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KABOUL KITCHEN a French serie of Scarlett production with the participation of Canal+

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PANELS, PITCHES, SCREENINGS, PROFESSIONAL MARKET

3 days of meetings between French and Israeli professionals


Saturday, November 17 THE ISRAELI MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORTS & THE ISRAEL FILM COUNCIL welcome the French participants to THE FRANCE-ISRAEL AUDIOVISUAL FORUM #2 and wish all participants great meetings.

The Israel Film Council was established by law in 2000, following the adoption of the Film Law, 1999, and is responsible for the implementation of that law. The Council has formulated policies and criteria for dividing the budget in an objective and fair way. The law stipulates that the budget should be used to encourage and support Israeli cinema, safeguard creative freedom and express the cultural diversity, opinions and values in Israeli society. The purpose of the Council is to support public institutions and promote the aims of the law, which include showing sensitivity to the trends and chang es taking place in the field of cinema. The Council has 19 active members.

5 pm Screening “Best of ShortCom” Cinematheque Tel Aviv See on pages 20-21

OPENING NIGHT

8 pm Reception Cinematheque Tel Aviv 9 pm

Opening ceremony 10th Anniversary of the co-production agreement

Keynote speakers: Eric Garandeau, President of the CNC Eitan Evan, President of the Israel Film Academy

Edmond was a donkey Animated movie, France, 2012, 15 min Scriptwriting, graphic design, editing and production: Franck Dion A coproduction of Papy3D Productions, ARTE France and NFB With the participation of the CNC

A small, quiet man, Edmond has a wife who loves him and a job that he does extraordinarily well. He is, however, very aware that he is different. When his co-workers tease him by crowning him with a pair of donkey ears, he suddenly discovers his true nature.

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H.E Christophe Bigot, Ambassador of France in Israel Prof. Zohar Shavit, Cultural Affairs Advisor to the Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo Prof. David Alexander, President of the Israel Film Council David Kessler, Former President of the CNC André de Margerie, Director of the International Relations, Arte

Aya Fiction, France-Israel, 2012, 40 min Directors: Mihal Brezis, Oded Binnun Producers: Pablo Mehler, Yael Abecassis, Hillel Roseman With: Sarah Adler and Ulrich Thomsen Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly confuses her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.

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Saturday, November 17 THE ISRAELI MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORTS & THE ISRAEL FILM COUNCIL welcome the French participants to THE FRANCE-ISRAEL AUDIOVISUAL FORUM #2 and wish all participants great meetings.

The Israel Film Council was established by law in 2000, following the adoption of the Film Law, 1999, and is responsible for the implementation of that law. The Council has formulated policies and criteria for dividing the budget in an objective and fair way. The law stipulates that the budget should be used to encourage and support Israeli cinema, safeguard creative freedom and express the cultural diversity, opinions and values in Israeli society. The purpose of the Council is to support public institutions and promote the aims of the law, which include showing sensitivity to the trends and chang es taking place in the field of cinema. The Council has 19 active members.

5 pm Screening “Best of ShortCom” Cinematheque Tel Aviv See on pages 20-21

OPENING NIGHT

8 pm Reception Cinematheque Tel Aviv 9 pm

Opening ceremony 10th Anniversary of the co-production agreement

Keynote speakers: Eric Garandeau, President of the CNC Eitan Evan, President of the Israel Film Academy

Edmond was a donkey Animated movie, France, 2012, 15 min Scriptwriting, graphic design, editing and production: Franck Dion A coproduction of Papy3D Productions, ARTE France and NFB With the participation of the CNC

A small, quiet man, Edmond has a wife who loves him and a job that he does extraordinarily well. He is, however, very aware that he is different. When his co-workers tease him by crowning him with a pair of donkey ears, he suddenly discovers his true nature.

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H.E Christophe Bigot, Ambassador of France in Israel Prof. Zohar Shavit, Cultural Affairs Advisor to the Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo Prof. David Alexander, President of the Israel Film Council David Kessler, Former President of the CNC André de Margerie, Director of the International Relations, Arte

Aya Fiction, France-Israel, 2012, 40 min Directors: Mihal Brezis, Oded Binnun Producers: Pablo Mehler, Yael Abecassis, Hillel Roseman With: Sarah Adler and Ulrich Thomsen Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly confuses her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.

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Sunday, November 18

Monday, November 19

PANELS AND MARKETPLACE

PANELS AND MARKETPLACE

Beit Heseg, 46 Rothschild Boulevard – Tel-Aviv

Beit Heseg, 46 Rothschild Boulevard – Tel-Aviv

9am Reception 9.30am Panel: “Short Films: a vital gateway or a waste of effort?” Prof. David Alexander, President of the Israel Film Council Oded Binnun, Director Mihal Brezis, Director Eric Garandeau, President of the CNC Marie Masmonteil, Producer; President of BLOC (the Liaison Office for Cinema Organizations, France) Marek Rozenbaum, Producer Noemi Schory, Beit Berl Film School Moderator: Serge Siritzky, Ecran Total

9am 9.30am

11.30am Panel: “The TV Series: how to make it in France? How to make it in Israel?” Dan Franck, Screenwriter Judith Louis, Arte Yoram Mokady, HOT Bruno Nahon, Zadig Productions Haïm Sharir, Producer Ran Telem, Keshet Giyora Yahalom, Screenwriter Moderator: Francois-Pier Pelinard Lambert, Le film français

10.45am Panel: “Financing animation: the stakes and perspectives” Ludovic Berthelot, Deputy director for audiovisuals and digital creations, CNC Ari Folman, Director Samuel Kaminka, Samka Productions, Head of the international relations of the French Professionals Animation Association Eitan Mansuri, Producer Delphine Nicolini, Les Armateurs Katriel Schory, Israel Film Fund Thibault Verbiest, Ulys Moderator: Li-Or Averbach, Globes

Break

12am

2.30pm Pitch session with French companies

Break

3.30pm Marketplace

3pm

Announcement of animation pitch winners Session with the Jury (open to the public)

3pm

Marketplace

6.30pm

Screening of Kabul Kitchen Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the producers Joey Faré and Marco Cherqui See on page 24

8.30pm

Screening of Rebound Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the producers Jimmy Desmarais, Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo See on page 25

6.30 pm Screening of Men of the shadows Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the screenwriter Dan Franck See on page 22 9.00 pm Screening of The church men Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the producers Judith Louis and Bruno Nahon See on page 23

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Reception Panel: “Animation technologies and traditional cinema” Yoni Cohen, Snowball Christian Guillon, ADN Noam Meshulam, Pitchipoy Hugues-Henri Namur, Mikros Uri Shinar, Chairman & founder, Aniboom Moderator: Dan Bessis, Head of the Israeli office of Paris Region Economic Development Agency

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Animation pitch See on page 18-19

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Sunday, November 18

Monday, November 19

PANELS AND MARKETPLACE

PANELS AND MARKETPLACE

Beit Heseg, 46 Rothschild Boulevard – Tel-Aviv

Beit Heseg, 46 Rothschild Boulevard – Tel-Aviv

9am Reception 9.30am Panel: “Short Films: a vital gateway or a waste of effort?” Prof. David Alexander, President of the Israel Film Council Oded Binnun, Director Mihal Brezis, Director Eric Garandeau, President of the CNC Marie Masmonteil, Producer; President of BLOC (the Liaison Office for Cinema Organizations, France) Marek Rozenbaum, Producer Noemi Schory, Beit Berl Film School Moderator: Serge Siritzky, Ecran Total

9am 9.30am

11.30am Panel: “The TV Series: how to make it in France? How to make it in Israel?” Dan Franck, Screenwriter Judith Louis, Arte Yoram Mokady, HOT Bruno Nahon, Zadig Productions Haïm Sharir, Producer Ran Telem, Keshet Giyora Yahalom, Screenwriter Moderator: Francois-Pier Pelinard Lambert, Le film français

10.45am Panel: “Financing animation: the stakes and perspectives” Ludovic Berthelot, Deputy director for audiovisuals and digital creations, CNC Ari Folman, Director Samuel Kaminka, Samka Productions, Head of the international relations of the French Professionals Animation Association Eitan Mansuri, Producer Delphine Nicolini, Les Armateurs Katriel Schory, Israel Film Fund Thibault Verbiest, Ulys Moderator: Li-Or Averbach, Globes

Break

12am

2.30pm Pitch session with French companies

Break

3.30pm Marketplace

3pm

Announcement of animation pitch winners Session with the Jury (open to the public)

3pm

Marketplace

6.30pm

Screening of Kabul Kitchen Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the producers Joey Faré and Marco Cherqui See on page 24

8.30pm

Screening of Rebound Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the producers Jimmy Desmarais, Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo See on page 25

6.30 pm Screening of Men of the shadows Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the screenwriter Dan Franck See on page 22 9.00 pm Screening of The church men Cinematheque Tel-Aviv In the presence of the producers Judith Louis and Bruno Nahon See on page 23

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Reception Panel: “Animation technologies and traditional cinema” Yoni Cohen, Snowball Christian Guillon, ADN Noam Meshulam, Pitchipoy Hugues-Henri Namur, Mikros Uri Shinar, Chairman & founder, Aniboom Moderator: Dan Bessis, Head of the Israeli office of Paris Region Economic Development Agency

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Animation pitch See on page 18-19

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H.E. CHRISTOPHE BIGOT AMBASSADOR OF FRANCE IN ISRAEL

The voices of artists, of scriptwriters, of filmmakers have always been essential in order to talk about our lives and tell our stories - sometimes just showing and sometimes also explaining. Complex situations can be laid out before us and we get given a new sense, a deeper understanding thanks to these voices. In both France and Israel, fictional movies, animated films and television series do not shy away from showing diversity and ambiguity. These powerful formats offer amazing opportunities for collaboration between our two countries which are linked by a strong deep friendship. The 10th anniversary of the agreement demonstrates our ability to unite, to work together and to interact. However it is not enough to celebrate the journey travelled together, no matter how impressive. We have to push ourselves to extend our cooperation, pushing into the 21st century media landscape. Fresh formats, un-conventional programs, new ways of broadcasting, cutting-edge technologies in animation... The challenges are great. Both the French and Israeli industries independently possess the skills to meet these challenges head on. But the sharing of experiences, the exchanging of knowhow and the combining technologies will 6

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allow our collective media industries to grow at an even greater pace and will offer a vision to the world at large. I am very pleased to welcome to Israel an impressive French delegation of producers, and representatives of key Institutions, led by the current President of the Centre National du cinema et de l’image animée, Mr Eric Garandeau as well as its former President, Mr David Kessler, adviser to President Hollande and one of the central initiators in the renewal of the FranceIsrael coproduction agreement. I take this opportunity to wish you all the best for a productive and innovative collaboration.

‫‏‬MRS. LIMOR LIVNAT

MEMBER OF THE KNESSET MINISTER OF CULTURE AND SPORTS

Welcome to Israel and to the France-Israel Cinema - TV - Animation Forum. A decade ago, the State of Israel signed a coproduction agreement with France, an agreement that led to the celebrated cinematic creation of dozens of documentary films and more than 35 feature films, among them Late Marriage, Or (My Treasure), The Syrian Bride, Live and Become and Jellyfish. The positive critiques these films received at prestigious festivals world over, such as the Cannes Film Festival, attest to the great demand for the special fruits of this successful partnership. The State of Israel is happy to encourage an even deeper cooperation between Israel's young, innovative film industry and France's polished, splendid one, with emphasis on the development of short film craft and animation, two areas that the Israeli Film Council has set for itself

as a goal for promotion. In the last decade, film has become one of Israel's leading branches of export, taking a place of honor on the viewing lists of all film fans, as well as in international competitions, among them the Oscar. Our joint effort with a cinematic power like France has given even greater impetus to this wonderful growth, and has enriched both nations. I am certain that Israel's lovely landscapes and the dynamic cultural life of Tel Aviv will provide the Forum with special inspiration, and that, from this direct encounter and its panel discussions and meetings, the groundwork will be laid for the flowering of exceptionally beautiful Israeli-French creations.

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H.E. CHRISTOPHE BIGOT AMBASSADOR OF FRANCE IN ISRAEL

The voices of artists, of scriptwriters, of filmmakers have always been essential in order to talk about our lives and tell our stories - sometimes just showing and sometimes also explaining. Complex situations can be laid out before us and we get given a new sense, a deeper understanding thanks to these voices. In both France and Israel, fictional movies, animated films and television series do not shy away from showing diversity and ambiguity. These powerful formats offer amazing opportunities for collaboration between our two countries which are linked by a strong deep friendship. The 10th anniversary of the agreement demonstrates our ability to unite, to work together and to interact. However it is not enough to celebrate the journey travelled together, no matter how impressive. We have to push ourselves to extend our cooperation, pushing into the 21st century media landscape. Fresh formats, un-conventional programs, new ways of broadcasting, cutting-edge technologies in animation... The challenges are great. Both the French and Israeli industries independently possess the skills to meet these challenges head on. But the sharing of experiences, the exchanging of knowhow and the combining technologies will 6

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allow our collective media industries to grow at an even greater pace and will offer a vision to the world at large. I am very pleased to welcome to Israel an impressive French delegation of producers, and representatives of key Institutions, led by the current President of the Centre National du cinema et de l’image animée, Mr Eric Garandeau as well as its former President, Mr David Kessler, adviser to President Hollande and one of the central initiators in the renewal of the FranceIsrael coproduction agreement. I take this opportunity to wish you all the best for a productive and innovative collaboration.

‫‏‬MRS. LIMOR LIVNAT

MEMBER OF THE KNESSET MINISTER OF CULTURE AND SPORTS

Welcome to Israel and to the France-Israel Cinema - TV - Animation Forum. A decade ago, the State of Israel signed a coproduction agreement with France, an agreement that led to the celebrated cinematic creation of dozens of documentary films and more than 35 feature films, among them Late Marriage, Or (My Treasure), The Syrian Bride, Live and Become and Jellyfish. The positive critiques these films received at prestigious festivals world over, such as the Cannes Film Festival, attest to the great demand for the special fruits of this successful partnership. The State of Israel is happy to encourage an even deeper cooperation between Israel's young, innovative film industry and France's polished, splendid one, with emphasis on the development of short film craft and animation, two areas that the Israeli Film Council has set for itself

as a goal for promotion. In the last decade, film has become one of Israel's leading branches of export, taking a place of honor on the viewing lists of all film fans, as well as in international competitions, among them the Oscar. Our joint effort with a cinematic power like France has given even greater impetus to this wonderful growth, and has enriched both nations. I am certain that Israel's lovely landscapes and the dynamic cultural life of Tel Aviv will provide the Forum with special inspiration, and that, from this direct encounter and its panel discussions and meetings, the groundwork will be laid for the flowering of exceptionally beautiful Israeli-French creations.

