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VIDEO: Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar about her film experience as a writer director producer and the importance of HOPE

Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar in a zoom conversation with Bruno Chatelin

 

 

Marie-Castille will be heading the features and short film jury of the Festival International du Film sur le Handicap to be held in Lyon 4 -9 February 2022.

The festival aims at changing the way we look at human diversity ... through a journey through amazing, fantastic, funny, surprising stories from elsewhere. Thus, festival-goers will travel to Indonesia, Spain, United Kingdom, Canada, Quebec, Iran, Turkey, Poland, Italy, Australia, India, Brazil, France, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, Russia, Lithuania, the United States, Switzerland ...

Her fellow jury members will be: Pascale Arbillot (actress and screenwriter), Harry Cleven (actor, screenwriter and director), Mélanie Fazi (writer and short story writer), Joël Houssin (writer and screenwriter), Alexandre Philip (actor, screenwriter and director).

For the selection of feature films and short documentaries, the jury will be chaired by the co-founder of Handicap International, Jean-Baptiste Richardier.

The president will be surrounded by: Édith Azam (writer and poet), Jean-Marc Maillet-Contoz (founder and director of Handirect magazine), Stéphanie Pillonca-Kervern (actress, screenwriter and director), Luc Rodriguez (actor), Natacha Wolinski ( journalist and writer).

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Marie-Castille and Bruno initially met in 1996 when Bruno was the distributor of Golden Boy (at UGC FOX Distribution) a film which Marie-Castille had produced for Yves Rousset-Rouard. Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar talks us through her career in film as journalist head of Hollywood Reporter in LA, then producer  with Yves Rousset Rouard (Trinacra) then co founded Vendredi Films with Pierre Kubel (La première Etoile...), and now with Willow Films her own production company (Heaven will Wait...).

She is a writer, producer and director and she believes in hope, something rather rare in the french industry. 

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Filmography:

Director:

A Good Man   2020
Bowling  2012

Producer:

A Good Man (producer)  2020
Cigare au miel (producer) 2018
La fête des mères (producer) 2017
La Deuxième Étoile (delegate producer) 2017
Le rire de ma mère (producer) 2017
Coby (Documentary) (producer) 2016
Le Ciel Attendra (producer) 2014
Les héritiers (producer) 2012
Bowling (producer) 2012
Ma première fois (producer) 2010
Le caméléon (producer) 2009
La Première Étoile (producer) 2007
Je crois que je l'aime (producer) 2006
Désaccord parfait (producer) 2005
Wah-Wah (producer) 2005
Emmenez-moi (producer) 2005
Zim and Co. (producer) 2005
Monsieur N. (producer) 2003
Monsieur N, l'aventure du tournage (Video documentary short) (producer) 2003
 

Writer:

A Good Man (written by) 2020
La fête des mères (screenplay) 2018
Le Ciel Attendra (screenplay)  2016
Les héritiers (screenplay - dialogue)  2014
Bowling (screenplay)  2012
Ma première fois (writer)  2012  
La Première Étoile (scenario) 

 

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