Les Films D’Ici
One of France’s largest indies, Les Films d’Ici has created 500 films in its 20 years of operations, including one-hour and feature-length documentaries and fiction films. Its work has been released in theaters and on television at home and abroad. How do they stay creative over such a long run? ‘The loyalty to the directors with whom we work and the arrival of new talents are our greatest guarantee for innovative and high-quality documentary films,’ says Charlotte Uzu, the company’s head of international development. Recent productions include Pierre Bonnard, in collaboration with renowned director Alain Cavalier.
Recent titles: Etre et avoir, Le Pays des Sourds, Elephas Maximus
Hours this year: 30
Upcoming includes: Waltz with Bashir (Channel 8, YLE, SVT, SBS, TV3, ITVS, RTBF, TSR, ARTE France), Versailles: the Hall of Mirrors, Astroboy’s Century, Birth of A Museum, Middle East Blues