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‫היום‬ ‫הקצר ביותר‬

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‫הסרט הצרפתי‬ ‫הקצר באור הזרקורים‬

MR. ERIC GARANDEAU PRESIDENT OF THE CNC

2012 ‫ בדצמבר‬21-‫ה‬ ‫אביב‬-‫בסינמטק תל‬ ‫וכן בירושלים ובחיפה‬

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The celebration of the 10th anniversary of the France-Israel co-production agreement triggers a lot of emotion. It is, indeed, a beautiful anniversary. You may recall that it was signed in Paris on October 11th, 2002 by the French Minister of Culture, Mr. Jean-Jacques Aillagon, and the Israeli Minister of Science, Culture and Sports, Mr. Matan Vilnaï. My predecessor David Kessler and his counterpart played a key role in this achievement.

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Ten years later, the result is more than convincing – it is truly astounding, with over 40 feature films effectively co-produced between France and Israel, out of which 30 projects were certified as bilateral co-productions within the framework of the new agreement. May I quote, among others, Raphaël Nadjari’s Apartment 5C, Michale Boganim’s Odessa Odessa, Keren Yedaya’s Or, Shira Geffen’s Meduzot, or Eran Riklis’ Lemon Tree. And yet there were many more brilliant examples of coproductions between our two countries. As you all know, these films have been shining in the most prestigious festivals around the world, promoting cultural diversity all over the planet.

Ever more important, in my view, is how much the French public loves Israeli films. Think of The Syrian Bride, that reached 106 000 admissions; of Lemon Tree (390 000),  The Band’s Visit (550 000) or  Waltz with Bachir (678 000): these  boxoffice  successes are simply the best reason for your talents to go on coproducing with France.  And we will gladly help you do so. Earlier this year, together with Institut français, the CNC launched a 6 million € selective support scheme called "Aide aux Cinémas du Monde" (or World cinema support), to help filmmakers from all over the world finance their projects, in coproduction with France. In less than six months, we have already received 15 Israeli projects (2 of them being actually supported) – which is more than from any other country. I see it as a clear omen that cinematographic cooperation between our two countries has a bright future ahead! I am also very happy that our last initiative to promote short movies, called "the Shortest Day", will be celebrated in Israel.

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‫הסרט הצרפתי‬ ‫הקצר באור הזרקורים‬

MR. ERIC GARANDEAU PRESIDENT OF THE CNC

2012 ‫ בדצמבר‬21-‫ה‬ ‫אביב‬-‫בסינמטק תל‬ ‫וכן בירושלים ובחיפה‬

© Serge Arnal

The celebration of the 10th anniversary of the France-Israel co-production agreement triggers a lot of emotion. It is, indeed, a beautiful anniversary. You may recall that it was signed in Paris on October 11th, 2002 by the French Minister of Culture, Mr. Jean-Jacques Aillagon, and the Israeli Minister of Science, Culture and Sports, Mr. Matan Vilnaï. My predecessor David Kessler and his counterpart played a key role in this achievement.

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Ten years later, the result is more than convincing – it is truly astounding, with over 40 feature films effectively co-produced between France and Israel, out of which 30 projects were certified as bilateral co-productions within the framework of the new agreement. May I quote, among others, Raphaël Nadjari’s Apartment 5C, Michale Boganim’s Odessa Odessa, Keren Yedaya’s Or, Shira Geffen’s Meduzot, or Eran Riklis’ Lemon Tree. And yet there were many more brilliant examples of coproductions between our two countries. As you all know, these films have been shining in the most prestigious festivals around the world, promoting cultural diversity all over the planet.

Ever more important, in my view, is how much the French public loves Israeli films. Think of The Syrian Bride, that reached 106 000 admissions; of Lemon Tree (390 000),  The Band’s Visit (550 000) or  Waltz with Bachir (678 000): these  boxoffice  successes are simply the best reason for your talents to go on coproducing with France.  And we will gladly help you do so. Earlier this year, together with Institut français, the CNC launched a 6 million € selective support scheme called "Aide aux Cinémas du Monde" (or World cinema support), to help filmmakers from all over the world finance their projects, in coproduction with France. In less than six months, we have already received 15 Israeli projects (2 of them being actually supported) – which is more than from any other country. I see it as a clear omen that cinematographic cooperation between our two countries has a bright future ahead! I am also very happy that our last initiative to promote short movies, called "the Shortest Day", will be celebrated in Israel.

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MR. RON HULDAI

MR. GIORA EINY

MAYOR OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF TEL AVIV - YAFO

The beauty of Tel Aviv – Yafo lies in its accomplishments and creations. An unprecedented cultural and artistic boom is taking place within its borders as the fountain of creativity flows year round; Tel Aviv-Yafo has truly become a source of profound inspiration for the unrelenting minds of the artists, creators and lovers. More than once, this captivating city has been the quintessential backdrop for a film set. Local and international productions of movies, television series, fashion productions and music videos have all found the city embodies the right look and feel that effortlessly promotes the story line and creates a desired setting. From certain angles, the camera captures the city’s skyscrapers and creates the illusion of downtown New York City streets. Jerusalem Boulevard takes on the feel of the Village; Yafo’s alleys become the streets of Havana, Cuba and the Tel-Baruch sand dunes transform into a desert landscape. Tel Aviv-Yafo is indeed a global city, though we have yet to recreate Paris…

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unparalleled French cultural experience and a wealth of meaningful visual material for thought. I congratulate the French Embassy and the French Institute of Israel for choosing Tel Aviv-Yafo as the setting to teach us “How the French do it.” I am confident the French Television Festival will contribute so much to us as we grow and learn even more from the prosperous and rewarding work being done here. I wish us all an eye-opening, exciting and enjoyable experience.

The last decade has been arguably the most interesting and most diverse decade of Israeli cinema. Israeli films of all genres have been prominent both in the commercial cinemas, and in the most prestigious films festivals of the World. A large part of this wondrous success has been thanks to French-Israeli coproductions, which have been possible thanks to the French-Israeli co-production treaty, and to the warm relations between French and Israeli filmmakers.

France has one of the greatest animation industries of the World, and this industry has a proud history. The Rabinovich foundation believes that the coupling of this French artistic heritage with the fresh Israeli potential will bear wonderful fruit, and is proud to support the 2nd FranceIsrael Audiovisual Forum.

One field of cinematic creation, though, has yet to gain prominence in Israeli film-making – Animation. The recent great success of Waltz with Bashir shone a light on the great potential of Israeli animators, but it is still only a single film. When thinking of cultivating this potential, the fruitful French-Israeli co-production history of the last decade comes to mind.

The 2nd French-Israeli Forum for Film, Television and Animation brings a bit of Paris to Tel Aviv-Yafo and quite a bit of France as well. The Forum, which is solely dedicated to the screen arts, provides an FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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MR. RON HULDAI

MR. GIORA EINY

MAYOR OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF TEL AVIV - YAFO

The beauty of Tel Aviv – Yafo lies in its accomplishments and creations. An unprecedented cultural and artistic boom is taking place within its borders as the fountain of creativity flows year round; Tel Aviv-Yafo has truly become a source of profound inspiration for the unrelenting minds of the artists, creators and lovers. More than once, this captivating city has been the quintessential backdrop for a film set. Local and international productions of movies, television series, fashion productions and music videos have all found the city embodies the right look and feel that effortlessly promotes the story line and creates a desired setting. From certain angles, the camera captures the city’s skyscrapers and creates the illusion of downtown New York City streets. Jerusalem Boulevard takes on the feel of the Village; Yafo’s alleys become the streets of Havana, Cuba and the Tel-Baruch sand dunes transform into a desert landscape. Tel Aviv-Yafo is indeed a global city, though we have yet to recreate Paris…

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unparalleled French cultural experience and a wealth of meaningful visual material for thought. I congratulate the French Embassy and the French Institute of Israel for choosing Tel Aviv-Yafo as the setting to teach us “How the French do it.” I am confident the French Television Festival will contribute so much to us as we grow and learn even more from the prosperous and rewarding work being done here. I wish us all an eye-opening, exciting and enjoyable experience.

The last decade has been arguably the most interesting and most diverse decade of Israeli cinema. Israeli films of all genres have been prominent both in the commercial cinemas, and in the most prestigious films festivals of the World. A large part of this wondrous success has been thanks to French-Israeli coproductions, which have been possible thanks to the French-Israeli co-production treaty, and to the warm relations between French and Israeli filmmakers.

France has one of the greatest animation industries of the World, and this industry has a proud history. The Rabinovich foundation believes that the coupling of this French artistic heritage with the fresh Israeli potential will bear wonderful fruit, and is proud to support the 2nd FranceIsrael Audiovisual Forum.

One field of cinematic creation, though, has yet to gain prominence in Israeli film-making – Animation. The recent great success of Waltz with Bashir shone a light on the great potential of Israeli animators, but it is still only a single film. When thinking of cultivating this potential, the fruitful French-Israeli co-production history of the last decade comes to mind.

The 2nd French-Israeli Forum for Film, Television and Animation brings a bit of Paris to Tel Aviv-Yafo and quite a bit of France as well. The Forum, which is solely dedicated to the screen arts, provides an FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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MRS. VERONIQUE CAYLA PRESIDENT OF ARTE

The French Institute in Israel and Ubifrance have taken an auspicious initiative in organizing this France–Israel Forum to mark ten years of the renewed cinema agreement between the two countries. This assemblage provides a bright opportunity for the two countries to discuss the main concerns that affect the cinematic and audiovisual sectors and to advance cooperation regarding short subjects, animation, and television series. ARTE has long enjoyed cooperation with Israel in cinematic and audiovisual projects. Pride of place goes to the featurelength coproductions envisioned by the agreement: more than twenty have appeared over the past ten years, from the best filmmakers in this country. But the same cooperation is also evidenced in fiction coproductions for TV and in short subjects. ARTE has also been involved in producing many documentaries about Israel, generally delegated to Israeli filmmakers. Films about the arts round out the picture, not forgetting that during Jerusalem Pitch

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MR. KATRYEL SCHRORY PRESIDENT OF THE ISRAELI FILM FUND

Point, which is held in the middle of the Jerusalem Festival, ARTE France awards an annual prize for feature film project development.

On behalf of the Israeli filmmakers and we in the Israel Film Fund, we are happy to be a partner in the Second France-Israel Cinema - TV - Animation Forum.

Such strength in this relationship is due to the way so many Israeli projects, among the very numerous projects that the network’s various French-based and German-based programming units examine every year, stand out in terms of quality and creativity, which are our criteria for selection.

With talent, spirit and commitment the Israeli filmmakers developed a distinctive film language which has generated curiosity, anticipation and a renewed interest in the Israeli Cinema. The Israeli Filmmakers have succeeded in telling with creativity and courage, the story of Israel’s turbulent and complex reality.

For several years Israel has been an exceptional crucible for talented film people, and we always take pleasure in working with them. As a broadcaster ARTE lends important visibility to the works that we support, and our viewers appreciate us for offering access to this much-observed region’s realities and to its complex visions. Certain that this remarkable inventiveness will endure, I look with optimism to the coming years and I have no doubt that they will provide plentiful occasions for further cooperation.

Many of the films were produced jointly in the form of co-production with partners from Europe and Canada. In the 10 years since the ratification of the co-production treaty between France and Israel, over 40 feature films were coproduced by French and Israeli producers, among them the films Waltz with Bashir, The Band’s Visit, Lebanon, Jelly Fish, The Syrian Bride, Lemon Tree, Or, Be and Become, To Take a Wife and many others, who won major prizes in leading International festivals, as well as box-office success. The Israeli films distributed and released in France managed to bring to the Cinema theatres hundreds of thousands of French

viewers. France is definitely the leading partner of the Israeli Cinema and this includes the active participation of French Broadcasters like ARTE and CANAL Plus. The French producers have been enjoying the good experience of collaborating with the Israeli Filmmakers and returned time and again to work with Israeli producers, among them, producers like Antoine de Clermont-Tonerre, Edgard Tenembaum and others. Throughout all these years, the CNC has been a great supporter of the Israeli film industry and made a tremendous contribution in upgrading the professional level and skills of the Israeli filmmakers in what turned out to be a fruitful collaboration for both sides. The success of the Israeli films and the artistic achievements in leading international film festivals, the growing number of box office admissions to Israeli films couldn’t have happened without the support of many of our friends and colleagues around the world with France being the leading country in embracing the Israeli films and filmmakers. For this we are very thankful.

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MRS. VERONIQUE CAYLA PRESIDENT OF ARTE

The French Institute in Israel and Ubifrance have taken an auspicious initiative in organizing this France–Israel Forum to mark ten years of the renewed cinema agreement between the two countries. This assemblage provides a bright opportunity for the two countries to discuss the main concerns that affect the cinematic and audiovisual sectors and to advance cooperation regarding short subjects, animation, and television series. ARTE has long enjoyed cooperation with Israel in cinematic and audiovisual projects. Pride of place goes to the featurelength coproductions envisioned by the agreement: more than twenty have appeared over the past ten years, from the best filmmakers in this country. But the same cooperation is also evidenced in fiction coproductions for TV and in short subjects. ARTE has also been involved in producing many documentaries about Israel, generally delegated to Israeli filmmakers. Films about the arts round out the picture, not forgetting that during Jerusalem Pitch

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MR. KATRYEL SCHRORY PRESIDENT OF THE ISRAELI FILM FUND

Point, which is held in the middle of the Jerusalem Festival, ARTE France awards an annual prize for feature film project development.

On behalf of the Israeli filmmakers and we in the Israel Film Fund, we are happy to be a partner in the Second France-Israel Cinema - TV - Animation Forum.

Such strength in this relationship is due to the way so many Israeli projects, among the very numerous projects that the network’s various French-based and German-based programming units examine every year, stand out in terms of quality and creativity, which are our criteria for selection.

With talent, spirit and commitment the Israeli filmmakers developed a distinctive film language which has generated curiosity, anticipation and a renewed interest in the Israeli Cinema. The Israeli Filmmakers have succeeded in telling with creativity and courage, the story of Israel’s turbulent and complex reality.

For several years Israel has been an exceptional crucible for talented film people, and we always take pleasure in working with them. As a broadcaster ARTE lends important visibility to the works that we support, and our viewers appreciate us for offering access to this much-observed region’s realities and to its complex visions. Certain that this remarkable inventiveness will endure, I look with optimism to the coming years and I have no doubt that they will provide plentiful occasions for further cooperation.

Many of the films were produced jointly in the form of co-production with partners from Europe and Canada. In the 10 years since the ratification of the co-production treaty between France and Israel, over 40 feature films were coproduced by French and Israeli producers, among them the films Waltz with Bashir, The Band’s Visit, Lebanon, Jelly Fish, The Syrian Bride, Lemon Tree, Or, Be and Become, To Take a Wife and many others, who won major prizes in leading International festivals, as well as box-office success. The Israeli films distributed and released in France managed to bring to the Cinema theatres hundreds of thousands of French

viewers. France is definitely the leading partner of the Israeli Cinema and this includes the active participation of French Broadcasters like ARTE and CANAL Plus. The French producers have been enjoying the good experience of collaborating with the Israeli Filmmakers and returned time and again to work with Israeli producers, among them, producers like Antoine de Clermont-Tonerre, Edgard Tenembaum and others. Throughout all these years, the CNC has been a great supporter of the Israeli film industry and made a tremendous contribution in upgrading the professional level and skills of the Israeli filmmakers in what turned out to be a fruitful collaboration for both sides. The success of the Israeli films and the artistic achievements in leading international film festivals, the growing number of box office admissions to Israeli films couldn’t have happened without the support of many of our friends and colleagues around the world with France being the leading country in embracing the Israeli films and filmmakers. For this we are very thankful.

