Unifrance members are divided among four Councils, of which you may become a member, under certain conditions:
Feature-Film Producers' CouncilShort-Film Producers and Distributors' CouncilDirectors, Actors, Authors and Talent Agents' CouncilFilm Exporters' CouncilMembership feesRequired information for joining
Feature-Film Producers' Council Return to top of page
All French feature-film production companies, authorised in accordance with the motion-picture industry code ("carte professionnelle" issued by the CNC), represented by one of their corporate officers ("mandataires sociaux") or duly appointed salaried employees.
Short-Film Producers and Distributors' Council Return to top of page
Producers of short films may become members if they have produced at least one (1) film over the past three calendar years, having been issued a an exploitation visa by the CNC (Centre National de la Cinématographie). Distributors of short films having sold at least six French films over the 18 months preceding the election.
Directors, Actors, Authors and Talent Agents' Council Return to top of page
The following may join: Directors having taken part in the making French films holding an exploitation visa; Actors and Authors (screenwriters) whose qualifications and professional activities are widely recognised in the creation of feature films, holding exploitation visas; as well as Talent Agents (whether natural persons or legal entities) working in the motion-picture industry, holding a talent agent's licence issued by the French Labour Ministry and which has been valid for at least 5 years.
Film Exporters' Council Return to top of page
All French film export companies, authorised in accordance with the motion-picture industry code ("carte professionnelle" issued by the CNC), represented by one of their corporate officers ("mandataires sociaux") or duly appointed salaried employees, provided that:
This membership request, moreover, must be first validated by the Economic Commission in office.
Membership fees Return to top of page
For further information about membership conditions and the role of Unifrance members, please download the Association's Statues:
Membership application - Feature film producers (PDF)
Please print out this application form and return it to us duly completed, signed, and accompanied by your cheque, to:
Required information for joining Return to top of page
The information gathered is necessary for you to become a member. It will be data processed and transmitted to the secretary of the association. In application of Articles 39 and following of the Law of 6 January 1978 (modified), you are entitled to access your information and rectify it. If you wish to exercise this right and receive any information concerning yourself, please contact: Nadine Grandjean.
Trailer of French Film Festival in Japan 2013