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Arsenal Filmverleih, founded in 1974, is one of the oldest independent distribution companies in Germany. Buying theatrical, TV, Video-DVD and VoD rights worldwide with focus on European cinema, Arsenal Filmverleih has a wide-spread interest in style and size of release.
The film distribution company Artcam was founded in 2000 by Artemio Benki, French producer and director, who lived, worked and created in Prague since the early 90s. Since its beginnings, Artcam’s aim was to bring courageous, innovative and provocative films that broaden the horizons of Czech distribution. Thus Artcam has released here films of arthouse icons such as Jim Jarmusch, David Lynch, Michael Haneke, Lars von Trier, Arnaud Desplechin, Chan-wook Park, Claire Denis or Pablo Larraín.
BAC Films specialises in developing, financing, producing and releasing cutting-edge independent films for the French market and beyond. Since its creation in 1986, BAC Films has maintained itself as one of the leading European distributors and international dealers for independent films with over 550 films released, among which 10 Palmes d’Or.
What makes the pulse race? What wakes passion and enthusiasm? Which film just stays in your head despite the world and all other films? What touches us in a way that makes us want to show it to as many people as possible? Bantam Film chooses its films carefully and smothers them with love, passion and care. We love animation and especially those features made for grown-ups. Like “Blind Willow”, “Sleeping Woman” by Pierre Földes, which we will release in March 2023.
Benshi is the first SVoD platform dedicated to children from 2 to 11-years-old. We offer more than 200 films (shorts, feature films, programs and a few series). We are only available in France for now.
Beta Film’s boutique label Beta Kids & Family complements its vast and diverse library of content by addressing younger target groups. Long-lasting cooperations with established premium producers and channels guarantee a broad range of high-quality fictional, animated and reality content. Beta Kids & Family has been able to build up international brands like “Skam”, “Anne With an E”, “Captain Nova”, and “All-Round Champion”, ready-mades and formats alike.
CANAL+ Group is a leader in premium and thematic television channels, as well as in the distribution of pay television services. In France, it is also a major player in free-to-air television with 3 national channels, and its related advertising arm. Outside of France, CANAL+ Group has recorded strong growth with a significant presence in Europe, Africa and Asia. In total, CANAL+ Group has more than 20 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 8 million in mainland France.
The CNC participates in the development of the animation industry through several support systems. These aim to:
• reinforce French creativity by providing support for scriptwriting and development for audiovisual and film projects;
• support French animation producers through selective and automatic funding systems for TV series, short films and features;
• contribute to the promotion of French animation in the international market through promotion and distribution fund systems.
Ciclic is the Centre-Val de Loire regional agency for cinema, audiovisual, book and digital culture. We offer a cultural public service which results from the collaboration between the Centre-Val de Loire Region and the French government. The missions it carries out and the actions it develops are based on cooperation, research, innovation, support for professionals and audiences, spatial planning and cultural economy.
Cinema Delicatessen is a distributor of documentaries for the Dutch cinema market. Recent titles include “Collective”, “The Mole Agent”, “I am not Your Negro”, “Kedi”, IDFA-winners “A Strange Love Affair with Ego” and “Now Something is Slowly Changing”, and contemporary classics such as Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing”, “The Look of Silence” and Sergei Loznitsa’s “Maidan and the Event”. Next to its regular releases each year, Cinema Delicatessen distributes The Best of IDFA on tour around the Netherlands.
Cinema Mondo (est. 1990) is the leading art-house and world cinema distributor in Finland. We release about 15 titles theatrically per year, and operate in all windows. Cinema Mondo is normally 5th- 6th biggest theatrical distributor in Finland. Recent releases: “Sound of Metal”, “Ammonite”, “Demon Slayer”, “Deux” and “Truffle Hunters”. Releases spring 2022: “Farhadi: A Hero”, “Hosoda: Belle”, “Kawase: True Mothers”, “Panahi: Hit The Road”. Our animation crown jewels: Studio Ghibli productions.
HRT is a public broadcaster established as radio station on 1926 and TV station on 1956. Now it has 4 terrestrial TV channels and 8 radio stations and one satellite channel mostly for Croats living abroad.
