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News in brief

05 March 2021 à 10:40

French cinema at the EFM: Day 5

All the news about French films for today, Friday, March 5, 2021, at the EFM (European Film Market) 2021! Click here to visit UniFrance's virtual stand (access reserved for participants with market accreditation).

The skies of Berlin

The sun shines on Berlin today, although the temperature remains cool, with a return to below-zero readings expected overnight.


French film business in the international press

Neon acquires Petite Maman by Céline Sciamma, sold by mk2 films, for distribution in North America / Variety
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Film Movement acquires U.S. rights to Final Set, sold by STUDIOCANAL / Variety
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Franco-Israeli filmmaker Michale Boganim is directing a new film, to be sold by WTFilms / Variety
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Variety talks to Alice Diop about her latest film, the documentary We, sold by Totem Films
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Variety to host a public conference bringing together the directors of 9 animated films under consideration for Oscar nominations, including Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart for their film Wolfwalkers (coproduction by Folivari)
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Vivendi announces 2020 financial results, while STUDIOCANAL offsets a fall in revenues through the sale of library titles / Variety
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Gaumont has 19 productions in the works for streaming platforms / Variety
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A raft of international sales for the French coproduction Ballad of a White Cow, sold by Totem Films / Variety
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Alain Chabat lined up for a new chapter of Asterix with an upcoming animated Netflix series / Variety
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Results of the Ultimate French Cinema Blind Test!

Around 70 participants/teams tested out their French cinema knowledge by guessing the titles of 50 mystery films from excerpts of musical scores or famous one-liners. Many of the participants played as teams, and here are the final results:

TOP 3 WINNERS IN FRANCE

  1. Alice Damiani (TF1 Studio) & Geraldine Le Picard (TF1 Studio) with 47 points
  2. Lucile Ribue (Playtime) with 43 points
  3. Elise Proux (Playtime) with 41 points

TOP 3 WINNERS OUTSIDE FRANCE

  1. Philippe Logie (Be TV) with 37 points
  2. Tsubasa Takemoto (Cetera International) with 32 points
  3. Bernard Fach (UGC Belgium) with 30 points

Many participants reunited afterwards for a virtual cocktail. Our congratulations to you all and thanks for your participation!


French film screenings on EFM platform
(market premieres and the Berlinale)

The First 54 Years – An Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation by Avi Mograbi (Forum)
International sales: The Party Film Sales
Screening time:
9:20 a.m.

 

We by Alice Diop (Encounters)
International sales: Totem Films
Screening time: 15:30 p.m.

 

From Where They Stood by Christophe Cognet (selected in the Forum section)
International sales: mk2 films
Screening time: 12:30 p.m.

 

Author : Communications

Latest update : 05 March 2021 à 10:40 CET

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Film Movement

Activities :  Foreign distributor (feature film)

Activities external to film production :  Distributor (short film), Foreign distributor (feature film)

Recent filmography : Final Set, Corpus Christi, Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness, ...

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Folivari

Activities :  Co-production, Executive Producer

Recent filmography : The Summit of the Gods, Wolfwalkers, , ...

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Gaumont

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales, Co-production, Foreign distributor (feature film), Associate producer, French distribution , Foreign production company, Executive Producer

Recent filmography : , , , ...

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Neon

Activities :  Foreign distributor (feature film)

Recent filmography : Petite Maman, Night of the Kings, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, ...

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STUDIOCANAL

Activities :  Line production, Film exports/foreign sales, Co-production, French distribution , Executive Producer

Activities external to film production :  Video/DVD publishing

Recent filmography : , Black Box, Dear Mother, ...

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The Party Film Sales

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales, French distribution

Recent filmography : The First 54 Years – An Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation, The Wild One, Goodnight, Soldier, ...

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Totem Films

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales

Recent filmography : Ballad of a White Cow, , Gagarine, ...

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WTFilms

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales, Associate producer

Recent filmography : Fake News, Gold For Dogs, Knuckledust, ...

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mk2 films

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales, Co-production, Foreign distributor (feature film), Associate producer, French distribution , Executive Producer

Activities external to film production :  Distributor (short film)

Recent filmography : , , , ...

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Berlin - EFM European Film Market - 2021

Type : International market

Theme : All films