – with the broadest range of international film makers and distributors, and to devising strategies to maximize the launch and continued life of our films in the market.
Autlook Autlook Filmsales is one of the leading sales agents for feature documentaries, hybrids and doc series. Since its inception in 2006, Autlook has been building a strong and varied network of partners including digital platforms, theatrical distributors, broadcasters and festivals.
GFM Films principal aim is to develop, produce, finance and sell independent movies and television films & series. Alongside the parent company we also have GFM Animation and GFM Evolution.
Founded in March 2011 by Guy Collins, Fred Hedman and Michael Ryan, the company takes film & television projects from development through to completion and delivery to distributors.
Urban Distribution UDI is a film export company created in 2004 by Frédéric Corvez.
Xilam A major European animation studio, Xilam creates, produces and distributes original programs intended for children and the whole family, for television, cinema and digital platforms.
Pulsar Content is a sales company dedicated to the international market with a generalist and selected line up.
Projects dovetailed for the international market: English speaking thrillers, genre titles, high profile dramas with cast, Arthouse foreign language films with an A-festival potential and a concept to sell abroad, One family animation per year with a crossover target.
Austrian Film Commission The Austrian Film Commission (AFC – Austrian Films), founded in 1986, is an organization dedicated to promoting Austrian cinema throughout the world. The AFC’s role is to increase awareness of Austrian filmmaking abroad and to support the positioning and release of Austrian films on the international marketplace.
Acting both as an information clearing house and as a facilitating agency for export purposes, the AFC maintains ongoing contacts with festival directors, sales agents, buyers and distributors, as well as the press, concerning new Austrian productions.
Offering a wide variety of services at the domestic and international level, the AFC consults with producers and creative artists attending international festivals and markets and supports their activities.
BAC FILMS is a major player in the French film industry. Multimandat and multilabel distributor, its activity is organized around 3 main trades: distribution in cinemas, the sale of films to television channels, and Video distribution.
Since its creation, BAC FILMS has distributed approximately 420 films and 7 films labeled Bac have won the Palme d’Or in Cannes.
Altitude Film Entertainment is a vertically integrated film company encompassing production, finance, international sales and UK distribution. The company was formed in May 2012 by Will Clarke, founder of British production and distribution banner Optimum Releasing, which he sold to Studiocanal in 2006. Partnering Clarke is Co-CEO Andy Mayson, a highly experienced executive who has held Board-level positions at such notable companies as Working Title, PolyGram, Icon, Exclusive and Hammer.
Mer Film AS was founded by producer Maria Ekerhovd in 2011. Mer Film’s ambition is to develop, produce and distribute Norwegian and international arthouse films. We focus on diversity, innovation and social relevance.
The production company has offices in Tromsø and Bergen. Since 2014 we have distributed all our films theatrically and online in Norway, through our distribution company Mer Filmdistribusjon. The distribution company is located in Oslo
The Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (SAC) was established in 1991 by the University of Silpakorn.
The SAC is a database center for anthropology, history, archaeology, art history and related fields. It provides services to academics, researchers and the public. In 2000, the Centre was elevated to the status of a public organization under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture in order to develop and improve the quality of the anthropological database, to support research and to publish anthropological knowledge for the public.
The SAC has an overarching plan to broaden the knowledge of Visual Anthropology which is an academic subfield of Anthropology that uses audio-visual media, such as photographs, films and new media as a tool to disseminate anthropological studies and the studies of the related fields, as well as a tool to make the voices of people from different backgrounds heard.
Fortissimo Films has been one of the world’s leading international film sales organisations, specialising in the production, presentation, promotion and distribution of award-winning and innovative feature films and documentaries by independent filmmakers from around the globe (For 25 years, ). Our commitment to original and groundbreaking films has seen us partner with a wide range of celebrated producers and directors including, Wong Kar Wai, Tian Zhuangzhuang, Peter Greenaway, Bela Tarr, Wang Xiaoshuai, Alex van Warmerdam and Martin Scorsese.
German Films is the national information and advisory center for the promotion of German films worldwide. It was established in 1954 under the name Export-Union of German Cinema as the umbrella association for the Association of German Feature Film Producers, the Association of New German Feature Film Producers and the Association of German Film Exporters, and operates today in the legal form of a limited company. In 2004, the company was reorganized and now operates under the name: German Films Service + Marketing GmbH
Film Republic launched in 2012 at the Rotterdam Film Festival, is a London based world sales agency specialising in art house fiction and cinematic documentaries. Our lineup includes titles from veteran production houses as well as emerging and first time filmmakers, with a focus on cinematic and non-mainstream titles. Film Republic has quickly established itself as one of Europe’s leading art house agencies for taking on risky and daring titles by the next generation of master filmmakers.
SND (Société Nouvelle de Distribution) is the audiovisual rights distribution subsidiary of the M6 Group. Its main activities are the acquisition, management and distribution of rights to audiovisual works (French and foreign films), throughout their exploitation cycle (cinema, video, transfer of rights to television channels).
Among the films distributed by SND are the saga Twilight, La la land, Asterix – The Secret of the Magic Potion, Kaamelott, ….. Ranked 3rd French cinema distributor in 2019, SND is also a producer (Yves Saint Laurent, Seven Sisters, Joyeuse retraite! …).
Arthouse Traffic is the first Ukrainian film company that specializes in distribution and production of art cinema. Founded in 2003. Since then Arthouse Traffic sequentially has gone in for production and promotion of Ukrainian cinema: the company has produced 4 feature films and 2 short film collections by Ukrainian directors, that was screened at various international festivals. Arthouse Traffic co-produced «The Tribe» by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy that won 3 awards at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week section and European Discovery of the Year by European Film Academy. In order to introduce modern Ukrainian cinema to the european audience, the company has held 2 «Ukraine on Film» festivals in Netherlands and Belgium.
As a distributor, the company has released more than 450 films for the moment. In cooperation with the embassies and cultural institutions, Arthouse Traffic holds festivals of national cinema and thematic projects.
Luminescence is international sales outfit dedicated to deliver world class animation feature films to the audiences around the world. Luminescence has currently 6 projects in the different stages of production. Managing Director of Luminescence is Juraj Barabas.
Sunny Film is distributor and sales agent based in Japan. Focusing in distributing distinguished World documentaries and art house films. Japanese distributor of Ulrich Seidl, Sergei Loznitsa, Thomas Heise etc
The Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art (created in 1984) is dedicated to promoting contemporary creation and disseminating knowledge about it. Each year, the Fondation Cartier programs thematic or personal exhibitions and then commissions artists, thus enriching an important Collection. It also organizes the Soirées Nomades, a meeting place for the performing arts where artists create links between the visual arts and other modes of expression of contemporary creation. The exhibitions and the Collection regularly visit foreign institutions, giving the Fondation Cartier its international dimension.
The Fondation Cartier crosses all fields of contemporary creation, from design to photography, from painting to video, from fashion to the performing arts.
The Cinema Studies Institute (CSI) at Toronto University treats film as a powerful art-form with its own history, conventions and techniques. The Cinema Studies program focuses on methods of research and scholarly discourse particular to film study and develops students’ abilities to understand film within a variety of contexts: critical, economic, cultural, technological and aesthetic.