Diaphana is an independent French production and distribution company, founded in 1989 by Michel Saint Jean. In term of animation, we released movies such as “The Black Pharaoh, the Savage and the Princess” by Michel Ocelot, “Longway North” by Remi Chayé, “Wolfy, the Incredible Secret” by Gregoire Solotareff, “Mary and the Witch” by Hiromasa Yonebayashi , “Phantom Boy” by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, “Persepolis” by Marjan Satrapi, “Azur & Asmar” by Michel Ocelot, “Belleville Rendez-Vous” by Sylvain Chomet.
Dreamwall, it’s more than 15 years of artistic and technical immersion at the heart of the world of animation. Our studio works alongside producers and directors to give life to series, feature films, documentaries and ride movies with commitment, skill, agility and a good dose of humanity. Whether in 2D, 3D or mixed media, our teams of artists deploy their multiple talents and creativity in the service of the animation world, which is now more bubbling than ever.
Filmkompaniet is a production and distribution company focusing on animations. The company produces both series and features and distributes only a few handpicked European animation annually. Last titles we have had in theatrical distributions are: “Lotte and the Lost Dragons” (Estonia/Latvia), “Ploey” (Iceland/Belgium) and “Ternet Ninja” (Denmark).
Flanders Image is in charge of the promotion of audiovisual creations made in Flanders and Brussels. It is the sole official representative of Flanders’ content and talent at all key international festivals and markets.
France Télévisions is the first commissioner of animation in Europe with more than 15 animated series and 3 animated movies produced every year with French independent studios. Pre-schoolers, kids, tweens, young adults and families can enjoy a wide variety of animated shows from classics to new universes or newcomers. France Télévisions offers 6,600 hours of children and youth programs on linear France Télévisions channels, the platform kids Okoo and the platform France.tv Slash for young adults.
France TV Distribution works with producers and licensors to maximise programmes across all media platforms encompassing video, VoD and music publishing, merchandising, magazine and book publishing, plus French and international distribution and fund-raising. Since January 2017, France TV Distribution has gone hand in hand with distributing films abroad. As a major player on the distribution of rights in France and in foreign markets, this new activity is added to its know-how.
Freealize is a Romanian company specialised in film distribution, consultancy for film marketing and publicity on set, founded 9 years ago by Ileana Cecanu.
Gebeka Films is a distribution company founded in 1997 by Marc Bonny and is Hildegarde’s property (Reginald de Guillebon) since 2018. Our main goal: releasing long and short movies on French territory — theatrical, video/DVD and TV rights. Policy: high-quality films, mainly for a young audience (animation or fiction). Gebeka Films has also developed a co-production activity with “Princes and Princesses” (M. Ocelot) in the first place, and lately with well-awarded “My Life As a Zucchini” (C. Barras).
Global Screen is the world sales unit of Telepool, a leading entertainment company with more than 55 years of experience in licensing, distributing and co-producing film and television. In June 2018, actor and producer, Will Smith acquired Telepool, which has since become strategically aligned with Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s cross-platform media enterprise, Westbrook Inc.
Haut et Court is a French independent production and distribution company. Our line-up usually consists of eight to ten films per year, among which at least one animation film. We released “Wolfwalkers” by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, “Flee” by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and “Dounia and the Princess of Aleppo” was released on February 1st, 2023. We are co-producing “Sauvages!” by Claude Barras and will distribute also “Sirocco” by Benoît Chieux, “Silex” by Jul, “Amelie” by Liane-Cho Han and Maïlys Vallade.
We offer high-quality entertainment for children of all ages. Focus and passion are the magic ingredients to make sure our projects get the extra attention they deserve. We work together with independently operating specialists. In this way, we create the most optimal exploitation plan and reach for each specific film or series. Reliable, accessible, aiming for optimum cooperation with all our customers and contacts; that’s who we are!
Indie Sales is an independent international film sales company based in Paris. Our line-up includes A‑list festival animated films, such as “My Life as a Courgette” by Claude Barras and “Another Day of Life” by Raoul de la Fuente & Damien Nenow, recent acquistions include “Richard the Stork 2”. Our films sell worldwide to all audiences. Best Friend Forever, our sister company in Brussels, also represents animated films, including Anca Damien’s musical “The Island” and Alé Abreu’s “Perlimps”.