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THE FRENCH CINEMA, FICTION AND ANIMATION S Y S T E M French cinema is the leading cinema in Europe. The theatrical box-office has increased by 6% in 2011 to reach 1,370 billion € and in 2012 it will be slightly below. The market share of French films is around 40%. One french film, Intouchables, gathered close to 20 million admissions in France and more than 26 million out of France. A french film, The Artist, won the best film Oscar and its leading actor, Jean Dujardin, won the best actor Oscar.

Those successes are due to a large production: in 2011, 272 films out of which 152 were fully French, 55 coproductions with a French majority and 66 coproductions with a foreign majority. Each year around 1,3 billion € are invested in french films. They could rely on a wide range of financing. The two most important is the Centre National du Cinema (CNC)‘s public funding and the obligation for pay and free broadcasters to invest a percentage of their turn over in the pre-financing of French new films. The CNC fund is funded by a tax on the revenue of movie theaters, broadcasters and TV distributors (but they pay a 7,5% VAT instead of 19,6%). As it benefits only French films and cinemas, these usually get more then what they generate: the tax works

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as a levy on American and foreign films. The biggest part of this fund goes back to producers, distributors and cinemas who generate this tax if they invest it. An other part is given as subsidies decided by comitees of professionals. There is also a tax credit given by the State that could go up to 20% of the budget and one million €, but is difficult to get in case of coproduction. More than 40% of French films are coproductions, either with a French majority or a foreign majority.

The system which supports the production of french fiction, animation and documentaries on televisions is the same as the one built for cinema. The CNC fund is given back to producers who generate this fund (when their fiction, animation or documentary is broadcasted) if they reinvest it. Besides, all broadcasters must invest a percentage of their revenue in new fiction, animation and documentaries.

France produces around 700 hours of fiction a year, mainly for prime-time. A majority of those prime-time fictions are 90’, with many made for TV films. The series have usually 6 or 8 episodes a year. French fiction has much lower ratings than American series and even market shares below the average of the televisions that broadcast. 750 million € are invested each year in French fiction and the export revenue is around 20 millions €. 35 million € comes from coproductions or pre-financing. But things are changing rapidely. Broadcasters are asking for 52’ series and looking for long form series for prime-time. They are increasing their investments in day time fiction (short form, scripted reality, telenovelas, soaps, etc…). And they are looking for coproductions.

France is the third animation producer in the world (after the US and Japan). It produced 355 hours in 2011 with a budget of around 210 million €. 60 millions was foreign financing and the exports of French animation are around 35 million €.

Serge Siritzky Editor-in-chief, ECRAN TOTAL

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THE FRENCH CINEMA, FICTION AND ANIMATION S Y S T E M French cinema is the leading cinema in Europe. The theatrical box-office has increased by 6% in 2011 to reach 1,370 billion € and in 2012 it will be slightly below. The market share of French films is around 40%. One french film, Intouchables, gathered close to 20 million admissions in France and more than 26 million out of France. A french film, The Artist, won the best film Oscar and its leading actor, Jean Dujardin, won the best actor Oscar.

Those successes are due to a large production: in 2011, 272 films out of which 152 were fully French, 55 coproductions with a French majority and 66 coproductions with a foreign majority. Each year around 1,3 billion € are invested in french films. They could rely on a wide range of financing. The two most important is the Centre National du Cinema (CNC)‘s public funding and the obligation for pay and free broadcasters to invest a percentage of their turn over in the pre-financing of French new films. The CNC fund is funded by a tax on the revenue of movie theaters, broadcasters and TV distributors (but they pay a 7,5% VAT instead of 19,6%). As it benefits only French films and cinemas, these usually get more then what they generate: the tax works

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as a levy on American and foreign films. The biggest part of this fund goes back to producers, distributors and cinemas who generate this tax if they invest it. An other part is given as subsidies decided by comitees of professionals. There is also a tax credit given by the State that could go up to 20% of the budget and one million €, but is difficult to get in case of coproduction. More than 40% of French films are coproductions, either with a French majority or a foreign majority.

The system which supports the production of french fiction, animation and documentaries on televisions is the same as the one built for cinema. The CNC fund is given back to producers who generate this fund (when their fiction, animation or documentary is broadcasted) if they reinvest it. Besides, all broadcasters must invest a percentage of their revenue in new fiction, animation and documentaries.

France produces around 700 hours of fiction a year, mainly for prime-time. A majority of those prime-time fictions are 90’, with many made for TV films. The series have usually 6 or 8 episodes a year. French fiction has much lower ratings than American series and even market shares below the average of the televisions that broadcast. 750 million € are invested each year in French fiction and the export revenue is around 20 millions €. 35 million € comes from coproductions or pre-financing. But things are changing rapidely. Broadcasters are asking for 52’ series and looking for long form series for prime-time. They are increasing their investments in day time fiction (short form, scripted reality, telenovelas, soaps, etc…). And they are looking for coproductions.

France is the third animation producer in the world (after the US and Japan). It produced 355 hours in 2011 with a budget of around 210 million €. 60 millions was foreign financing and the exports of French animation are around 35 million €.

Serge Siritzky Editor-in-chief, ECRAN TOTAL

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IT DEFINITELY SEEMS THAT THIS IS THE RIGHT TIME TO BE INVOLVED IN WHAT IS GOING ON HERE, IN ISRAEL The stars appear to have aligned in our favor, and the content coming out of Israel is, for the first time in many years, securing a position of respect in the international media industry. The tremendous thirst of the local market has finally been translated successfully into virtually every language on the planet. Discounting issues such as luck and timing, which are not always easy to explain, the question arises: Why and how is this happening today of all times? What happened that made Israeli content transformed overnight into a synonym for quality and creativity? The simple answer is that it didn’t really happen overnight. The Emmy and Golden Globe wins for Homeland — a program based on Prisoners of War (Hatufim) from Keshet, an Israeli production company — and even the fact that Israeli productions are now nominated for Oscars year after year are the results of the long and challenging journey on which Israeli artists embarked. That creative journey, like that of all Israelis, has its roots elsewhere. Israel is the proverbial melting pot, where European, Middle Eastern, African and Asian mentalities intermingle. However, they don't coalesce, but instead jostle for position. They

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live in constant state of tension, and their confluence results in something new and surprising. This multiculturalism of so few, who have found a common language in a single place, plays out against a landscape where there is never a dull moment. The constant existential threat changes people’s thinking. It almost forces creativity, efficiency and deep consideration of the present, of the near future — and not always of the endless tomorrow. In their personal history too, Israeli content producers have endured more than a few dangers. Getting a country off the ground, fighting wars and trying to build a society leave almost no time for cinema, television and culture. And in such a country, when culture does take shape, it is limited, poor and destined to struggle. Equipped with knowledge of developments throughout the world, local artists followed suit with the limited resources that were at their disposal. Their works were small in scale, sensitive, focused and lucid. In other words, Israeli. By enacting the Law for the Encouragement of the Production of Films, Israel transformed the local industry, opening it up to the world. Israel Channel 2 expanded the playing field, enabling more content producers to enter the world of television broadcasting and removing the

obstacles that had been in their way. When a severe economic crisis hit the USA and Europe, Israeli players had already reached the stage of maturity that allowed them to be the best positioned to teach their colleagues worldwide how to produce excellent content with limited means. It's like the story of the two friends, an American and Israeli, in the Silicon Valley, outside San Francisco. The American asks the Israeli, “Tell me, how many Israelis are there?” “About eight million,” the Israeli replied. “No,” the American hastily corrected himself. “I meant how many are there altogether, not just in Silicon Valley.” That’s the feeling where the Israeli media are concerned as well. Everyone is talking about them, and Israelis can be found wherever content is in demand. But the pool is still very small, with only a small number of writers and producers. It is also a cash-poor sector that struggles against heavy regulation and fierce competition. Israeli creativity has scarcely begun to realize its potential. In a nation of storytellers, with so many stories to tell, the next cinematic triumph is yet to come.

Li-Or Averbach Globes

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IT DEFINITELY SEEMS THAT THIS IS THE RIGHT TIME TO BE INVOLVED IN WHAT IS GOING ON HERE, IN ISRAEL The stars appear to have aligned in our favor, and the content coming out of Israel is, for the first time in many years, securing a position of respect in the international media industry. The tremendous thirst of the local market has finally been translated successfully into virtually every language on the planet. Discounting issues such as luck and timing, which are not always easy to explain, the question arises: Why and how is this happening today of all times? What happened that made Israeli content transformed overnight into a synonym for quality and creativity? The simple answer is that it didn’t really happen overnight. The Emmy and Golden Globe wins for Homeland — a program based on Prisoners of War (Hatufim) from Keshet, an Israeli production company — and even the fact that Israeli productions are now nominated for Oscars year after year are the results of the long and challenging journey on which Israeli artists embarked. That creative journey, like that of all Israelis, has its roots elsewhere. Israel is the proverbial melting pot, where European, Middle Eastern, African and Asian mentalities intermingle. However, they don't coalesce, but instead jostle for position. They

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live in constant state of tension, and their confluence results in something new and surprising. This multiculturalism of so few, who have found a common language in a single place, plays out against a landscape where there is never a dull moment. The constant existential threat changes people’s thinking. It almost forces creativity, efficiency and deep consideration of the present, of the near future — and not always of the endless tomorrow. In their personal history too, Israeli content producers have endured more than a few dangers. Getting a country off the ground, fighting wars and trying to build a society leave almost no time for cinema, television and culture. And in such a country, when culture does take shape, it is limited, poor and destined to struggle. Equipped with knowledge of developments throughout the world, local artists followed suit with the limited resources that were at their disposal. Their works were small in scale, sensitive, focused and lucid. In other words, Israeli. By enacting the Law for the Encouragement of the Production of Films, Israel transformed the local industry, opening it up to the world. Israel Channel 2 expanded the playing field, enabling more content producers to enter the world of television broadcasting and removing the

obstacles that had been in their way. When a severe economic crisis hit the USA and Europe, Israeli players had already reached the stage of maturity that allowed them to be the best positioned to teach their colleagues worldwide how to produce excellent content with limited means. It's like the story of the two friends, an American and Israeli, in the Silicon Valley, outside San Francisco. The American asks the Israeli, “Tell me, how many Israelis are there?” “About eight million,” the Israeli replied. “No,” the American hastily corrected himself. “I meant how many are there altogether, not just in Silicon Valley.” That’s the feeling where the Israeli media are concerned as well. Everyone is talking about them, and Israelis can be found wherever content is in demand. But the pool is still very small, with only a small number of writers and producers. It is also a cash-poor sector that struggles against heavy regulation and fierce competition. Israeli creativity has scarcely begun to realize its potential. In a nation of storytellers, with so many stories to tell, the next cinematic triumph is yet to come.

Li-Or Averbach Globes

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ANIMATION P I T C H

THE NOMINATED PROJECTS: MR. NICE GUY

SEE NOTHING

by Uri Marantz

by Barak Drori

THE BOY WHO PAINTED A DONKEY BLUE

DR. ZOO

by Noam Meshulam

by Yossi Gavan and Ben Naaman

THE SAND CASTLE

ZE CLUB

by Noam Meshulam

by Ben Naaman

FRANCE-ISRAEL FORUM TEL AVIV, NOVEMBER 19, 2012, 12AM The second France–Israel Forum on Cinema-TV-Animation is devoting a place of honor to the animation industry. The Forum hopes to bring together the best of French technology allied with a long cinematic tradition, with the rich creativity of Israel’s innovative, fastmoving multimedia industry. The French Embassy in Israel, Ubifrance, the Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency and the Israeli Association of Animation Arts have decided to launch a first ever animation pitch. Israeli professionals were asked to submit projects for film animation TV series which have past the concept stage and reached a sufficient developmental stage but still lack final financial backing. The projects will be presented to a panel of French and Israeli professionals who will award a prize, sponsored by the Israel Film Fund and the Rabinowitz Foundation, to the best two projects.

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THE JURY: Assaf Amir, Producer, President of the Israel Film and TV Producers Association Ludovic Berthelot, Deputy director for audiovisuals and digital creations, CNC Christian Guillon, President, ADN (Digital Double Agency) Samuel Kaminka, Producer, Samka Productions; responsible for international relations, SPFA, the French Syndicate of Animation Professionals Rutu Modan, Illustrator and author Hugues-Henri Namur, Visual effects supervisor, Mikros Delphine Nicolini, Development manager, Les Armateurs Rony Oren, Director of the Animation Unit, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

THE STAGE by Yuval and Merav Nathan

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ANIMATION P I T C H

THE NOMINATED PROJECTS: MR. NICE GUY

SEE NOTHING

by Uri Marantz

by Barak Drori

THE BOY WHO PAINTED A DONKEY BLUE

DR. ZOO

by Noam Meshulam

by Yossi Gavan and Ben Naaman

THE SAND CASTLE

ZE CLUB

by Noam Meshulam

by Ben Naaman

FRANCE-ISRAEL FORUM TEL AVIV, NOVEMBER 19, 2012, 12AM The second France–Israel Forum on Cinema-TV-Animation is devoting a place of honor to the animation industry. The Forum hopes to bring together the best of French technology allied with a long cinematic tradition, with the rich creativity of Israel’s innovative, fastmoving multimedia industry. The French Embassy in Israel, Ubifrance, the Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency and the Israeli Association of Animation Arts have decided to launch a first ever animation pitch. Israeli professionals were asked to submit projects for film animation TV series which have past the concept stage and reached a sufficient developmental stage but still lack final financial backing. The projects will be presented to a panel of French and Israeli professionals who will award a prize, sponsored by the Israel Film Fund and the Rabinowitz Foundation, to the best two projects.

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THE JURY: Assaf Amir, Producer, President of the Israel Film and TV Producers Association Ludovic Berthelot, Deputy director for audiovisuals and digital creations, CNC Christian Guillon, President, ADN (Digital Double Agency) Samuel Kaminka, Producer, Samka Productions; responsible for international relations, SPFA, the French Syndicate of Animation Professionals Rutu Modan, Illustrator and author Hugues-Henri Namur, Visual effects supervisor, Mikros Delphine Nicolini, Development manager, Les Armateurs Rony Oren, Director of the Animation Unit, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

THE STAGE by Yuval and Merav Nathan

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SERIES

SPECIAL PROGRAM:

THE BEST OF SHORTCOM In Short, Domestic disputes, Silex and the City, Senior Minutes, Within the family: Saturday, November 17 at 5pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv.

