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Autour de Minuit
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Autour de Minuit

Activities : Distributor (short film), Executive Producer, Associate producer, Co-production, Film exports/foreign sales

    Company presentation

    A production company founded in 2001 by Nicolas Schmerkin aimed at supporting projects that are artistically innovative, utilizing new technologies and developing original graphic worlds with solid content.
    Hybridization-relating to techniques, media, and film genres-is at the heart of the artistic approach of the majority of works produced by the company.

    Since 2004, Autour de Minuit has branched into the international distribution of animated films and digital experimental works, offering a catalogue of around 200 films.

    Short film distribution:

    Maximum runtime: No restrictions, preferably under 20' (interested also in Youth TV Specials of 26')

    Genres: Animation, experimental animated films, hybrid (combination of techniques) - special animation for youth people

    Version: Original version with French or English subtitles. Preference: without dialogue

    Term of contract: 2 years exclusive

    Distribution territories:  Worldwide

    Distribution platforms: TV, theatrical, Internet, mobile telephones, DVD, institutions

    Commission: 30% (40% includes registration and relations with 200 festivals)

    Presence at festivals & markets: Aix-en-Provence - Clermont-Ferrand, Annecy

    The company acquires distribution rights for an average of five films per year (50 % French films)

    Filmography (208)

    1 mètre/heure

    1 mètre/heure

    (2018)

    Bavure

    Bavure

    (2018)

    Bendito Machine VI

    Bendito Machine VI

    (2018)

    Brexicuted

    Brexicuted

    (2018)

    Reruns

    Reruns

    (2018)

    59 Seconds

    59 Seconds

    (2017)

    L'Alliance

    L'Alliance

    (2017)

    Même quand nous dormons

    Même quand nous dormons

    (2017)

    Robhot

    Robhot

    (2017)

    The Death, Dad & Son

    The Death, Dad & Son

    (2017)

    The Lost Garden

    The Lost Garden

    (2017)

    A Town Called Panic: Back to School

    A Town Called Panic: Back to School

    (2016)

    Charlie's Buck Teeth

    Charlie's Buck Teeth

    (2016)

    Decorado

    Decorado

    (2016)

    Estate

    Estate

    (2016)

    Household Pets

    Household Pets

    (2016)

    I Want Pluto To Be A Planet Again

    I Want Pluto To Be A Planet Again

    (2016)

    Johnno’s Dead

    Johnno’s Dead

    (2016)

    Journal animé

    Journal animé

    (2016)

    La Grande histoire d'un petit trait

    La Grande histoire d'un petit trait

    (2016)

    La Parfumerie de M. Pompone

    La Parfumerie de M. Pompone

    (2016)

    Les Courgettes de la résistance

    Les Courgettes de la résistance

    (2016)

    Love

    Love

    (2016)

    Malgrin débotté

    Malgrin débotté

    (2016)

    Talk to Me

    Talk to Me

    (2016)

    Time Rodent

    Time Rodent

    (2016)

     A Frog With Pierced Shoes

    A Frog With Pierced Shoes

    (2015)

     Good Evening Everyone

    Good Evening Everyone

    (2015)

     Half-Dream

    Half-Dream

    (2015)

     I Have Dreamed of You So Much

    I Have Dreamed of You So Much

    (2015)

     Je me souviens de mon enfance

    Je me souviens de mon enfance

    (2015)

     Le Pont Mirabeau

    Le Pont Mirabeau

    (2015)

     Le Repas

    Le Repas

    (2015)

     Mutation

    Mutation

    (2015)

     Paris

    Paris

    (2015)

     Reclining

    Reclining

    (2015)

     Un oiseau chante

    Un oiseau chante

    (2015)

    Ataraxya

    Ataraxya

    (2015)

    Automne

    Automne

    (2015)

    Birdy Wouaf Wouaf

    Birdy Wouaf Wouaf

    (2015)

    Blotting Paper

    Blotting Paper

    (2015)

    Carte postale

    Carte postale

    (2015)

    Crabe-Phare

    Crabe-Phare

    (2015)

    Decibels

    Decibels

    (2015)

    Fusée-signal

    Fusée-signal

    (2015)

    Ghost Cell

    Ghost Cell

    (2015)

    How's Your Prostate?

    How's Your Prostate?