Kino Świat has been no. 1 independent distributor for the last 15 years. Our main interests are: studio-like, commercial, high-quality family animation and stereoscopic 3D animation. Recent releases: “Fireheart”, “Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon”, “Marmaduke”, “The Wishmas Tree”, “Norm of the North”, “Red Shoes & the 7 Dwarfs”, “The Little Prince”, “Playmobil: the Movie”, “Minuscule”, “Asterix: Secret of the Magic Potion”, “White Fang”, “Charming”, “Manou the Swift”, “Rock Dog” and others.
KissKissBankBank is Europe’s leading crowdfunding platform dedicated to international, innovative & creative projects. KissKissBankBank allows creators to generate funds via public participation in order to finance the projects they believe in, with a tool that allows them to maintain 100% intellectual property rights. With +11M€ already collected for 2,050 movies (short and feature-length films): KissKissBankBank is an optimism generator!
KMBO is a distribution and production company based in Paris. A significant part of our theatrical releases are dedicated to animation feature films. Our recent animation releases are the following ones: “The Amazing Maurice”, “Moonbound”, “Rabbit Academy 2”, “White Snake” and “The Elfkins”.
Le Parc Distribution is the distribution activity of Les Grignoux, a cultural center located in the city center of Liège, in French speaking Belgium. Les Grignoux owns four theaters (three in Liège, one in Namur), two restaurants and one café. As for the distribution, we release around 12 films a year, mainly animated films for toddlers and a young audience. We recently released “Yuku and the flower of the Himalaya”, “My Father’s secret”, “The Crossing”, “The Ape Star”
Founded in 1962 by Barbet Schroeder and Eric Rohmer, Les Films du Losange has always supported filmmakers worldwide. As of July 2021, succeeding Margaret Menegoz, Charles Gillibert and Alexis Dantec have taken over. With passion, the company has grown and diversified from production to distribution and international sales. Our catalogue comprises over 150 films by prestigious directors, such as Eric Rohmer, Michael Haneke, Mia Hansen-Løve, Barbet Schroeder and Alain Guiraudie.
LevelK is handling international sales and aggregation.We are working with edgy, original films that we can market worldwide and that will resonate with international audiences.Our profile includes high quality productions across all genres, working with established and emerging international talents in both English and foreign language. Films must have strong festival potential, international marketability and digital possibilities as we work across all areas.
Logical Pictures is a production and investment company. In just a few years, it made its mark as a major player of the European content industry. Logical Pictures’ slate presents more than 30 movies produced or in production, and a track record renowned in the industry (films at Cannes official competition, Sundance, Toronto…).
Luftkind’s mission is to engage young audiences in cinema, art, and culture by providing them with access to stories that are both age-appropriate and challenging through animated films — in all their diverse and creative forms.
O’Brother Distribution is a film distribution company active in the Benelux whose ambition is to offer a different range of quality Belgian and foreign films, while giving itself the means to defend them with the necessary enthusiasm.
ODMedia provides a one-stop solution which makes sure your content is in the right format, in the right place, at the right time. We connect content owners & platforms to deliver content to viewers on any screen around the world. We take care of all technical requirements, which allows you to focus on your core activities. We offer services covering the entire content lifecycle; from creation of a digital cinema package to technical delivery to OTT platforms and broadcasters.
Outsider Films is a films distributor created by three professionals in the Portuguese market, based in Lisbon. It operates in the segment of independent movies. Outsider Films is now releasing 14 to 16 films per year with a special focus on animation. Last animated movies released in the last 4 years: “Loving Vincent”, “Duck Duck Goose”, “Mirai”, “Mary & the Witch´s Flower”, “Breadwinner”, “Cats and Peachtopia”, “Earwig and the Witch” , “Checkered Ninja 1” and “Latte and the Magic Waterstone”.
Pink Parrot Media is an international sales company set up in 2018 by Marie-Claude Beauchamp and Tania Pinto Da Cunha. We specialise in animation and live-action family entertainment. The company is active in distribution, acquisitions, packaging and financing projects as well as co-production opportunities. We want to give producers the best place for their projects, promoted with passion and always on a personal basis. We can say we are a boutique in the family entertainment business.
