Paris Images onligne 01.24.2022 : the Rendez-Vous of all film and audiovisual professionals

Paris Images onligne 01.24.2022 : the Rendez-Vous of all film and audiovisual professionals

11 January 2022
Professionnals
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The Paris Images Online, which is an event to reflect on the French film and audiovisual industries, summarizes the situation of productions and film shootings in France, in the changing landscape of global production. The goals are simple: to allow professionals to discuss industry issues, to highlight the development potential of international activities in France and to demonstrate the dynamism of the French sector to foreign professionals.

This offer dedicated to international professionals consists, this year, of 2 (1-hour) round tables, 1 additional round table of 30 minutes and 5 (30-minute) case studies.

The CNC, the CST and the FICAM will organize round tables, conversations and case studies with the participation of the members of the events.

Program

2.45pm-3pm:
Opening by Dominique Boutonnat, President of CNC

3pm-3.30pm:
Case study “The Last Duel”  brought to you by Paris Images PIDS Enghien

WITH:

  • Béatrice Bauwens, VFX and Post Director at MPC Film & Episodic
  • John Bernard, Line Producer and CEO at Peninsula Film
  • Fanny Petit Van-Tornhout, Film Commissioner at Dordogne Film Commission / Ciné Passion
  • Yann Marchet, moderator PIDS Enghien 

3.30pm-4pm:
Case Study “Stillwater" brought to you by Paris Images L’Industrie du Rêve 

WITH:

  • Raphaël Benoliel, Producer at Firststep
  • Vanessa Kuzay, Film commissioner at Marseille Film Commission
  • David Piechaczek, Location Manager
  • Anne Fremiot, Casting Director
  • Ben Croll, Journalist and Moderator

4pm-5.30pm:
Case study “ Notre-Dame brûle ” brought to you by Paris Images AFC Events 

WITH:

  • Jean-Jacques Annaud, Director
  • Jean-Marie Dreujou, Cinematographer AFC 
  • Jean Rabasse, Art Director
  • François Reumont, AFC Moderator 

4.30pm-5pm :
Case study “ Marie-Antoinette ” brought to you by Paris Images Production Forum 

WITH:

  • Pete Travis, Director episodes 1 to 4
  • Jean-Baptiste Leclerc, Production Director
  • Madeline Fontaine, Costume Designer
  • Claude Chelli, producer at CAPA TV
  • Ben Croll, Journalist and Moderator

5pm-6pm:
Round table “ Mission Possible ” 
The round table will examine how France swiftly put in place a strict health protocol for filming and took steps to allow actors, filmmakers and crew members to travel. These have helped the country sustain its local and international production levels throughout the pandemic. We’ll discuss some key factors such as the tax rebate, environmental-minded approach, new virtual tools, updated studios and topnotch crews which have been boosting France's status as a hot spot for foreign shoots and have given the country a competitive edge compared with its neighbors. 

WITH:

  • John Bernard, Line Producer and CEO at Peninsula Film
  • Hélène Dudragne, Film Commissioner at Film Paris Region
  • Benoit Ruiz, Co-founder of Workflowers
  • Pascal Breton, Producer and CEO at Federation Entertainment
  • Anne Seibel, Production designer
  • Margaux Durand-Rival VP Creative at Dark Matters
  • Elsa Keslassy, Variety Moderator

6pm-7pm:
Screendaily talk - Focus on Shooting international productions in France
(including a case study of John Wick 4)
Monday Jan. 24th - 5pm UK time
Hosted by Screen International, part of the Paris Images event 

7pm-8pm:
Round table “ Digital Playtime #1 ”
This second roundtable will discuss France’s major assets, its robust animation, vfx and VR industries which have been bolstered by the country’s tax rebate and the rising content demand from streaming services. The panel will also explore the country’s critically acclaimed talent pool in these digital fields and dedicated training programs that have nurtured this new generation of French creatives. 

WITH:

  • Béatrice Bauwens, VFX and Post Director at MPC Film & Episodic
  • Jacques Bled, President of Illumination McGuff
  • Antoine Cayrol, Co-Founder and Producer at Atlas V
  • Cécile Blondel, Director of International Development at Gobelins
  • Elsa Keslassy, Variety Moderator

8pm-8.30pm:
Round table “ Digital Playtime #2 ” brought to you by CNC

 WITH:

  • Déborah Papiernik, SVP New Business & Strategic Alliances at UBISOFT
  • Hervé Dupont, Head of Production at Fortiche PRODUCTIONS
  • Ben Croll, Journalist and Moderator