BREF IN SHORT, 2011 Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Kyan Khojandi and Bruno Muschio. Directors: Kyan Khojandi and Bruno Muschio. With: Kyan Khojandi, Mikaël Alhawi, Alice David, Dédo, Blanche Gardin, Jonathan Cohen, Kheiron. Synopsis: The extraordinary biography of an ordinary man. Living people start out by getting born and finish up by dying. In the

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Production: A coproduction of ARTE France and HAUT ET COURT TV with the participation of CNC, in association with JE SUIS BIEN CONTENT. Broadcaster: Arte France

WITHIN THE FAMILY, 2012 meantime, stuff happens. In short, this is a guy’s life in the meantime. Production: My Box Productions Broadcaster: CANAL+

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Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Jul, based on the comic by Jul as published by Dargaud. Director : Jérémie Hoarau Featuring the voices of Clément Sibony, Noémie de Lattre, Frédéric Pierrot, and José Valverde, this series brings together many surprising participants! Synopsis: It is the year 40,000 BC. Humanity seems to be following the laws of natural selection. But not entirely. A certain valley is insistently and constantly resisting evolution.

EN FAMILLE

LA MINUTE VIEILLE Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Fabrice Maruca With: Nell Reymond, Anna Strelva, Claudine Acs, Michèle Hery Synopsis: Who said that old ladies have no sense of humor? Captured in a private setting three grandmothers undertake the tricky art of joke-telling. Each in her living room, they take turns spinning the stories, straight-facedly selecting the most salacious of gags and mimicking a rutting

SILEX &THE CITY, 2012

Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Florence Levard and Alain Kappauf. Directors: Raphaël Lenglet and JeanBaptiste Pouilloux. With: Yves Pignot, Marie Vincent, Jeanne Savary, Charlie Bruneau, Tarek Boudali, Axel Huet, Lucie Bourdeu. Synopsis: Between humor and tenderness, the problems, conflicts, and annoyances of the Le Kervellec family —

but also the happiness they find with one another — reveal the complexity of an intergenerational closeness that extends from grandparents to grandchildren. Production: NOON, Kabo Productions, M6 Broadcaster: M6

SCÈNES DE MÉNAGE DOMESTIC DISPUTES, 2011

gorilla or talking about sexual romps as if it were all just parlor gossip. Production: Arte France, LM Productions Broadcaster: Arte France

Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Freely adapted by: Alain Kappauf Director: Francis Duquet With: Gérard Hernandez, Marion Game, Frédéric Bouraly, Valérie Karsenti, LoupDenis Elion, Audrey Lamy, Anne-Elisabeth Blateau, David Mora.

Synopsis: Discover Domestic disputes experienced by three couples from different generations: Do you regret your relationship? Do you complain about your solitude? Domestic disputes will help lend you perspective… Production: NOON, Kabo Productions, M6 Broadcaster: M6

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SERIES

SPECIAL PROGRAM:

THE BEST OF SHORTCOM In Short, Domestic disputes, Silex and the City, Senior Minutes, Within the family: Saturday, November 17 at 5pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv.

BREF IN SHORT, 2011 Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Kyan Khojandi and Bruno Muschio. Directors: Kyan Khojandi and Bruno Muschio. With: Kyan Khojandi, Mikaël Alhawi, Alice David, Dédo, Blanche Gardin, Jonathan Cohen, Kheiron. Synopsis: The extraordinary biography of an ordinary man. Living people start out by getting born and finish up by dying. In the

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Production: A coproduction of ARTE France and HAUT ET COURT TV with the participation of CNC, in association with JE SUIS BIEN CONTENT. Broadcaster: Arte France

WITHIN THE FAMILY, 2012 meantime, stuff happens. In short, this is a guy’s life in the meantime. Production: My Box Productions Broadcaster: CANAL+

SENIOR MINUTES, 2012

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Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Jul, based on the comic by Jul as published by Dargaud. Director : Jérémie Hoarau Featuring the voices of Clément Sibony, Noémie de Lattre, Frédéric Pierrot, and José Valverde, this series brings together many surprising participants! Synopsis: It is the year 40,000 BC. Humanity seems to be following the laws of natural selection. But not entirely. A certain valley is insistently and constantly resisting evolution.

EN FAMILLE

LA MINUTE VIEILLE Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Fabrice Maruca With: Nell Reymond, Anna Strelva, Claudine Acs, Michèle Hery Synopsis: Who said that old ladies have no sense of humor? Captured in a private setting three grandmothers undertake the tricky art of joke-telling. Each in her living room, they take turns spinning the stories, straight-facedly selecting the most salacious of gags and mimicking a rutting

SILEX &THE CITY, 2012

Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Florence Levard and Alain Kappauf. Directors: Raphaël Lenglet and JeanBaptiste Pouilloux. With: Yves Pignot, Marie Vincent, Jeanne Savary, Charlie Bruneau, Tarek Boudali, Axel Huet, Lucie Bourdeu. Synopsis: Between humor and tenderness, the problems, conflicts, and annoyances of the Le Kervellec family —

but also the happiness they find with one another — reveal the complexity of an intergenerational closeness that extends from grandparents to grandchildren. Production: NOON, Kabo Productions, M6 Broadcaster: M6

SCÈNES DE MÉNAGE DOMESTIC DISPUTES, 2011

gorilla or talking about sexual romps as if it were all just parlor gossip. Production: Arte France, LM Productions Broadcaster: Arte France

Premiere in Israel French with Hebrew subtitles Freely adapted by: Alain Kappauf Director: Francis Duquet With: Gérard Hernandez, Marion Game, Frédéric Bouraly, Valérie Karsenti, LoupDenis Elion, Audrey Lamy, Anne-Elisabeth Blateau, David Mora.

Synopsis: Discover Domestic disputes experienced by three couples from different generations: Do you regret your relationship? Do you complain about your solitude? Domestic disputes will help lend you perspective… Production: NOON, Kabo Productions, M6 Broadcaster: M6

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AINSI SOIENT-ILS THE CHURCH MEN, 2012

Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the producers, Bruno Nahon and Judith Louis, attending. Sunday, November 18 at 9pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: David Elkaïm and Vincent Poymiro. Directors: Rodolphe Tissot, Elisabeth Marre and Olivier Pont.

LES HOMMES DE L'OMBRE SPIN, 2012 Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the screenwriter, Dan Franck, attending. Sunday, November 18 at 6:30pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Dan Franck, Frédéric Tellier, Charline de Lépine, and Emmanuel Daucé. Director: Frédéric Tellier With: Nathalie Baye, Bruno Wolkowitch, Grégory Fitoussi. Synopsis: The President of France is struck down in a bomb attack. A planned presidential election is little over a month away. Philippe Deleuvre, the prime minister, will FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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run for the presidency. But what few people realize is that he knows far more than he tells. Also aware of deception by the state, Simon Kapita, a former communication advisor to the deceased president, returns to the scene. This man of the shadows is determined to find a candidate who can oppose Deleuvre. 52 minutes per episode Production: Macondo Productions, Tétra média Fiction, and Stephan Films, with the participation of France Télévisions

With: Jean-Luc Bideau, Thierry Gimenez, Michel Duchaussoy, Julien Bouanich, David Baiot, Clément Manuel, Clément Roussier, Samuel Jouy. Synopsis: Five prospective priests enter a seminary run by the charismatic Father Fromanger. Why have they chosen God in this way? Among hopes, doubts, and daily challenges, the ways of the Lord touch both the lonely parishes and the whispering corridors of the Vatican. An intriguing immersion into five secret worlds. Best French Series Award at the Série Mania festival, 2012. 52 minutes per episode Production: Zadig Productions, Arte France Broadcaster: Arte France

Broadcaster: France 2

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AINSI SOIENT-ILS THE CHURCH MEN, 2012

Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the producers, Bruno Nahon and Judith Louis, attending. Sunday, November 18 at 9pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: David Elkaïm and Vincent Poymiro. Directors: Rodolphe Tissot, Elisabeth Marre and Olivier Pont.

LES HOMMES DE L'OMBRE SPIN, 2012 Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the screenwriter, Dan Franck, attending. Sunday, November 18 at 6:30pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Dan Franck, Frédéric Tellier, Charline de Lépine, and Emmanuel Daucé. Director: Frédéric Tellier With: Nathalie Baye, Bruno Wolkowitch, Grégory Fitoussi. Synopsis: The President of France is struck down in a bomb attack. A planned presidential election is little over a month away. Philippe Deleuvre, the prime minister, will FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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run for the presidency. But what few people realize is that he knows far more than he tells. Also aware of deception by the state, Simon Kapita, a former communication advisor to the deceased president, returns to the scene. This man of the shadows is determined to find a candidate who can oppose Deleuvre. 52 minutes per episode Production: Macondo Productions, Tétra média Fiction, and Stephan Films, with the participation of France Télévisions

With: Jean-Luc Bideau, Thierry Gimenez, Michel Duchaussoy, Julien Bouanich, David Baiot, Clément Manuel, Clément Roussier, Samuel Jouy. Synopsis: Five prospective priests enter a seminary run by the charismatic Father Fromanger. Why have they chosen God in this way? Among hopes, doubts, and daily challenges, the ways of the Lord touch both the lonely parishes and the whispering corridors of the Vatican. An intriguing immersion into five secret worlds. Best French Series Award at the Série Mania festival, 2012. 52 minutes per episode Production: Zadig Productions, Arte France Broadcaster: Arte France

Broadcaster: France 2

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KABOUL KITCHEN KABUL KITCHEN, 2012

Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the producers, Joey Faré and Marco Cherqui attending. Sunday, November 18 at 9pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Jean-Patrick Benes, Allan Mauduit, Marc Victor, Gabor Rassov, Nathalie Saugeon, Jean-Paul Raymond, and Vincent Weill. Directors: Allan Mauduit and JeanPatrick Benes. With: Gilbert Melki, Stéphanie Pasterkamp, Benjamin Bellecour, Alexis Michalik, Simon Abkarian, Brahim Bihi, and Caroline Bal. Synopsis: Afghanistan, 2005. President George Bush is in charge in the USA, President Jacques Chirac in France, and Jacky (Gilbert Melki) at the Kaboul Kitchen, the only place in the middle of Kaboul where expatriates can enjoy themselves with alcohol, a pool, and girls in swimsuits. But Jacky’s life is in for a change when his daughter, who never concerned him, arrives in Kaboul. She’s come on a humanitarian mission, whereas he’s there to make money… 30 minutes per episode Production: Scarlett Production, with the participation of Euromedia France and Chic Films Broadcaster: CANAL+

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© Haut et Court TV / photo: Jean-Claude Lother

LES REVENANTS REBOUND, 2012 Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the producers Jimmy Desmarais, Carole Scotta and Caroline Benjo attending. Monday, November 19 at 8:30pm, Cinematheque Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Fabrice Gobert and based on the Robin Campillo film They Came Back. Director: Fabrice Gobert (episodes 1 – 4) With: Anne Consigny, Frédéric Pierrot, Clotilde Hesme. Synopsis: In a hill town dominated by a gigantic dam, many people of various ages and backgrounds attempt to return home on the same day. They are all disoriented, unaware as yet that they died several years ago although they

have not aged since, and that no one is expecting them. Intent on regaining a place that no longer exists for them, they gradually discover that they are not the only revenants and that their return is accompanied by increasing disturbances. What if this is only the beginning of an even more severe upheaval? 52 minutes per episode Production: Haut et Court TV with the participation of Canal+, JIMMY, and Ciné +, in association with Backup Films and B Media Export, with the support of the Rhône-Alps Region, of CNC, MEDIA (a European Union program), and of Procirep Angoa / Zodiak Rights / Studiocanal. Brodcaster: Canal+. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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KABOUL KITCHEN KABUL KITCHEN, 2012

Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the producers, Joey Faré and Marco Cherqui attending. Sunday, November 18 at 9pm, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Jean-Patrick Benes, Allan Mauduit, Marc Victor, Gabor Rassov, Nathalie Saugeon, Jean-Paul Raymond, and Vincent Weill. Directors: Allan Mauduit and JeanPatrick Benes. With: Gilbert Melki, Stéphanie Pasterkamp, Benjamin Bellecour, Alexis Michalik, Simon Abkarian, Brahim Bihi, and Caroline Bal. Synopsis: Afghanistan, 2005. President George Bush is in charge in the USA, President Jacques Chirac in France, and Jacky (Gilbert Melki) at the Kaboul Kitchen, the only place in the middle of Kaboul where expatriates can enjoy themselves with alcohol, a pool, and girls in swimsuits. But Jacky’s life is in for a change when his daughter, who never concerned him, arrives in Kaboul. She’s come on a humanitarian mission, whereas he’s there to make money… 30 minutes per episode Production: Scarlett Production, with the participation of Euromedia France and Chic Films Broadcaster: CANAL+

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© Haut et Court TV / photo: Jean-Claude Lother

LES REVENANTS REBOUND, 2012 Premiere in Israel The first two episodes with the producers Jimmy Desmarais, Carole Scotta and Caroline Benjo attending. Monday, November 19 at 8:30pm, Cinematheque Tel Aviv. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Fabrice Gobert and based on the Robin Campillo film They Came Back. Director: Fabrice Gobert (episodes 1 – 4) With: Anne Consigny, Frédéric Pierrot, Clotilde Hesme. Synopsis: In a hill town dominated by a gigantic dam, many people of various ages and backgrounds attempt to return home on the same day. They are all disoriented, unaware as yet that they died several years ago although they

have not aged since, and that no one is expecting them. Intent on regaining a place that no longer exists for them, they gradually discover that they are not the only revenants and that their return is accompanied by increasing disturbances. What if this is only the beginning of an even more severe upheaval? 52 minutes per episode Production: Haut et Court TV with the participation of Canal+, JIMMY, and Ciné +, in association with Backup Films and B Media Export, with the support of the Rhône-Alps Region, of CNC, MEDIA (a European Union program), and of Procirep Angoa / Zodiak Rights / Studiocanal. Brodcaster: Canal+. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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CLASH 2011

Premiere in Israel Two episodes, “Cassius” and “Emily,” with the producer Joey Faré, attending. Tuesday November 20 at 6:30pm, Tel Aviv Cinematheque. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Pierre Linhart, Baya Kasmi, Jennifer Have and Catherine Hoffmann. Director: Pascal Lahmani With: Cristiana Réali, Mathilda May. Synopsis: Parents and adolescents: Two neighboring realms that intersect and keep apart; two universes with a balance and neighborliness held together at times by a mere thread; and two worlds that the Clash series sets about revealing from a new perspective. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Clash presents a bittersweet view of a group of youngsters and their families, showing the parents among us that our teenagers may not be exactly the people we think they are, while showing the teens among us that our parents have a private life too… With humor, fair-mindedness, and sympathy, Clash exposes the ties that bind together those two planets — ties that in turn are impassioned and fragile, affectionate and hostile, stifling or fractured. 52 minutes per episode Production: Scarlett Production, Chic Films Broadcaster: France 2

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CLASH 2011

Premiere in Israel Two episodes, “Cassius” and “Emily,” with the producer Joey Faré, attending. Tuesday November 20 at 6:30pm, Tel Aviv Cinematheque. French with Hebrew subtitles Created by: Pierre Linhart, Baya Kasmi, Jennifer Have and Catherine Hoffmann. Director: Pascal Lahmani With: Cristiana Réali, Mathilda May. Synopsis: Parents and adolescents: Two neighboring realms that intersect and keep apart; two universes with a balance and neighborliness held together at times by a mere thread; and two worlds that the Clash series sets about revealing from a new perspective. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Clash presents a bittersweet view of a group of youngsters and their families, showing the parents among us that our teenagers may not be exactly the people we think they are, while showing the teens among us that our parents have a private life too… With humor, fair-mindedness, and sympathy, Clash exposes the ties that bind together those two planets — ties that in turn are impassioned and fragile, affectionate and hostile, stifling or fractured. 52 minutes per episode Production: Scarlett Production, Chic Films Broadcaster: France 2

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COMPANY

COMPANY

ADN – DIGITAL DOUBLE AGENCY

LES ARMATEURS

25 rue d’Hauteville 75010 Paris, France www.adnda.com

33 rue Linne 75019 Paris, France www.lesarmateurs.com

Christian Guillon, Chairman christian.guillon@adnda.com

Delphine Nicolini, Head of development dnicolini@lesarmateurs.com

Laure Fayolle, Communication officer laure.fayolle@adnda.com

Founded in 2010, ADN is a young innovative company dedicated to the creation, the management and the exploitation of digital double of contemporary celebrities and past legends. ADN introduces a brand new legal and technical production process of digital doubles covering the Cinema, Video-games, Marketing and Events communication market. Relying on proprietary technologies, ADN’s process restructures all production activities through the definition of generic models of celebrities. The conformity of the appearance and performance of these models is assessed by right holders prior to any exploitation. These models faithfully react to any actions and illumination conditions and can consequently be implemented at will among different productions. ADN’s transportable Capture System enables the acquisition of morphology, material and expressions properties peculiar to a person, all at once, in less than 30 minutes and wherever FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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The independent film production company Les Armateurs was created in 1994, by Didier Brunner.

you want. The creation and validation of ADN’s digital double relies on the analysis and reconstruction of these acquisitions resulting from 10+ years of research and development on this problematic. ADN works hand in hand with talent agencies in order to guarantee the personalities’ commitments in any production and for any sequence that cannot be achieved by traditional means. We ensure the right holders total control over the appearance/ performance representation and exploitation of these digital doubles.