Playtime is a Paris-based international sales company active since 1997, also active in production of feature films and series. Each year, Playtime launches approximately 10 new films in the most prestigious festivals. Playtime is known for the quality of its artistic choices and worldwide successes such as “Son of Saul”, “BPM”, “By the Grace of God” or the latest “Paris 13th District”, including animation titles like “A Cat in Paris” or “The Black Pharaoh, the Savage and the Princess” by Michel Ocelot.
The Occitanie Region aims to strengthen the film industry and the cultural dynamics on its territory. The Region supports filmmakers by providing financial assistance for development and production and offers supports to film festival and film markets. This approach also includes a film education program, as well as a support to film heritage through the Cinémathèque de Toulouse and the Jean Vigo Institute.
SC Films International was founded by Simon Crowe and financier Matthew Joynes in London in 2008. SC Films is a sales, finance and distribution company specialising in animation features including such titles as “Yellowbird aka Gus”, “Monkey King”, “White Fang”, “Gnome Alone”, “Charming” and “Pachamama”. Simon is currently producing animation features “Best Birthday Ever”, “My Father’s Secrets” and “Dragonkeeper”. Current slate also includes live-action films, the award-winning “Gensan Punch” and “On Fire”.
screen.brussels offers financial support to audiovisual productions which spend (part of) their budget within the Brussels-Capital Region. Some of our last projects in animation: “Valemon”, “The Polar Bear King” (Vivi Films), “Sauvages” (Panique), “The Inseparables” (nWwave), “No Dogs or Italians Allowed” (Lux Fugit Film), “Titina” (Vivi Films), “Sirocco and the Kingdom of the Winds” (Take Five), “Yuku and the Himalayan Flower” (Artemis, La Boîte Prod)…
As a top telecommunication company in Korea, SK Broadband provides broadband internet, IPTV broadcasting and VoD platform service (including mobile TV). We proceed with investment, acquisition, planning and marketing in animation. Our animation projects are “Pororo”, “Robocar Poli”, “Vroomiz”, “Larva”, “Time Traveler Luke”, “Botos Family” and “Miraculous Ladybug”. As ICT convergence leader, SK Broadband is making happiness in communication beyond the technology.
SND is the film distribution subsidiary of the M6 Group, one of the leading TV networks in Europe. SND handles film distribution, video publishing, international sales and film production. Animation highlights include “Asterix, Land of the Gods”, “The Jungle Bunch”, “Asterix and the Secret of the Magic Potion”, and recently “The Extinct” and “Pil”.
Studio 100 Film is an international, independent sales agency for upmarket children’s and family movies. The Munich-based company is a subsidiary of Studio 100 Media representing its own animation feature films and, in addition, it acts as a sales agency for selected third party films. Studio 100 Film’s focus is to represent a well-chosen portfolio of films internationally with due attentiveness.
The Yellow Affair is a world sales agent and executive producer for films & TV series from around the world. After 12 years, in today’s complicated and volatile film market, The Yellow Affair boasts a proven track record and has a growing reputation in areas of development, financing, marketing and selling films and TV series of all types and genres. The Yellow Affair is one of the most prominent international sales companies based in Helsinki, New York and London.
Based in Denmark, TrustNordisk is one of the leading sales agents in Europe with a diverse catalogue and decades of experience and close familiarity with the film business, including some of the most seminal Scandinavian auteurs and film makers.
Urban Group is a group of four companies: UDI (world sales), Urban Distribution (theatrical distribution and VoD platform), Urban Factory (production) and Reservoir Docs (documentary sales boutique).
Since 2001, Wallimage aims to develop the audiovisual sector in Wallonia by financing in audiovisual projects (live and animation) of Belgian or international initiative (co-produced in Belgium), namely: series, feature films, documentaries and VR/AR projects. Additionally, since 2007, the fund supports audiovisual & gaming industries in Wallonia by financing in audiovisual companies (film industry, gaming, music tech…). Since 2022, the fund finances also video games projects.
Yejilim Entertainment specialises in film buying and distributing family films for Korea and Vietnam. We are looking for good quality of animation feature films and award-winning feature films. Yejilim Entertainment is based in Seoul and was founded by Jackie Lim in 2006.