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Find on this section all the interviews produced by Film Paris Region.


Find here our interviews of Paris Region professionnals :

The Paris Images Production Forum is the most important annual production event in France. All film and audiovisual professionals are gathered there to discuss the major issues of the sector. We interviewed John Bernard, manager of Peninsula Film, about the new challenges of his job as line producer.

Isaac Partouche is a VP of virtual production with successful collaborations with Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve to name a few. After a career in London and Los Angeles, he chose to return in France to join the most innovative post-production studio in Europe: Dark Matters, headed by Romain Cheminade.

Claudia Cheilian works as a line producer and location scout for the cinema. She regularly calls on our team to find locations in Paris Region.

This was notably the case on the films "One Fine Morning" by Mia-Hansen Love, which has been selected for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. It was at the Hôtel de Sully, which was one of the locations for Isabelle Brocard's film "Madame de Sévigné", that we interviewed her about her job as a location scout.

The profession of intimacy coordinator has recently emerged in the film and audiovisual industry, responding to a growing demand from the professionals and the public. Intimacy coordinators quickly established themselves as essential jobs for productions, facilitating dialogue between the different involved parties and offering a professional and secure framework for the cast.
Monia Aït El Hadj is the first intimacy coordinator in France. This former lawyer has been working for more than three years with foreign and French productions that request her skills. She has notably contributed to the historical series "Marie Antoinette" with Canal +, and "Emily in Paris" with Netflix, two series accompanied by Film Paris Region and filmed in Paris Region.
This seasoned professional explains her work on one of the recurring sets of the series "Emily in Paris".

Jean Rabasse, an internationally renowned set designer, recently worked on Jean-Jacques Annaud's film "Notre Dame on fire", shot at the Cité du Cinéma, in the Bry-sur-Marne studios, and in many locations in Paris Region.

Martial Vallanchon is a VFX supervisor for Mac Guff in Paris. He worked on the film Titanium by Julia Ducournau. The film, supported by Film Paris Region and subsidized by the Paris Region council, received the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival 2021.

Circul'Art 2 project

In 2020, Film Paris Region is starting the Circul'Art 2 project and is producing a series of videos to highlight initiatives and best practices in the field of the circular economy in the image industry.