Unifrance and UniJapan hosted a meeting between French and Japanese producers at Cannes on Monday, May 22.
Last year's Cannes Film Festival saw the signing of a cinematic cooperation memorandum by the CNC on behalf of France and UniJapan for Japan. As a follow-up to this initiative, Unifrance and UniJapan have organized a meeting at this year's festival at which producers were invited to pitch their projects.
The participating Japanese producers included Kiyoshi Mizokami from the production company Kindai Eiga Kyokai, presenting the "Chester White" project, Kenzo Matsumura from Sep Inc. with "M. Obsessive," Yukie Kito from Entertainment Farm with "Tokyo Dreaming," Kaizo Hayashi from Eizo Tanteisha with "Goku", Kenta Fukasaku from Cinema Investment Corporation with "Rebellion: Killing Isle," Sho Hirasawa from PaxEterna Limited with "Room of Dreams," Kazushi Miki from Video Planning with "Tenderness," Dai Miyazaki from Micott & Basara Inc. with "Bad Girl," Norio Enomoto from Shipyard Company with "Her Longest Day," and Hisami Kuroiwa from Media Space with "Some People Nettles."
The French producers present included François d’Artemare (Les Films de l'Après-midi), Hugo Bergson (Black Mask Productions), Charlotte Uzu (Les Films d’Ici), Catherine Dussart (CDP), Daniel Lesoeur (Eurociné), Denise Petitdidier (Marie Amélie Production), Carole Scotta (Haut et court), Dominique Crèvecoeur (Bandonéon), Philippe Delarue (Futurikon), Raphaelle Mathieu, Philippe Liégeois (Rezo Production), and Loïc Magneron (Wide Management).
Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST