Learn everything about the French market; How to co-produce, how to approach the TV-stations, how to work with a sales agent and distributor. Learn rights and wrongs - and learn from Hege Dehli’s experience working with and producing films in the French market. ...and the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with the experts.
Tirsdag 28. august
- Filmens hus, Lillebil (one-on-one at 8th floor)
Learn everything about the French market; How to co-produce, how to approach the TV-stations, how to work with a sales agent and distributor.
Learn rights and wrongs - and learn from Hege Dehli’s experience working with and producing films in the French market.
Registration deadline 21. august
If you want the experts to look at your project and give you the best of advice. Apply for one-and-one meetings (25 min.) with Fabrice Esteve, producer, YUZU and Anaïs Clanet, sales agent, Wide house. You will have 25 minutes with each expert. Up to a maximum of 6 projects can be selected.
Selected regional projects (outside of Oslo-area) will be eligible to apply for travel support.
To apply: send max 4 pages description of the film, link to visual material, key financial information, amount of estimated budget, finance plan.
Send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 7. august
Full seminar program
0900 – 09:30 Registration (coffee)
09:30 - 09:35 Welcome
09:35 - 11:05 On co-production and presales with Fabrice Esteve
How does documentary co-production with France work? What are the do’s & don’ts? Fabrice Esteve is an experienced French independent producer with a strong track record in international co-productions.
11:05 - 11:25 Coffee break
11:25 - 12:55 On international sales agreement with Anaïs Clanet
How the producer and the international sales agent start their discussion and agree on the terms. Marketing, festival strategy, amount of sales you can expect etc.
Anaïs Clanet is an experienced sales agent and is General manager in Wide house, focused on feature documentaries sales and promoting and distributing internationally creative titles.
12:55 - 13:10 How to be a Norwegian working in France with Hege Dehli
Hege Dehli is a Norwegian producer, director, scriptwriter and CEO of Mechanix Film, with a lot of experience working with France.
13.10 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 17:00 One-on-one meetings with Fabrice and Anaïs (8th floor)
25 min. with Fabrice and 25 min. with Anaïs. Apply in advance with a project.
14:00 – 15:00 Hege Dehli; telling about her experience (Lillebil kino)
(for those who don’t have one-on-one meetings with Anaïs and Fabrice)
Wide house is focused on feature documentaries sales and is promoting and distributing internationally creative titles.
The current highlights are I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO by Raoul Peck, THE RAFT by Marcus Lindeen, THE MENS CHOIR by Petter Sommer & Jo Vemund Svendsen and RENZO PIANO, THE ARCHITECT OF LIGHT by Carlos Saura.
Fabrice Esteve is an experienced producer with 20+ years experience, 120 hours of documentaries produced, and a strong track record in international co-production. Since 2012 he runs Yuzu Productions, together with Christian Popp, focusing on creative documentaries.
Recent productions include «Becoming Cary Grant» (Cannes 2017 official selection), the theatrical doc «Free to run» (Arte cinema / RTS / RTBF), «The race to dope» (Arte, GloboTV), “The e-waste tragedy” (Arte, TVE, TVC, Al-Jazeera, TG4, SVT, RTS), “The bloody truth” (ZDF/Arte, Smithsonian Channel, CCTV10, RTBF, VRT, S4C.
He is also the president of the French Association of Science Producers and president of the Pariscience International Film Festival.
Hege Dehli is a Norwegian producer, director, scriptwriter and CEO of Mechanix Film. She has worked with TV, documentary and feature films since 1985, producing and co-producing films internationally with a global distribution.
Hege studied film at Vancouver Film School, Canada and at Les Ateliers Varan in Paris. Hege worked on feature films and TV-series in Vancouver and for more than 25 years with French TV; France Télévision and ARTE.
The best known productions with France are the three films about Eva Joly and also her film about the international network of corruption hunters: Le Club des Incorruptibles ( Arte Nrk, Svt, Yle, RTS,Tv3Spain, DR). Two of these three films were co-produced with ARTE, and the third film was co-produced with France 5, France Télévision. Other films co-produced with France in the last years: The Other Jerusalem ( Arte, Nrk, Svt, Yle, Al-Arabya). Blood Sisters ( Arte, Nrk, Svt, Yle, DR, Irland) and Vive la France-Crime into the future ( ZDF/Arte, Svt, Nrk, Ruv, Yle). She has a broad network of international producers, broadcasters and distributors.
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