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Unifrance is an organization dedicated to promoting French cinema worldwide

It was founded in 1949 as an association under the French 1901 Act, and operates under the supervision of the CNC - Centre National de la Cinématographie.

Unifrance currently has around 600 members, including feature film and short film producers, sales agents, directors, actors, authors (screenwriters), and talent agents.


Unifrance takes French films around the world: January 2009

A review of French films at festivals (selections, awards) and funding support for commercial release in January 2009.

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Unifrance’s 11th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris
In keeping with its annual tradition, Unifrance welcomed this year 420 distributors from 45 countries, 34 French sales companies, 140 journalists from 25 countries, and around 100 artists at the Rendez-Vous event held in Paris over four days. The following artists participated in the event:
Dominique Abel, Nora Arnezeder, Ariane Ascaride, Olivier Assayas, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Josiane Balasko, Jeanne Balibar, Barmak Akram, Christophe Barratier, Nicolas Bary, Nathalie Baye, Gilles Béat, Jean Becker, Mélanie Bernier, Rémi Bezançon, Benjamin Biolay, Dominique Blanc, Bertrand Bonello, Louise Bourgoin, Zabou Breitman, Jean-Claude Brisseau, Patrick Bruel, Laurent Cantet, Vincent Cassel, Fred Cavayé, Etienne Chatiliez, Philippe Claudel, Laetitia Colombani, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, Jamel Debbouze, Alex Descas, Benoît Delépine, Anaïs Demoustier, Claire Denis, Arta Dobroshi, André Dussollier, Ilan Duran Cohen, Souad El Bouhati, Mabrouk El Mechri, Pascal Elbé, Marc Esposito, Abbas Fahdel, Marina Foïs, Anne Fontaine, Catherine Frot, Vincent Garenq, Hippolyte Girardot, Fiona Gordon, Robert Guédiguian, Eric Guirado, Joana Hadjithomas, Mia Hansen-Love, Christophe Honoré, Isabelle Huppert, Mylène Jampanoï, Agnès Jaoui, Jean-Paul Jaud, Khalil Joreige, Anthony Kavanagh, Gustave Kervern, Pierre Laffargue, Alexandra Lamy, Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu, Pascal Laugier, Valérie Lemercier, Fabrice Luchini, Noémie Lvovsky, Tonie Marshall, Olivier Mégaton, Ursula Meier, Agnès Merlet, Yolande Moreau, Safy Nebbou, Anna Novion, François Ozon, Géraldine Pailhas, Rithy Panh, Martin Provost, Jean-François Richet, Bruno Romy, Jérôme Salle, Pierre Schoeller, Barbet Schroeder, Léa Seydoux, Tomer Sisley, Laura Smet, Pascal Thomas, Agnès Varda, Sylvie Verheyde, Pascal-Alex Vincent, Lambert Wilson, Jonathan Zaccaï, and Elsa Zyberstein.

Unifrance accompanied French artists attending the following three film festivals:
The 2009 Sundance Film Festival, the 2009 Rotterdam International Film Festival, and the 2009 Göteborg International Film Festival.

Festivals: delegations, selections, and awards (short films)
Unifrance accompanied French artists attending the following three film festivals: Flickerfest 2009: the Sydney Short Film Festival, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and the 2009 Rotterdam International Film Festival.

Funding support for commercial release:
Unifrance supported the release of 5 films in international territories by covering travel expenses for 8 French artists:
Laurent Cantet for the release of Entre les murs (The Class) in Spain, Canada, and the UK.
Francis Huster for the release of Un homme et son chien (A Man and His Dog) in Belgium.
Arnaud Desplechin and Catherine Deneuve for the release of Un conte de Noël (A Christmas Tale) in the UK.
Christophe Barratier, Nora Arnezeder, and Gérard Jugnot for the release of Faubourg 36 (Paris 36) in the UK.
Luc Jacquet for the release of Le Renard et l’enfant (The Fox & the Child) in Iceland.


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