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…