Projects & People
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Scuola Nazionale di Cinema – Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Production, Rome, Italy
CSC Production is the production company of Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the oldest Italian school of cinema. Its purpose is to produce and promote alumni first feature films and students shorts. The line up includes a selection of 18 titles, some of which have been presented at the Venice Film Festival-SIC and Cannes-Cinéfondation.
Presented by: Vanessa Zerda Rueda
KurzFilmAgentur, Hamburg, Germany
The sales department of KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg has been licensing short films all over the world for over 20 years. Their catalogue currently consists of ca. 250 international, award winning short films of all genres and subject matters. Every year they add 15-20 current shorts, which are edgy, top quality films that manage to surprise.
Presented by: Stine Wangler
Lights On, Torino, Italy
Lights On aims to establish privileged relationships with talented directors and producers. Their main goal is to be the film’s first promoter, from planning the right festival strategy, to the release in different territories, until it reaches the widest possible audience. Lights On is Hungry for Quality Cinema.
Presented by: Greta Fornari
Premium Films, Paris, France
Created in 1998, Premium Films is a French sales company specialized in short films. They represent many internationally acclaimed and award winning short films (among them the Academy Award nominee Everything Will Be Ok and the Palme d’Or winner Waves ‘98). In 2013 Premium Films expanded its activity to feature films.
Presented by: Martina Fiorellino
Sacrebleu Productions, Paris, France
Since 1999, Sacrebleu has produced more than 60 films, selected in more than 1200 international festivals and rewarded in many: the Palme d’or for Barken Island in 2010, the Silver Bear for The Great Rabbit in 2012, the Audience Award at Annecy for Longway North in 2015 and the César for Best Animated short film for Sunday Lunch in 2016.
Presented by: Aurélian Michon
Some Shorts, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Some Shorts is a sales and festival strategy and distribution company specializing in visually powerful and daring films, many of which have premiered at prestigious festivals and won numerous awards. They work with a small catalogue to reach the fullest potential of each film.
Presented by: Wouter Jansen
Les Valseurs, Paris, France
Launched in 2013, Les Valseurs are aiming to help new artistic points of views emerge and to improve cross-cultural partnerships. Their most recent acquisitions are João Paulo Miranda Maria’s Meninas Formicida (Orizzonti Venice), Ayce Kartal’s Kötü Kiz (Jury Prize Annecy, TIFF) and Eugène Green’s feature documentary Faire la parole (TFF).
Presented by: Justin Pechberty
Zen Movie, Rome, Italy
Zen Movie is a short film distribution company founded in 2016 by director Giulio Mastromauro and actress Virginia Gherardini. It distributes Italian and international shorts in festivals around the world and operates also as sales agent. The main objective of Zen Movie is supporting and promoting young authors from the new cinema generation.
Presented by: Giulio Mastromauro
Agustì Argelich, TV3 Espana (Spain)
Joao Garçao Borges, Shortsplanet (Portugal)
Laura Bortolozzi and Nicodemo Martino, RAI 1 (Italy)
Lucie Canistro, Univerciné VOD (France)
Aurélie Chesné, France TV (France)
Inga Diev, Ouat Media (Canada)
Ian Durkin, Vimeo (USA)
Pascale Faure, Canal+ (France)
Aki Isoyama, Pacific Voice (Japan)
Alessandro Marcionni, RSI TV (Switzerland)
Annelie Morey and Charlotte Sifvert, UR TV (Sweden)
Thom Palmen, Jinzhen Film Development (China)
Delphine Riffaud, Film Doo (UK)
Manuela Rima, Rai Cinema Channel (Italy)
Paola Ruggeri, Mediaset (Italy)
Vincenzo Scuccimarra, Studio Universal (Italy)
Vanina Spadoni, Turner International (Argentina)
Cecilia Valmarana, Rai Movie (Italy)
Andrea Whyte, Spafax (Canada)
Catherine Wilmes, VRT (Belgium)
Simon Young, ShortsTv (UK)