France: Les Films d’Ici

Les Films D'Ici Paris, France
April 1, 2006

Les Films D’Ici
Paris, France

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
Employees: 15
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

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