The company found success in 1997 thanks to Sylvain Chomet’s short movie, The Old Lady and the Pigeons, and then Michel Ocelot’s celebrated Kirikou and the Sorceress, released in 1998 (1.5 million admissions in France to-date). They were followed by Princes and Princesses by Michel Ocelot (2000), The Boy Who Wanted to be a Bear by Jannik Hastrup (2002), The Triplets of Belleville by Sylvain Chomet (2003, Cannes Film Festival, official selection, out of competition), T’choupi (2004), Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005) by Michel Ocelot and Bénédicte Galup, The Secret of Kells (2008) by Tom Moore which was nominated for the Oscars in 2010, and the Storytelling Show! (2010) by JeanChristophe Roger.

With ten feature films, Les Armateurs is the France’s leading producer in the animation district. Les Armateurs also produced thirteen animation TV series. The latest are T’choupi-charley and Mimmo (4th season based on the books of Thierry Courtin), La Fée Coquillette (based on the books of Didier Lévy et Benjamin Chaud) and Martine (based on the books of Gilbert Delahaye and Marcel Marlier).

In 2012, two new films are being realeased: Ernest & Celestine by Benjamin Renner (based on the books by Gabrielle Vincent with an original screenplay by Daniel Pennac), and Kirikou and the Men and Women, by Michel Ocelot. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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COMPANY

COMPANY

ADN – DIGITAL DOUBLE AGENCY

LES ARMATEURS

25 rue d’Hauteville 75010 Paris, France www.adnda.com

33 rue Linne 75019 Paris, France www.lesarmateurs.com

Christian Guillon, Chairman christian.guillon@adnda.com

Delphine Nicolini, Head of development dnicolini@lesarmateurs.com

Laure Fayolle, Communication officer laure.fayolle@adnda.com

Founded in 2010, ADN is a young innovative company dedicated to the creation, the management and the exploitation of digital double of contemporary celebrities and past legends. ADN introduces a brand new legal and technical production process of digital doubles covering the Cinema, Video-games, Marketing and Events communication market. Relying on proprietary technologies, ADN’s process restructures all production activities through the definition of generic models of celebrities. The conformity of the appearance and performance of these models is assessed by right holders prior to any exploitation. These models faithfully react to any actions and illumination conditions and can consequently be implemented at will among different productions. ADN’s transportable Capture System enables the acquisition of morphology, material and expressions properties peculiar to a person, all at once, in less than 30 minutes and wherever FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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The independent film production company Les Armateurs was created in 1994, by Didier Brunner.

you want. The creation and validation of ADN’s digital double relies on the analysis and reconstruction of these acquisitions resulting from 10+ years of research and development on this problematic. ADN works hand in hand with talent agencies in order to guarantee the personalities’ commitments in any production and for any sequence that cannot be achieved by traditional means. We ensure the right holders total control over the appearance/ performance representation and exploitation of these digital doubles.

The company found success in 1997 thanks to Sylvain Chomet’s short movie, The Old Lady and the Pigeons, and then Michel Ocelot’s celebrated Kirikou and the Sorceress, released in 1998 (1.5 million admissions in France to-date). They were followed by Princes and Princesses by Michel Ocelot (2000), The Boy Who Wanted to be a Bear by Jannik Hastrup (2002), The Triplets of Belleville by Sylvain Chomet (2003, Cannes Film Festival, official selection, out of competition), T’choupi (2004), Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005) by Michel Ocelot and Bénédicte Galup, The Secret of Kells (2008) by Tom Moore which was nominated for the Oscars in 2010, and the Storytelling Show! (2010) by JeanChristophe Roger.

With ten feature films, Les Armateurs is the France’s leading producer in the animation district. Les Armateurs also produced thirteen animation TV series. The latest are T’choupi-charley and Mimmo (4th season based on the books of Thierry Courtin), La Fée Coquillette (based on the books of Didier Lévy et Benjamin Chaud) and Martine (based on the books of Gilbert Delahaye and Marcel Marlier).

In 2012, two new films are being realeased: Ernest & Celestine by Benjamin Renner (based on the books by Gabrielle Vincent with an original screenplay by Daniel Pennac), and Kirikou and the Men and Women, by Michel Ocelot. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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ARTE

CHIC FILMS SAS

4, quai du Chanoine Winterer 67080 Strasbourg Cedex, France T. + 33 (0)3 88 14 22 22, F. + 33 (0)3 88 14 22 00

53 rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine 75011 Paris, France

8, rue Marceau 92785 Issy-les-Moulineaux Cedex 9, France T. + 33 (0)1 55 00 77 77, F. + 33 (0)1 55 00 77 00

Marco Cherqui, President marcocherqui@chic-films.com

Postfach 10 02 13 D – 76483 Baden Baden,Germany T. + 49 (0)7221 93 69 0, F. + 49 (0)7221 93 69 70 André de Margerie, Director of International relations. a-demargerie@artefrance.fr

The public-service television channel Arte acts as a showcase for the rich cultural diversity of Europe. Its purpose is "to conceive and produce television programmes which, in a broad sense, are cultural and international in character and conducive to promoting understanding and rapprochement among Europe’s nations". Arte’s policy is to broadcast high-quality national and international co-productions in cinema, drama and documentaries as well as news, live and performing arts. Based on an Agreement between France and Germany, ARTE is composed of three entities, the headquarters in Strasburg and two members, Arte France in Paris and Arte Deutschland TV GmbH in BadenBaden. The channel is financed through the television licence fee in both countries. Arte is broadcast simultaneously in French and German all around Europe. Moreover, it has entered into agreements with other public service broadcasters like, for instance, RTBF in Belgium, TVP in Poland, ORF in Austria, SRG SSR Idée FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Suisse in Switzerland, ERT in Greece, YLE in Finland, BBC in the UnitedKingdom and SVT in Sweden. ARTE is a strong brand with a high public profile and excellent image. With its focus on culture and Europe it stands out from other channels and makes an important contribution to legitimizing licence fee financed broadcasting. Recently, Arte has developed a diversified offer on the Web, with VOD platforms such as ARTE Live Web dedicated to performing arts and ARTE Creative, dedicated to visual arts. Arte coproduced films and documentaries from many important Israeli filmmakers such as Ari Folman, Amos Gitai, Samuel Maoz, Eran Riklis, Dover Kosashvili, Avi Mograbi. The channel is present every year at the Jerusalem Film Festival where it awards the “International Relations ARTE Prize” to an Israeli film project in development. The channel is also regularly present at Copro, the Israeli International Coproduction Market.

Created in 2002 by Marco Cherqui, Chic Films is committed to developing and producing original feature films and TV programs that are engaging both on aesthetic and commercial levels. Marco Cherqui started his career as a prolific music video and documentary producer who brought to music video confirmed directors such as Jacques Audiard, Laeticia Masson, Xavier Duringer, Claire Denis and Arnaud Desplechin. Producer Lauranne Bourrachot joined Marco and the company at an early stage, and together, they have built a talented roster of scriptwriters, directors and actors with whom they work on innovative cinema and TV projects.

Rising Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing. A Prophet was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2010 Oscar Academy Awards, as well as Pierre Laffargue’s feature film Black and Frederic Jardin’s critically acclaimed thriller The Longest Night. Along with Scarlett Production, Chic Films recently produced the TV series Kaboul Kitchen for Canal + and Clash for France Televisions, as well as Frederic Berthe’s feature film World Petank Tour, starring Gerard Depardieu and Atmen Kelif (in postproduction).

Chic Films has notably co-produced Jacques Audiard’s film A Prophet, winner of the Grand Prix Award at the Cannes Film Festival 2009, Best Film Not in the English Language at the 2010 BAFTA Awards, as well as nine Cesar Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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ARTE

CHIC FILMS SAS

4, quai du Chanoine Winterer 67080 Strasbourg Cedex, France T. + 33 (0)3 88 14 22 22, F. + 33 (0)3 88 14 22 00

53 rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine 75011 Paris, France

8, rue Marceau 92785 Issy-les-Moulineaux Cedex 9, France T. + 33 (0)1 55 00 77 77, F. + 33 (0)1 55 00 77 00

Marco Cherqui, President marcocherqui@chic-films.com

Postfach 10 02 13 D – 76483 Baden Baden,Germany T. + 49 (0)7221 93 69 0, F. + 49 (0)7221 93 69 70 André de Margerie, Director of International relations. a-demargerie@artefrance.fr

The public-service television channel Arte acts as a showcase for the rich cultural diversity of Europe. Its purpose is "to conceive and produce television programmes which, in a broad sense, are cultural and international in character and conducive to promoting understanding and rapprochement among Europe’s nations". Arte’s policy is to broadcast high-quality national and international co-productions in cinema, drama and documentaries as well as news, live and performing arts. Based on an Agreement between France and Germany, ARTE is composed of three entities, the headquarters in Strasburg and two members, Arte France in Paris and Arte Deutschland TV GmbH in BadenBaden. The channel is financed through the television licence fee in both countries. Arte is broadcast simultaneously in French and German all around Europe. Moreover, it has entered into agreements with other public service broadcasters like, for instance, RTBF in Belgium, TVP in Poland, ORF in Austria, SRG SSR Idée FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Suisse in Switzerland, ERT in Greece, YLE in Finland, BBC in the UnitedKingdom and SVT in Sweden. ARTE is a strong brand with a high public profile and excellent image. With its focus on culture and Europe it stands out from other channels and makes an important contribution to legitimizing licence fee financed broadcasting. Recently, Arte has developed a diversified offer on the Web, with VOD platforms such as ARTE Live Web dedicated to performing arts and ARTE Creative, dedicated to visual arts. Arte coproduced films and documentaries from many important Israeli filmmakers such as Ari Folman, Amos Gitai, Samuel Maoz, Eran Riklis, Dover Kosashvili, Avi Mograbi. The channel is present every year at the Jerusalem Film Festival where it awards the “International Relations ARTE Prize” to an Israeli film project in development. The channel is also regularly present at Copro, the Israeli International Coproduction Market.

Created in 2002 by Marco Cherqui, Chic Films is committed to developing and producing original feature films and TV programs that are engaging both on aesthetic and commercial levels. Marco Cherqui started his career as a prolific music video and documentary producer who brought to music video confirmed directors such as Jacques Audiard, Laeticia Masson, Xavier Duringer, Claire Denis and Arnaud Desplechin. Producer Lauranne Bourrachot joined Marco and the company at an early stage, and together, they have built a talented roster of scriptwriters, directors and actors with whom they work on innovative cinema and TV projects.

Rising Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing. A Prophet was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2010 Oscar Academy Awards, as well as Pierre Laffargue’s feature film Black and Frederic Jardin’s critically acclaimed thriller The Longest Night. Along with Scarlett Production, Chic Films recently produced the TV series Kaboul Kitchen for Canal + and Clash for France Televisions, as well as Frederic Berthe’s feature film World Petank Tour, starring Gerard Depardieu and Atmen Kelif (in postproduction).

Chic Films has notably co-produced Jacques Audiard’s film A Prophet, winner of the Grand Prix Award at the Cannes Film Festival 2009, Best Film Not in the English Language at the 2010 BAFTA Awards, as well as nine Cesar Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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CNC

10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FRANCE ISRAEL COPRODUCTION AGREEMENT

12 rue de Lübeck 75016 Paris, France www.cnc.fr Eric Garandeau, Président T. +33 1 44 34 34 40

The CNC, created by the act of 25 October 1946, is a public administrative organization with a legal entity status and financial autonomy. It operates under the authority of the Ministry of Culture and Communication, and its President is Eric Garandeau. The CNC’s principal responsibilities are: • Support for the economy of the film, television, video, multimedia and technical industries. The CNC manages the State’s financial support for the film and television industry, together with the grants awarded by the Ministry of Culture and Communication, • Regulation, • The promotion of films and television productions and their broadcasting to all audiences, • The preservation and enhancement of cinema heritage,

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In 2012, CNC's budget reaches 701 million €, resulting entirely from levies on theaters (130 million €), TV editors and distributors (539 million €),  Video and VoD (32 million €). 35 million € being dedicated to overheads,  the bulk (666 million €) is redistributed to the sector, through automatic or selective supports: - Cinema (production, distribution, exhibition): 293 million € - Digitalization of theatres works: 144 million € 

and

FREE ZONE

JELLY FISH

by Amos Gitaï

by Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen

THE SYRIAN BRIDE

A BOTTLE IN THE GAZA SEA

by Eran Riklis

by Thierry Binisti

EYES WILD OPEN

LIVE AND BECOME

by Haim Tabakman

by Radu Mihaileanu

Or (My Treasure)

SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN

by Keren Yedaya

by Omri Givon

- TV programmes: 273 million € - Horizontal Actions 93 million €

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CNC

10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FRANCE ISRAEL COPRODUCTION AGREEMENT

12 rue de Lübeck 75016 Paris, France www.cnc.fr Eric Garandeau, Président T. +33 1 44 34 34 40

The CNC, created by the act of 25 October 1946, is a public administrative organization with a legal entity status and financial autonomy. It operates under the authority of the Ministry of Culture and Communication, and its President is Eric Garandeau. The CNC’s principal responsibilities are: • Support for the economy of the film, television, video, multimedia and technical industries. The CNC manages the State’s financial support for the film and television industry, together with the grants awarded by the Ministry of Culture and Communication, • Regulation, • The promotion of films and television productions and their broadcasting to all audiences, • The preservation and enhancement of cinema heritage,

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In 2012, CNC's budget reaches 701 million €, resulting entirely from levies on theaters (130 million €), TV editors and distributors (539 million €),  Video and VoD (32 million €). 35 million € being dedicated to overheads,  the bulk (666 million €) is redistributed to the sector, through automatic or selective supports: - Cinema (production, distribution, exhibition): 293 million € - Digitalization of theatres works: 144 million € 

and

FREE ZONE

JELLY FISH

by Amos Gitaï

by Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen

THE SYRIAN BRIDE

A BOTTLE IN THE GAZA SEA

by Eran Riklis

by Thierry Binisti

EYES WILD OPEN

LIVE AND BECOME

by Haim Tabakman

by Radu Mihaileanu

Or (My Treasure)

SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN

by Keren Yedaya

by Omri Givon

- TV programmes: 273 million € - Horizontal Actions 93 million €

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ELZEVIR FILMS

FORUM DES IMAGES

21 rue Faidherbe 75011 Paris, France www.elzevirfilms.fr

2 rue du Cinéma 75001 Paris, France www.forumdesimages.fr

elzevir@elzevirfilms.fr

Laurence Herszberg, General Director Sabine Perraudin sabine.perraudin@forumdesimages.fr

Marie Masmonteil, Producer marie@elzevirfilms.fr

Elzevir Films was co-founded by Denis Carot and Marie Masmonteil in 1997.