    (2015)

    In a Small Boat

    In a Small Boat

    (2015)

    Jean-Michel, le caribou des bois

    Jean-Michel, le caribou des bois

    (2015)

    Jukai

    Jukai

    (2015)

    KOP

    KOP

    (2015)

    Le Bestiaire ou Cortège d’Orphée (extraits)

    Le Bestiaire ou Cortège d’Orphée (extraits)

    (2015)

    Le Bruit du gris

    Le Bruit du gris

    (2015)

    Le Coin

    Le Coin

    (2015)

    Les Shadoks et la maladie mystérieuse

    Les Shadoks et la maladie mystérieuse

    (2015)

    Once Upon 3 Times

    Once Upon 3 Times

    (2015)

    Once Upon a Leaf

    Once Upon a Leaf

    (2015)

    Peripheria

    Peripheria

    (2015)

    Psiconautas, the Forgotten Children

    Psiconautas, the Forgotten Children

    (2015)

    Saltimbanques

    Saltimbanques

    (2015)

    The Bengal Salsify

    The Bengal Salsify

    (2015)

    The Dick

    The Dick

    (2015)

    The Four Neck-less

    The Four Neck-less

    (2015)

    The Race

    The Race

    (2015)

    The Sun of Bagnolet Street

    The Sun of Bagnolet Street

    (2015)

    The Zebra

    The Zebra

    (2015)

    Ville et cœur

    Ville et cœur

    (2015)

    À toutes les dingotes et à tous les dingots

    À toutes les dingotes et à tous les dingots

    (2015)

     Page d'écriture

    Page d'écriture

    (2014)

     Âne dormant

    Âne dormant

    (2014)

    Air-Mail

    Air-Mail

    (2014)

    Almost

    Almost

    (2014)

    Applied Metacinema

    Applied Metacinema

    (2014)

    Centopeia

    Centopeia

    (2014)

    Chaud Lapin

    Chaud Lapin

    (2014)

    Exode

    Exode

    (2014)

    Fine Families

    Fine Families

    (2014)

    Fresh Out of School

    Fresh Out of School

    (2014)

    Giant Robots From Outer Space

    Giant Robots From Outer Space

    (2014)

    Habana

    Habana

    (2014)

    I Am As I Am

    I Am As I Am

    (2014)

    Indah Citra

    Indah Citra

    (2014)

    Le Dromadaire mécontent

    Le Dromadaire mécontent

    (2014)

    Lighthouse Keeper Love Birds Too Much

    Lighthouse Keeper Love Birds Too Much

    (2014)

    Léonardo

    Léonardo

    (2014)

    Mauvaise Semence

    Mauvaise Semence

    (2014)

    Portrait

    Portrait

    (2014)

    So Many Forest

    So Many Forest

    (2014)

    Splintertime

    Splintertime

    (2014)

    The Birds of Sorrow

    The Birds of Sorrow

    (2014)

    The School of Fine Arts

    The School of Fine Arts

    (2014)

    Time Off

    Time Off

    (2014)

    VRP

    VRP

    (2014)

    1900-2000

    1900-2000

    (2013)

    A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log

    A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log

    (2013)

    Animal

    Animal

    (2013)

    Ascension

    Ascension

    (2013)

    Beast

    Beast

    (2013)

    East End

    East End

    (2013)

    Escarface

    Escarface

    (2013)

    Greenfields

    Greenfields

    (2013)

    Home Sweet Home

    Home Sweet Home

    (2013)

    I Can't Wait

    I Can't Wait

    (2013)

    Leucotopia

    Leucotopia

    (2013)

    My Little Croco

    My Little Croco

    (2013)

    Sonata

    Sonata

    (2013)

    Sun of a Beach

    Sun of a Beach

    (2013)

    Supervenus

    Supervenus

    (2013)

    The Book of the Dead

    The Book of the Dead

    (2013)

    The Master’s Voice: Caveirão

    The Master’s Voice: Caveirão

    (2013)

    The Ringer

    The Ringer

    (2013)

    The Screenwritter

    The Screenwritter

    (2013)

    Treo Fiskur

    Treo Fiskur

    (2013)

    Tsume

    Tsume

    (2013)

    Ulysse

    Ulysse

    (2013)

    Azul

    Azul

    (2012)

    Bet She'an

    Bet She'an

    (2012)

    Contre temps

    Contre temps

    (2012)

    Cornée

    Cornée

    (2012)

    Deux îles

    Deux îles

    (2012)

    Duku Spacemarines

    Duku Spacemarines

    (2012)

    Free Wheel

    Free Wheel

    (2012)

    Like Rabbits (Sticky Ends, chap. 2)

    Like Rabbits (Sticky Ends, chap. 2)

    (2012)

    Lonely Bones

    Lonely Bones

    (2012)

    Oh Willy...

    Oh Willy...