The heart of the silver screen beats in the center of Paris! 320,000 visitors for 2,000 screenings each year, at least 4 screenings per day, 6 days a week, 4 thematic film series and over 20 festivals and events each year. A collection of 7,150 digitized films, 350 invited guests from around the world, 5 theaters seating from 30 to 444 movie-goers.

Marie and Denis’s complementary backgrounds enabled Elzevir Films to develop its activity in the Cinema but also in the Television industry. As for Feature films for the Cinema, Elzevir Films is characterized by a production of first creations as well as experienced artists: Radu Mihaileanu (Live and become 2005 and The source 2011), Djamshed Usmonov (Pour aller au ciel il faut mourir 2006 and le roman de ma femme 2011), Pan Nalin (Valley of flower 2007), Raoul Ruiz (Le domaine perdu 2005), Stephane Giusti (Pourquoi pas moi 1999, Bella ciao 2001 and Made in Italy 2008). Along fictional feature films, Elzevir Films now broadens its activity to documentary feature films. Elzevir Films produced in particular a very ambitious documentary with an international profile on environmental issues: Home directed by the photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, in coproduction with Europacorp, Luc Besson’s company. The film was FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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released worldwide simultaneously on all media (cinema, TV, internet (free download), DVD) on the same day – the 5th of June 2009, International day for the environment. Elzevir Films also co-produced with UGC Images in 2009 a documentary entitled The male domination. And last year a documentary which was presented in Cannes Film Festival – special screening Leadersheep released in November 2011, got a large audience and won the Cesar of Best Documentary Movie.

A restaurant and bar… All located in one venue, at the heart of the city that loves cinema! Celebrating diversity and international cinema, encouraging cultural exchanges and critical thought, rethinking our era and our world, pushing limits and creating surprise, promoting film literacy amongst the youngest audiences… And all this through the eye of the camera!  Thematic film series, the backbone of our programming policy, offer the opportunity to shed new and original light on major social themes by instituting a dialogue between very diverse works, from art house films to mainstream popular productions past and present. Every year, the Forum des Images organizes a dozen festivals, which are open to the general public and which

emphasize contemporary productions. It also organizes events centered on animation and documentaries. Last but not least, it offers programs for young audiences, specifically designed for 18-month-old children and older. The Académie is where the Forum stages debates open to all visitors. Guests include industry professionals and influential personalities from other fields who come to share their views on the silver screen: philosophers, sociologists, historians… Master classes, discussions and film courses have already brought together renowned cinema personalities: Francis Ford Coppola, Costa-Gavras, Gérard Depardieu, Amos Gitaï, Isabelle Huppert, Mike Leigh, Peter Lord, etc. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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ELZEVIR FILMS

FORUM DES IMAGES

21 rue Faidherbe 75011 Paris, France www.elzevirfilms.fr

2 rue du Cinéma 75001 Paris, France www.forumdesimages.fr

elzevir@elzevirfilms.fr

Laurence Herszberg, General Director Sabine Perraudin sabine.perraudin@forumdesimages.fr

Marie Masmonteil, Producer marie@elzevirfilms.fr

Elzevir Films was co-founded by Denis Carot and Marie Masmonteil in 1997.

The heart of the silver screen beats in the center of Paris! 320,000 visitors for 2,000 screenings each year, at least 4 screenings per day, 6 days a week, 4 thematic film series and over 20 festivals and events each year. A collection of 7,150 digitized films, 350 invited guests from around the world, 5 theaters seating from 30 to 444 movie-goers.

Marie and Denis’s complementary backgrounds enabled Elzevir Films to develop its activity in the Cinema but also in the Television industry. As for Feature films for the Cinema, Elzevir Films is characterized by a production of first creations as well as experienced artists: Radu Mihaileanu (Live and become 2005 and The source 2011), Djamshed Usmonov (Pour aller au ciel il faut mourir 2006 and le roman de ma femme 2011), Pan Nalin (Valley of flower 2007), Raoul Ruiz (Le domaine perdu 2005), Stephane Giusti (Pourquoi pas moi 1999, Bella ciao 2001 and Made in Italy 2008). Along fictional feature films, Elzevir Films now broadens its activity to documentary feature films. Elzevir Films produced in particular a very ambitious documentary with an international profile on environmental issues: Home directed by the photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, in coproduction with Europacorp, Luc Besson’s company. The film was FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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released worldwide simultaneously on all media (cinema, TV, internet (free download), DVD) on the same day – the 5th of June 2009, International day for the environment. Elzevir Films also co-produced with UGC Images in 2009 a documentary entitled The male domination. And last year a documentary which was presented in Cannes Film Festival – special screening Leadersheep released in November 2011, got a large audience and won the Cesar of Best Documentary Movie.

A restaurant and bar… All located in one venue, at the heart of the city that loves cinema! Celebrating diversity and international cinema, encouraging cultural exchanges and critical thought, rethinking our era and our world, pushing limits and creating surprise, promoting film literacy amongst the youngest audiences… And all this through the eye of the camera!  Thematic film series, the backbone of our programming policy, offer the opportunity to shed new and original light on major social themes by instituting a dialogue between very diverse works, from art house films to mainstream popular productions past and present. Every year, the Forum des Images organizes a dozen festivals, which are open to the general public and which

emphasize contemporary productions. It also organizes events centered on animation and documentaries. Last but not least, it offers programs for young audiences, specifically designed for 18-month-old children and older. The Académie is where the Forum stages debates open to all visitors. Guests include industry professionals and influential personalities from other fields who come to share their views on the silver screen: philosophers, sociologists, historians… Master classes, discussions and film courses have already brought together renowned cinema personalities: Francis Ford Coppola, Costa-Gavras, Gérard Depardieu, Amos Gitaï, Isabelle Huppert, Mike Leigh, Peter Lord, etc. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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FRANCE TELEVISIONS

HAUT & COURT

7 esplanade Henri de France 75907 Paris Cedex 15, France

38 rue des Martyrs 75009 Paris, France www.hautetcourt.com

Christophe Louis, Commissioning editor for drama christophe.louis@francetv.fr

Jimmy Desmarais, Producer jimmy.desmarais@hautetcourt.com

Diversification at France Télévisions. Feature films coproduction with France 2 Cinéma and France 3 Cinéma investing 60,6 million € in 2010, and 64 films coproduced between the two subsidiaries, the network has maintained its status as one of the leading supporters of creation in French cinema. Broadcasting. France Télévisions Distribution (FTD) is at once involved in international sales of rights for feature films and television programs, in publishing DVD and all written and audiovisual media, and in working on the ancillary rights market. In 2010, France Télévisions Distribution has had a 47,4 million € turnover in sales and saw operating profits reach nearly 2,5 Milion €.

Founded in 1992 by Carole Scotta, Haut et Court is an independent film production and distribution company primarily dedicated to finding and accompanying new writers, directors and actors in France as much as abroad.

Production. From documentaries to special reports, from fiction programs to short subjects, from station identification to program credits, Multimédia France Production (MFP) covers all audiovisual genres. In addition, some 300 hours of programming and over 6,000 hours of subtitling are produced each year for persons with hearing-impairments, for a total of nearly 700 dubbed and subtitled films.

With the creation of Haut et Court TV, Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal, Barbara Letellier and Jimmy Desmarais develop the TV production division: Xanadu for Arte (8 x 52’ broadcast in 2011 and notably awarded Best French Series 2011 at Séries Mania), Rebound for Canal+ (8 x 52’) and an animated series (40 x 3’) for Arte adapted from the Jul comic book: Silex and the City.

The idea from the inception (from the 2000 seen by collection produced for Arte in 1997 to the current series production policy) was to throw bridges between the movie industry and the television business by drawing fresh TV talents to cinema, and by offering new forms of writing to movie directors and authors.

Multimedia. The group’s Interactive Services department manages and develops all interactive services created as an extension of or in conjunction with the network’s programs, including channel websites and interactive television applications as well as the groups VOD/TVOD services. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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FRANCE TELEVISIONS

HAUT & COURT

7 esplanade Henri de France 75907 Paris Cedex 15, France

38 rue des Martyrs 75009 Paris, France www.hautetcourt.com

Christophe Louis, Commissioning editor for drama christophe.louis@francetv.fr

Jimmy Desmarais, Producer jimmy.desmarais@hautetcourt.com

Diversification at France Télévisions. Feature films coproduction with France 2 Cinéma and France 3 Cinéma investing 60,6 million € in 2010, and 64 films coproduced between the two subsidiaries, the network has maintained its status as one of the leading supporters of creation in French cinema. Broadcasting. France Télévisions Distribution (FTD) is at once involved in international sales of rights for feature films and television programs, in publishing DVD and all written and audiovisual media, and in working on the ancillary rights market. In 2010, France Télévisions Distribution has had a 47,4 million € turnover in sales and saw operating profits reach nearly 2,5 Milion €.

Founded in 1992 by Carole Scotta, Haut et Court is an independent film production and distribution company primarily dedicated to finding and accompanying new writers, directors and actors in France as much as abroad.

Production. From documentaries to special reports, from fiction programs to short subjects, from station identification to program credits, Multimédia France Production (MFP) covers all audiovisual genres. In addition, some 300 hours of programming and over 6,000 hours of subtitling are produced each year for persons with hearing-impairments, for a total of nearly 700 dubbed and subtitled films.

With the creation of Haut et Court TV, Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal, Barbara Letellier and Jimmy Desmarais develop the TV production division: Xanadu for Arte (8 x 52’ broadcast in 2011 and notably awarded Best French Series 2011 at Séries Mania), Rebound for Canal+ (8 x 52’) and an animated series (40 x 3’) for Arte adapted from the Jul comic book: Silex and the City.

The idea from the inception (from the 2000 seen by collection produced for Arte in 1997 to the current series production policy) was to throw bridges between the movie industry and the television business by drawing fresh TV talents to cinema, and by offering new forms of writing to movie directors and authors.

Multimedia. The group’s Interactive Services department manages and develops all interactive services created as an extension of or in conjunction with the network’s programs, including channel websites and interactive television applications as well as the groups VOD/TVOD services. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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CABINET D'AVOCATS KGA

KELIJA LAGARDERE

44 avenue des Champs Elysées 75008 Paris, France www.kga.fr

24/26 quai Alphone le Gallo 92100 Boulogne, France

Karine Riahi, Entertainment Lawyer- Partner k.riahi@kga.fr François Klein, Managing Partner f.klein@kga.fr

KGA Avocats is a full services law firm which coordinates across industries and practice specialties to provide first-class service to clients worldwide. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the legal and business concerns of a global client base, diverse KGA teams work flexibly and creatively to assist companies at all stages of the business life cycle — from financing and development, to growth and investment, to consolidation and M&A. Firm lawyers help clients anticipate and manage risk, delivering sophisticated advice with efficiency and transparency. Karine Riahi is the partner in charge of the entertainment and IP/IT department in KGA. Her experience in this specialized field has led her to assist in the financing of productions, the legal arrangements for setting up companies for national and international productions and issues concerning royalties and catalogue management in all sectors: cinema and audio-visual production in all its forms, such as fiction, animation and documentaries, video games, transmedia and cross media, literature, music, live performances, FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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website trading, merchandising, new media, internet, privacy, etc… Karine Riahi thus works alongside producers, distributors, editors, photographic agencies, copyright holders, managers of merchandising products, television editors, authors, artists. Due to her experience in all of these fields, Karine treats all matters confided to her from a legal and economic perspective, as also on a functional and operational level according to the stakes involved in the « profession » carried out in these fields of activity.

Katia Raïs, Producer katia.rais@laglrdere-active.com Marie-Odile Cohen, Legal and business affairs marie-odile.cohen@lagardere-active.com

Katia Raïs is a TV producer in charge of Kelija, department of Feniprod created in July 2012. Kelija/ Fenipord is a subsidiary of Lagardere Entertainment, first producer and creator of TV drama in France which is also one of the principal creator and distributor of international TV productions (Borgia, Mafiosa, Death in Paradise...). Katia Raïs has produced many TV drama and series for principals French broadcasters: TF1, Canal+, France Television, M6, Arte. Before being a producer she used to work at M6 as artistic director and development of TV drama and series during 8 years. Marie-Odile Cohen used to be a lawyer specialized in enterainment and works in Lagardere Entertainment as legal and business affairs. We are looking for TV format to be adapted and produced for the French market and exploitable on international markets. We would like also to meet Israeli authors in the purpose of artistic collaborations.

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CABINET D'AVOCATS KGA

KELIJA LAGARDERE

44 avenue des Champs Elysées 75008 Paris, France www.kga.fr

24/26 quai Alphone le Gallo 92100 Boulogne, France

Karine Riahi, Entertainment Lawyer- Partner k.riahi@kga.fr François Klein, Managing Partner f.klein@kga.fr

KGA Avocats is a full services law firm which coordinates across industries and practice specialties to provide first-class service to clients worldwide. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the legal and business concerns of a global client base, diverse KGA teams work flexibly and creatively to assist companies at all stages of the business life cycle — from financing and development, to growth and investment, to consolidation and M&A. Firm lawyers help clients anticipate and manage risk, delivering sophisticated advice with efficiency and transparency. Karine Riahi is the partner in charge of the entertainment and IP/IT department in KGA. Her experience in this specialized field has led her to assist in the financing of productions, the legal arrangements for setting up companies for national and international productions and issues concerning royalties and catalogue management in all sectors: cinema and audio-visual production in all its forms, such as fiction, animation and documentaries, video games, transmedia and cross media, literature, music, live performances, FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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website trading, merchandising, new media, internet, privacy, etc… Karine Riahi thus works alongside producers, distributors, editors, photographic agencies, copyright holders, managers of merchandising products, television editors, authors, artists. Due to her experience in all of these fields, Karine treats all matters confided to her from a legal and economic perspective, as also on a functional and operational level according to the stakes involved in the « profession » carried out in these fields of activity.

Katia Raïs, Producer katia.rais@laglrdere-active.com Marie-Odile Cohen, Legal and business affairs marie-odile.cohen@lagardere-active.com

Katia Raïs is a TV producer in charge of Kelija, department of Feniprod created in July 2012. Kelija/ Fenipord is a subsidiary of Lagardere Entertainment, first producer and creator of TV drama in France which is also one of the principal creator and distributor of international TV productions (Borgia, Mafiosa, Death in Paradise...). Katia Raïs has produced many TV drama and series for principals French broadcasters: TF1, Canal+, France Television, M6, Arte. Before being a producer she used to work at M6 as artistic director and development of TV drama and series during 8 years. Marie-Odile Cohen used to be a lawyer specialized in enterainment and works in Lagardere Entertainment as legal and business affairs. We are looking for TV format to be adapted and produced for the French market and exploitable on international markets. We would like also to meet Israeli authors in the purpose of artistic collaborations.

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MACONDO 101 avenue Victor Hugo 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France Charline De Lépine, Producer lespinedeschamps@free.fr

THE ISRAELI OFFICE OF PARIS REGION AGENCY Paris, France Tel Aviv, Israel Daniel Bessis daniel@paris-region.com T. 052 610 78 49

Created in 2006, Macondo is directed by Charline de Lépine. Coproducer: • Spin (Season 1 – 6x52’ – France 2 - 2011), coproduced with Macondo (Charline de Lépine), created by Dan Franck (writer), Frédéric Tellier (director), Charline de Lépine and Emmanuel Daucé. • The Commandery (8x52’ – France 3 - 2009) coproduced with Macondo. Executive producer: • Concrete Jungle (8x52’ – Canal + 2007), executive producer Macondo, created by Abdel Raouf Dafri.

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The Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency has been created in Tel Aviv in mid-2011. It is the representation office of Paris Region Economic Development Agency, a fully governmental organization, and the third office of its kind to be established abroad after San Francisco and Shanghai. The Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency aims at fostering technological partnerships between Israeli companies and greater Paris area’s ones. It can also provide with a full set of customized, confidential and complimentary services to relevant Israeli companies willing to land softly in Paris area to tackle French, European and African markets. More generally the Israeli Office of Paris Region helps Israeli and Parisian innovation ecosystems work closer the one to the other.

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MACONDO 101 avenue Victor Hugo 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France Charline De Lépine, Producer lespinedeschamps@free.fr

THE ISRAELI OFFICE OF PARIS REGION AGENCY Paris, France Tel Aviv, Israel Daniel Bessis daniel@paris-region.com T. 052 610 78 49

Created in 2006, Macondo is directed by Charline de Lépine. Coproducer: • Spin (Season 1 – 6x52’ – France 2 - 2011), coproduced with Macondo (Charline de Lépine), created by Dan Franck (writer), Frédéric Tellier (director), Charline de Lépine and Emmanuel Daucé. • The Commandery (8x52’ – France 3 - 2009) coproduced with Macondo. Executive producer: • Concrete Jungle (8x52’ – Canal + 2007), executive producer Macondo, created by Abdel Raouf Dafri.

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The Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency has been created in Tel Aviv in mid-2011. It is the representation office of Paris Region Economic Development Agency, a fully governmental organization, and the third office of its kind to be established abroad after San Francisco and Shanghai. The Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency aims at fostering technological partnerships between Israeli companies and greater Paris area’s ones. It can also provide with a full set of customized, confidential and complimentary services to relevant Israeli companies willing to land softly in Paris area to tackle French, European and African markets. More generally the Israeli Office of Paris Region helps Israeli and Parisian innovation ecosystems work closer the one to the other.

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SAMKA PRODUCTIONS

SCARLETT PRODUCTION

50, rue de Paradis 75010 Paris, France http://vimeopro.com/samkaprod/samka-demo-reel

4 rue Férou 75006 Paris, France www.scarlettprod.fr

Samuel Kaminka, Producer samka@samka.fr

Joëy Faré info@scarlettprod.fr

SAMKA PRODUCTIONS is a Paris based independent production company. At Samka we develop, finance, produce and distribute creatively ambitious programs while giving them a strong international visibility.

Joëy Faré, formerly head of fiction at Cinétévé, then managing director of Télé Images Création, launched Scarlett Production in 1999 in partnership with Florence Dormoy. Since Scarlett Production was created, Joëy Faré and Florence Dormoy have produced diverse, innovative and quality fiction which has garnered prizes in several festivals and have been rewarded with highly successful viewer ratings.

Our series are aired all around the globe notably on BBC, ZDF, SUPER RTL, France televisions, TF1, ABC Australia, Disney channel, Cartoon Network, etc. Samka produced: Eliot Kid (104x11mn), (BAFTA nominee) in co-production with Safari de Ville; Marsupilami, Hooba Hooba Hop! (52x24mn), in coproduction with Marsu productions and France 3; I.N.K. (Invisible Network of Kids) (26x24mn), in coproduction with France Télévisions. Current productions are: My Neighbors the Marsupilamis (26x24mn), with the collaboration of France Télévisions, ZDFE Enterprises and Canal J; Jamie’s Got Tentacles! (52x11mn), with the collaboration of France Télévisions, Canal + and ABC Australia. Samka is developing Ray and Ruby (52x11mn), in coproduction with Eyeworks and Creative Conspiracy, Steve (65x5mn), Organopolis (78x2’30 mn) and Babioles Kids (52x11mn) all three in coproduction with Autour de Minuit, and Cuckoocastle (78x7mn). FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Scarlett received the Best Producer Award in 2005 and 2011.

All Samka’s projects are now cross media (TV, video, multimedia, music and book publishing, etc.). To extend its activities, Samka also formed a book publishing company.

Scarlett’s most praised programmes are: l Clara Sheller, Best Prime Time series, Festival of la Rochelle, 2008 l Les Prédateurs, directed by Lucas Belvaux, l La Belle Personne, directed by Christophe Honoré, l L’affaire Ben Barka, directed by Jean-Pierre Sinapi, l Cœur Océan, a teenage series, l Kaboul Kitchen, Fipa 2012 Grand Prize for series and grand prize for best screenplay - Outstanding Monte carlo producer 2012

Several ambitious projects are in preparation such as, the second season of Kaboul Kitchen - wich recounts the even more thrilling adventures of Jacky, the French restaurant manager - and some others in post-production such as Lustiger, which tells the story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, Les Anonymes, a TV movie for Canal+ directed by Pierre Schoeller and Les boulistes a feature film with Gérard Depardieu.

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SAMKA PRODUCTIONS

SCARLETT PRODUCTION

50, rue de Paradis 75010 Paris, France http://vimeopro.com/samkaprod/samka-demo-reel

4 rue Férou 75006 Paris, France www.scarlettprod.fr

Samuel Kaminka, Producer samka@samka.fr

Joëy Faré info@scarlettprod.fr

SAMKA PRODUCTIONS is a Paris based independent production company. At Samka we develop, finance, produce and distribute creatively ambitious programs while giving them a strong international visibility.

Joëy Faré, formerly head of fiction at Cinétévé, then managing director of Télé Images Création, launched Scarlett Production in 1999 in partnership with Florence Dormoy. Since Scarlett Production was created, Joëy Faré and Florence Dormoy have produced diverse, innovative and quality fiction which has garnered prizes in several festivals and have been rewarded with highly successful viewer ratings.

Our series are aired all around the globe notably on BBC, ZDF, SUPER RTL, France televisions, TF1, ABC Australia, Disney channel, Cartoon Network, etc. Samka produced: Eliot Kid (104x11mn), (BAFTA nominee) in co-production with Safari de Ville; Marsupilami, Hooba Hooba Hop! (52x24mn), in coproduction with Marsu productions and France 3; I.N.K. (Invisible Network of Kids) (26x24mn), in coproduction with France Télévisions. Current productions are: My Neighbors the Marsupilamis (26x24mn), with the collaboration of France Télévisions, ZDFE Enterprises and Canal J; Jamie’s Got Tentacles! (52x11mn), with the collaboration of France Télévisions, Canal + and ABC Australia. Samka is developing Ray and Ruby (52x11mn), in coproduction with Eyeworks and Creative Conspiracy, Steve (65x5mn), Organopolis (78x2’30 mn) and Babioles Kids (52x11mn) all three in coproduction with Autour de Minuit, and Cuckoocastle (78x7mn). FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Scarlett received the Best Producer Award in 2005 and 2011.

All Samka’s projects are now cross media (TV, video, multimedia, music and book publishing, etc.). To extend its activities, Samka also formed a book publishing company.

Scarlett’s most praised programmes are: l Clara Sheller, Best Prime Time series, Festival of la Rochelle, 2008 l Les Prédateurs, directed by Lucas Belvaux, l La Belle Personne, directed by Christophe Honoré, l L’affaire Ben Barka, directed by Jean-Pierre Sinapi, l Cœur Océan, a teenage series, l Kaboul Kitchen, Fipa 2012 Grand Prize for series and grand prize for best screenplay - Outstanding Monte carlo producer 2012

Several ambitious projects are in preparation such as, the second season of Kaboul Kitchen - wich recounts the even more thrilling adventures of Jacky, the French restaurant manager - and some others in post-production such as Lustiger, which tells the story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, Les Anonymes, a TV movie for Canal+ directed by Pierre Schoeller and Les boulistes a feature film with Gérard Depardieu.

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SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE

MIKROS IMAGE

17 rue des Jeuneurs 75002 Paris, France www.semainedelacritique.com

120 rue Danton 92300 Levallois-Perret, France www.mikrosimage.eu

Charles Tesson, Artistic Director h.auclaire@semainedelacritique.com

Hugues Namur, VFX supervisor hna@mikrosimage.eu Sophie Denize, Executive Producer sd@mikrosimage.eu

A reflection of a mix of demand and curiosity, which distinguished film critic, la Semaine de la Critique intends to explore and reveal the new creation. Being a discoverer of new talents helped la Semaine bringing to light films like Amores Perros by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, Respiro by Emanuele Crialese, Since Otar Left by Julie Bertuccelli, Or by Keren Yedaya, Me and You and Everyone We Know by Miranda July, Meduzot (Jellyfish) by Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen, The Orphanage by Juan Antonio Bayona or Adieu Gary by Nassim Amaouche.

Parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival, la Semaine de la Critique has stead fastly remained true to its tradition of discovering new talents. Ever since it was conceived by the French Union of Film Critics in 1962, the objective of la Semaine de la Critique has been to showcase first and second feature films by directors from all over the world. Bernardo Bertolucci, Jean Eustache, OtarIosseliani, Ken Loach, Wong Kar Wai, Jacques Audiard, or even Arnaud Desplechin all started at la Semaine. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Each edition gives La Semaine de la Critique an opportunity to reveal about 20 filmmakers. 10 feature films are selected (and 7 are in Competition). 2 prizes are also awarded to short and medium-length films in Competition.

Mikros image is dedicated to VFX and is a major player in the post-production industry: editing, special effects, 2D/3D computer graphics, compositing, color grading, digital intermediate, mastering. With its headquarters in Paris, Mikros image is home to 250 full-time collaborators and freelance artists. It covers all the fields needed by feature films, advertising, TV, corporate communication, video games.

In 2008, the Cannes Film Festival awarded The Class directed by Laurent Cantet the Palme d’Or, for which the post-production was handled by Mikros image team. In 2010, Logorama won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. In 2011, Mikros image opens a new subsidiary in Montreal, Canada. In February 2012, Mikros image won 2 Visual Effect Society Awards for the ads Canal + the Bear and Dior J’adore.

Mikros image has recently opened 2 subsidiaries in Belgium, to grow its activities in Europe. In the US, Mikros image has signed a partnership with the LA post-production and visual effects company Eight VFX to develop a series of common projects on commercials and feature films.

In May 2012, Amour directed by Michael Haneke won the Festival de Cannes Palme d’Or, for which all visual effects have been performed by Mikros image. In June 2012, Mikros image announces the creation of its own animation studio, starting with the full CG feature film Asterix: The Land of the Gods.

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SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE

MIKROS IMAGE

17 rue des Jeuneurs 75002 Paris, France www.semainedelacritique.com

120 rue Danton 92300 Levallois-Perret, France www.mikrosimage.eu

Charles Tesson, Artistic Director h.auclaire@semainedelacritique.com

Hugues Namur, VFX supervisor hna@mikrosimage.eu Sophie Denize, Executive Producer sd@mikrosimage.eu

A reflection of a mix of demand and curiosity, which distinguished film critic, la Semaine de la Critique intends to explore and reveal the new creation. Being a discoverer of new talents helped la Semaine bringing to light films like Amores Perros by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, Respiro by Emanuele Crialese, Since Otar Left by Julie Bertuccelli, Or by Keren Yedaya, Me and You and Everyone We Know by Miranda July, Meduzot (Jellyfish) by Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen, The Orphanage by Juan Antonio Bayona or Adieu Gary by Nassim Amaouche.

Parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival, la Semaine de la Critique has stead fastly remained true to its tradition of discovering new talents. Ever since it was conceived by the French Union of Film Critics in 1962, the objective of la Semaine de la Critique has been to showcase first and second feature films by directors from all over the world. Bernardo Bertolucci, Jean Eustache, OtarIosseliani, Ken Loach, Wong Kar Wai, Jacques Audiard, or even Arnaud Desplechin all started at la Semaine. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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Each edition gives La Semaine de la Critique an opportunity to reveal about 20 filmmakers. 10 feature films are selected (and 7 are in Competition). 2 prizes are also awarded to short and medium-length films in Competition.

Mikros image is dedicated to VFX and is a major player in the post-production industry: editing, special effects, 2D/3D computer graphics, compositing, color grading, digital intermediate, mastering. With its headquarters in Paris, Mikros image is home to 250 full-time collaborators and freelance artists. It covers all the fields needed by feature films, advertising, TV, corporate communication, video games.

In 2008, the Cannes Film Festival awarded The Class directed by Laurent Cantet the Palme d’Or, for which the post-production was handled by Mikros image team. In 2010, Logorama won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. In 2011, Mikros image opens a new subsidiary in Montreal, Canada. In February 2012, Mikros image won 2 Visual Effect Society Awards for the ads Canal + the Bear and Dior J’adore.

Mikros image has recently opened 2 subsidiaries in Belgium, to grow its activities in Europe. In the US, Mikros image has signed a partnership with the LA post-production and visual effects company Eight VFX to develop a series of common projects on commercials and feature films.