    (2012)

    Oru Burus

    Oru Burus

    (2012)

    Sept contre Thèbes

    Sept contre Thèbes

    (2012)

    Talk to Me About Love

    Talk to Me About Love

    (2012)

    The Gathering Dusk

    The Gathering Dusk

    (2012)

    The People Who Never Stop

    The People Who Never Stop

    (2012)

    The Spring

    The Spring

    (2012)

    À la française

    À la française

    (2012)

     Brandt Rhapsody

    Brandt Rhapsody

    (2011)

    Aalterate

    Aalterate

    (2011)

    Chase

    Chase

    (2011)

    Dream of the 1st April 1999

    Dream of the 1st April 1999

    (2011)

    Egaro

    Egaro

    (2011)

    La Détente

    La Détente

    (2011)

    Organopolis

    Organopolis

    (2011)

    Rabbid

    Rabbid

    (2011)

    The Chase

    The Chase

    (2011)

    The Monster of Nix

    The Monster of Nix

    (2011)

    Una furtiva lagrima

    Una furtiva lagrima

    (2011)

     Cosmic Jungle

    Cosmic Jungle

    (2010)

     Lazarov

    Lazarov

    (2010)

     T où ?

    T où ?

    (2010)

    After Me

    After Me

    (2010)

    Babioles

    Babioles

    (2010)

    Baroques Statues Shall Not Chew Bubble Yum

    Baroques Statues Shall Not Chew Bubble Yum

    (2010)

    Breakout

    Breakout

    (2010)

    Civilisation

    Civilisation

    (2010)

    F.P.R. Style

    F.P.R. Style

    (2010)

    Finger Fighter

    Finger Fighter

    (2010)

    L'Inventeur

    L'Inventeur

    (2010)

    Modern Spleen

    Modern Spleen

    (2010)

    Moskito Bravo

    Moskito Bravo

    (2010)

    Mrdrchain

    Mrdrchain

    (2010)

    Muzorama

    Muzorama

    (2010)

    Pixels

    Pixels

    (2010)

    Puppet Mansion

    Puppet Mansion

    (2010)

    Spin

    Spin

    (2010)

    Splitting the Atom

    Splitting the Atom

    (2010)

    Strata #3

    Strata #3

    (2010)

    Tattoo XXL

    Tattoo XXL

    (2010)

    The Best Way to Scarper

    The Best Way to Scarper

    (2010)

    4

    4

    (2009)

    Asomnia

    Asomnia

    (2009)

    Capucine

    Capucine

    (2009)

    Lila

    Lila

    (2009)

    Logorama

    Logorama

    (2009)

    Rubika

    Rubika

    (2009)

    Strata #2

    Strata #2

    (2009)

    The Gloaming

    The Gloaming

    (2009)

    King Crab Attack

    King Crab Attack

    (2008)

    Le Jour où Ségolène a gagné

    Le Jour où Ségolène a gagné

    (2008)

    Morana

    Morana

    (2008)

    Naïade

    Naïade

    (2008)

    Oedipus

    Oedipus

    (2008)

    S.I.T.E

    S.I.T.E

    (2008)

    Silken

    Silken

    (2008)

    Ten

    Ten

    (2008)

     Moving Still

    Moving Still

    (2007)

    Berni's Doll

    Berni's Doll

    (2007)

    Big Koi - The Ancient Way

    Big Koi - The Ancient Way

    (2007)

    Cla : Sexto Andar

    Cla : Sexto Andar

    (2007)

    Face

    Face

    (2007)

    It Makes No Sense

    It Makes No Sense

    (2007)

    Luke - La Terre ferme

    Luke - La Terre ferme

    (2007)

    Meischeid

    Meischeid

    (2007)

    Orishas - Hay un son

    Orishas - Hay un son

    (2007)

    Prof. Nieto Show - Épisodes 1-5

    Prof. Nieto Show - Épisodes 1-5

    (2007)

    The Replicants - User

    The Replicants - User

    (2007)

    Apnée

    Apnée

    (2006)

    Dog Days

    Dog Days

    (2006)

    Far West

    Far West

    (2006)

    Jehro - I Want Love

    Jehro - I Want Love

    (2006)

    Raymond

    Raymond

    (2006)

    Silence is Golden

    Silence is Golden

    (2006)

    Carlitopolis Redux

    Carlitopolis Redux

    (2005)

    Chrysalide (Iki)

    Chrysalide (Iki)

    (2005)

    Empire

    Empire

    (2005)

    Flesh

    Flesh

    (2005)

    Kontrol-Eskape

    Kontrol-Eskape

    (2005)

    The Way We Have Chosen

    The Way We Have Chosen

    (2005)

    Le Régulateur

    Le Régulateur

    (2004)

    Obras

    Obras

    (2004)

    The Def Song

    The Def Song

    (2004)

     Electronic Performers

    Electronic Performers

    (2003)

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