In May 2012, Amour directed by Michael Haneke won the Festival de Cannes Palme d’Or, for which all visual effects have been performed by Mikros image. In June 2012, Mikros image announces the creation of its own animation studio, starting with the full CG feature film Asterix: The Land of the Gods.

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TETRA MEDIA FICTION

ULYS

101 avenue Victor Hugo 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France

c/o Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot 10 Abba Eban Blvd., Herzliya, Israel www.ulys.net

Emmanuel Daucé, Producer dauce@tetramedia.fr

Thibault Verbiest Founding partner of Ulys Law Firm thibault.verbiest@ulys.net Deborah Modiano Head of Ulys branch in Israel deborah.modiano@ulys.net

Affiliated to Tetra media Studio (JeanFrançois Boyer), Tetra media Fiction is directed by Emmanuel Daucé. Created in 2005, Tetra media Fiction has already produced or coproduced 4 successful series: • Spin (Season 1 – 6x52’ – France 2 - 2011), coproduced with Macondo (Charline de Lépine), created by Dan Franck (writer), Frédéric Tellier (director), Charline de Lépine and Emmanuel Daucé. • The Line (5 Seasons – 48x52’ – France 3 – 2008 to 2012), coproduced with Terego (Frédéric Krivine and Philippe Triboit), created by Emmanuel Daucé, Frédéric Krivine (writer) and Philippe Triboit (director). • The Commandery (8x52’ – France 3 - 2009) coproduced with Macondo. • ConcreteJungle (8x52’ – Canal + 2007), executive producer Macondo, created by Abdel Raouf Dafri.

Ulys is a European Law Firm originally based in France and Belgium that is specialized in many innovative sectors such as High Tech (telecommunication, mobile contents, software, IP protection, data privacy, cloud computing), Internet (e-banking, e-gaming, e-commerce, cybercrime, e-management) and Media & Entertainment (Cinema, TV, sport).

The society editorial favors long-term TV series concepts. The association with producers and writers give to Tetra media Fiction a specific expertise in TV series production (writing workshops, presence of artistic producers) to serve the author point of view.

It was then natural for Ulys to open a branch in Israel which was created in spring 2011. From now on, companies can benefit from Ulys' network for any European / French / Belgian / Israeli or cross-border matters.

Over years, Ulys has built strong Israeli connections, actively promoting economic exchanges between the EU and Israel. Ulys assists EU companies doing business in Israel, and Israeli businesses investing in the EU. As a result, Israel became the third largest market for Ulys in terms of revenues and number of clients.

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TETRA MEDIA FICTION

ULYS

101 avenue Victor Hugo 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France

c/o Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot 10 Abba Eban Blvd., Herzliya, Israel www.ulys.net

Emmanuel Daucé, Producer dauce@tetramedia.fr

Thibault Verbiest Founding partner of Ulys Law Firm thibault.verbiest@ulys.net Deborah Modiano Head of Ulys branch in Israel deborah.modiano@ulys.net

Affiliated to Tetra media Studio (JeanFrançois Boyer), Tetra media Fiction is directed by Emmanuel Daucé. Created in 2005, Tetra media Fiction has already produced or coproduced 4 successful series: • Spin (Season 1 – 6x52’ – France 2 - 2011), coproduced with Macondo (Charline de Lépine), created by Dan Franck (writer), Frédéric Tellier (director), Charline de Lépine and Emmanuel Daucé. • The Line (5 Seasons – 48x52’ – France 3 – 2008 to 2012), coproduced with Terego (Frédéric Krivine and Philippe Triboit), created by Emmanuel Daucé, Frédéric Krivine (writer) and Philippe Triboit (director). • The Commandery (8x52’ – France 3 - 2009) coproduced with Macondo. • ConcreteJungle (8x52’ – Canal + 2007), executive producer Macondo, created by Abdel Raouf Dafri.

Ulys is a European Law Firm originally based in France and Belgium that is specialized in many innovative sectors such as High Tech (telecommunication, mobile contents, software, IP protection, data privacy, cloud computing), Internet (e-banking, e-gaming, e-commerce, cybercrime, e-management) and Media & Entertainment (Cinema, TV, sport).

The society editorial favors long-term TV series concepts. The association with producers and writers give to Tetra media Fiction a specific expertise in TV series production (writing workshops, presence of artistic producers) to serve the author point of view.

It was then natural for Ulys to open a branch in Israel which was created in spring 2011. From now on, companies can benefit from Ulys' network for any European / French / Belgian / Israeli or cross-border matters.

Over years, Ulys has built strong Israeli connections, actively promoting economic exchanges between the EU and Israel. Ulys assists EU companies doing business in Israel, and Israeli businesses investing in the EU. As a result, Israel became the third largest market for Ulys in terms of revenues and number of clients.

The Season 2 of Spin is being written and 24 new episods of The line are expected by 2015. FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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ZADIG PRODUCTIONS

ZODIAK

70 rue Amelot 75011 Paris, France www.zadigproductions.fr

115-123 avenue Charles de Gaulle 92200 Neuilly, France www.zodiakrights.com

Bruno Nahon, Producer info@zadigproductions.com

Alexandre Piel Senior Vice President Sales and Acquisitions Paris Office alexandre.piel@zodiakrights.com

Zadig Productions is a French multi talented production company, offering original content for every screen: creating drama series (Ainsi soientils), producing documentaries and fictions for TV and web (Twenty Show, 60 secondes, Silences d’Etat, etc.), and recently for feature films: Louise Wimmer, from firstimer Cyril Mennegun, which premiered at latest Venice – Critic’s Week, which has been an incredible success in theaters. After more than 150 documentaries produced for TV, Zadig produced its first theatrical documentary, Les Invisibles by acclaimed director Sébastien Lifshitz, presented this year Out of Competition at Cannes Film Festival.

Zodiak Rights is the international distribution rights business of Zodiak Media. The company specializes in worldwide television and home entertainment distribution and all aspects of licensing, with highly experienced sales teams in London and Paris. Zodiak Rights covers drama, entertainment, factual programming as well as theatrical and documentary distribution, and the business is a mix of finished programming and format distribution. With an active catalogue of over 15,000 hours, Zodiak Rights represents both Zodiak Media programming and formats and a substantial catalogue of third party independent programming from around the world.

Handed, the Irish and UK coproduction about a lone police sergeant in rural Ireland, and cult drama series SaintTropez. Finished programming and format highlights include: global smash hit Wife Swap: Fort Boyard, the legendary adventure game show which has celebrated its 20th anniversary; The Secret Millionaire, Channel 4’s philanthropic hit; the world’s favourite dance competition So You Think You Can Dance, The Best Singers, the new Swedish primetime format; and Location Location Location, the UK’s premier property brand.

Zodiak Rights award-winning scripted programming includes: Being Human, the supernatural hit for BBC Three and Syfy US; Wallander, the BAFTA award-winning drama series for BBC One starring Kenneth Branagh; Millennium, the highest grossing Scandinavian movie of all time, Single FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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ZADIG PRODUCTIONS

ZODIAK

70 rue Amelot 75011 Paris, France www.zadigproductions.fr

115-123 avenue Charles de Gaulle 92200 Neuilly, France www.zodiakrights.com

Bruno Nahon, Producer info@zadigproductions.com

Alexandre Piel Senior Vice President Sales and Acquisitions Paris Office alexandre.piel@zodiakrights.com

Zadig Productions is a French multi talented production company, offering original content for every screen: creating drama series (Ainsi soientils), producing documentaries and fictions for TV and web (Twenty Show, 60 secondes, Silences d’Etat, etc.), and recently for feature films: Louise Wimmer, from firstimer Cyril Mennegun, which premiered at latest Venice – Critic’s Week, which has been an incredible success in theaters. After more than 150 documentaries produced for TV, Zadig produced its first theatrical documentary, Les Invisibles by acclaimed director Sébastien Lifshitz, presented this year Out of Competition at Cannes Film Festival.

Zodiak Rights is the international distribution rights business of Zodiak Media. The company specializes in worldwide television and home entertainment distribution and all aspects of licensing, with highly experienced sales teams in London and Paris. Zodiak Rights covers drama, entertainment, factual programming as well as theatrical and documentary distribution, and the business is a mix of finished programming and format distribution. With an active catalogue of over 15,000 hours, Zodiak Rights represents both Zodiak Media programming and formats and a substantial catalogue of third party independent programming from around the world.

Handed, the Irish and UK coproduction about a lone police sergeant in rural Ireland, and cult drama series SaintTropez. Finished programming and format highlights include: global smash hit Wife Swap: Fort Boyard, the legendary adventure game show which has celebrated its 20th anniversary; The Secret Millionaire, Channel 4’s philanthropic hit; the world’s favourite dance competition So You Think You Can Dance, The Best Singers, the new Swedish primetime format; and Location Location Location, the UK’s premier property brand.

Zodiak Rights award-winning scripted programming includes: Being Human, the supernatural hit for BBC Three and Syfy US; Wallander, the BAFTA award-winning drama series for BBC One starring Kenneth Branagh; Millennium, the highest grossing Scandinavian movie of all time, Single FORUM FRANCE-ISRAEL

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H.E. Christophe Bigot, Ambassador of France in Israel FRENCH INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL Olivier Rubinstein, Cultural Counselor, Director of the French Institute in Israel Lionel Choukroun, Cultural Attaché, Deputy Director of the French Institute in Israel Jean-Philippe Sorrentino, Secretary General Production and organization Olivier Tournaud, Audiovisual attaché Benoit Martin, Cultural and Audiovisual project manager Yaël Baruch, Administrative assistant Anne-Sophie Trouillard, Communication manager, with Dorit Sharon Graphic Design: Zippi Shenkler Public relations: Hadas Shapira Market place: Karine Benzur The Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency Dan Bessis, General Manager UBIFRANCE ISRAEL Frédéric Szabo - Director Karen Gordon, Delphine Adjiman THE ISRAELI MINISTRY OF CULTURE Mrs Limor Livnat, Member of the Knesset, Minister of Culture and Sports Israel Film Council: Prof. David Alexander, Eti Cohen

Municipality of Tel Aviv – Yafo: Mayor Ron Huldai, Prof. Zohar Shavit, Eythan Schwartz, Iris Mor, Gidi Schermling, Sharon Miller Forum des Images : Laurence Herzsberg, Frédéric Lavigne, Elise Tessarech Cinematheque Tel Aviv: Alon Garbuz, Pini Schatz ECRAN TOTAL: Serge Siritzky Time Out Israel: Yuval Ziegler, Michal Etzioni Israeli Animation Guild: Shuki Gamliel, Barak Drori, Doron Meir Israeli TV and Cinema Producers Association: Assaf Amir, Ofra Eiber, Nissim Levy The Rabinovich Foundation: Gyora Einy, Estty Sade TVFI: Mathieu Béjot Air France – KLM: Claire Tabakian, Muriel Azria Park plaza Orchid Tel Aviv: Ronit Frideman, Yifat Haim Cohen, Shani Moshe-Daniel Messa: Yuval Vaisid French Residence: Chef Thibault Bera. Thanks to Mrs Valérie Bigot.

THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE AND THE FRENCH INSTITUTE OF ISRAEL THANK ALL THE PARTNERS OF THE FRANCE-ISRAEL AUDIOVISUAL FORUM #2

French series festival organized with the courtesy of: Arte France, Canal+, Chic Films, Ciné+, France TélévisionS, Haut et Court TV, JIMMY, Kabo Productions, LM Productions, M6, Macondo Productions, NOON, Scarlett Production, Stephan Films, Tétra Média Fiction, Zadig Productions.

With the participation of: The HESEG Foundation: Aviv Buschinsky, Hanna Herskovits French Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Jean-Christophe Fleury, Marguerite Hitier Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Rafi Gamzu, Ofra Ben Yaakov, Vered Heller, Uri Amitai, Anita Mazor Israel Film Fund: Katryel Schory, Avital Berkeman, David Lipkind

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H.E. Christophe Bigot, Ambassador of France in Israel FRENCH INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL Olivier Rubinstein, Cultural Counselor, Director of the French Institute in Israel Lionel Choukroun, Cultural Attaché, Deputy Director of the French Institute in Israel Jean-Philippe Sorrentino, Secretary General Production and organization Olivier Tournaud, Audiovisual attaché Benoit Martin, Cultural and Audiovisual project manager Yaël Baruch, Administrative assistant Anne-Sophie Trouillard, Communication manager, with Dorit Sharon Graphic Design: Zippi Shenkler Public relations: Hadas Shapira Market place: Karine Benzur The Israeli Office of Paris Region Agency Dan Bessis, General Manager UBIFRANCE ISRAEL Frédéric Szabo - Director Karen Gordon, Delphine Adjiman THE ISRAELI MINISTRY OF CULTURE Mrs Limor Livnat, Member of the Knesset, Minister of Culture and Sports Israel Film Council: Prof. David Alexander, Eti Cohen

Municipality of Tel Aviv – Yafo: Mayor Ron Huldai, Prof. Zohar Shavit, Eythan Schwartz, Iris Mor, Gidi Schermling, Sharon Miller Forum des Images : Laurence Herzsberg, Frédéric Lavigne, Elise Tessarech Cinematheque Tel Aviv: Alon Garbuz, Pini Schatz ECRAN TOTAL: Serge Siritzky Time Out Israel: Yuval Ziegler, Michal Etzioni Israeli Animation Guild: Shuki Gamliel, Barak Drori, Doron Meir Israeli TV and Cinema Producers Association: Assaf Amir, Ofra Eiber, Nissim Levy The Rabinovich Foundation: Gyora Einy, Estty Sade TVFI: Mathieu Béjot Air France – KLM: Claire Tabakian, Muriel Azria Park plaza Orchid Tel Aviv: Ronit Frideman, Yifat Haim Cohen, Shani Moshe-Daniel Messa: Yuval Vaisid French Residence: Chef Thibault Bera. Thanks to Mrs Valérie Bigot.

THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE AND THE FRENCH INSTITUTE OF ISRAEL THANK ALL THE PARTNERS OF THE FRANCE-ISRAEL AUDIOVISUAL FORUM #2

French series festival organized with the courtesy of: Arte France, Canal+, Chic Films, Ciné+, France TélévisionS, Haut et Court TV, JIMMY, Kabo Productions, LM Productions, M6, Macondo Productions, NOON, Scarlett Production, Stephan Films, Tétra Média Fiction, Zadig Productions.

With the participation of: The HESEG Foundation: Aviv Buschinsky, Hanna Herskovits French Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Jean-Christophe Fleury, Marguerite Hitier Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Rafi Gamzu, Ofra Ben Yaakov, Vered Heller, Uri Amitai, Anita Mazor Israel Film Fund: Katryel Schory, Avital Berkeman, David Lipkind

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France Israel Cinema TV Animation Forum #2  

TEL AVIV, NOVEMBER 17 - 18 - 19, 2012 PANELS, PITCHES, SCREENINGS, PROFESSIONAL MARKET 3 days of meetings between French and Israeli profess...