French resource guide

Key individuals, companies and services

LINE PRODUCERS

JOHN BERNARD (Jake Prods.)
Phone: +33 6 09 45 62 62
Email: jb@monaco.mc
Credit:s: “Inglourious Basterds,” “G.I. Joe,” “Julie & Julia”
Comment: 2nd office in Monaco.

RAPHAEL BENOLIEL (Firstep)
Phone: +33 6 50 19 10 59
Email: raphael@firstep.fr
Credit:s: “Cheri,” “The Queen,” “A Mighty Heart,” “Mr. Bean’s Holiday,” “Love Actually”
Comment: Known for tightrope financial maneuvers.

CHRISTINE RASPILLIERE
Phone: +33 1 49 95 07 50
Cell: +33 6 07 34 21 59
Email: raspi@club-internet.fr
Credit:s: “Marie Antoinette,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Red Circle”
Comment: Thirty years’ experience.

RICHARD SCHLESINGER
Phone: +33 6 25 74 89 95
Email: rlschles@yahoo.com
Credit:: “Traitor”

DANIEL THOM (Espe Prod.)
Phone: +33 1 42 05 90 90
Email: espeprods@wanadoo.fr
Website: espeprods.com
Credit:: Untitled Lionsgate action/comedy (aka “Five Killers”)

GUY PECHARD (Bliss)
Phone: +33 6 09 16 65 17
Email: guy@bliss.fr
Credit:: “A Good Year”
Comment: Headed Paris office of U.S. spot-shop @radical.media.

SERGE TOUBOUL (Swami)
Phone: +33 6 86 30 99 25
Email: km@swami.fr
Website: swamiproductions.com
Credit:: “Splice”

POST-PRODUCTION

BUF
Contact: Vanessa Fourgeaud
Phone (in U.S.): (323) 512-6000
Email: vanessa@buf.com
Website: buf.com/main.php
Credit:s: “Be Kind Rewind,” “Speed Racer,” “The Dark Knight”

DURAN DUBOI
Contact: Christian Paris
Email: xtiparis@duranduboi.com
Website: duranduboi.com
Credit:s: “Asterix at the Olympics,” “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans,” “Transporter 3,” “Hitman”

MAC GUFF LIGNE
Contact: Arnauld Boulard
Phone: +33 1 53 58 46 46
Email: arno@macguff.com
Website: macguff.fr
Credit:s: “Largo Winch,” “Unleashed,” “Despicable Me”

MIKROS IMAGES
Contact: Terra Montgomery
Phone: +33 1 55 63 11 66
Email: terra.montgomery@
mikrosimage.fr
Website: mikrosimage.fr
Credit:s: “Alexander,” “The Class,” “Tokyo!”

L’EST
Contact: Christian Guillon
Phone: +33 1 55 33 51 00
Email: info@est-trucages.fr
Website: est-trucages.fr
Credit:: “Asterix at the Olympics”

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

TRANSPALUX
Contact: Didier Diaz
Phone: +33 1 48 82 15 25
Email: transpalux@transpalux.com
Website: transpalux.com

TSF
Contact: Cecile Remond
Phone: +33 1 49 17 60 00
Email: c.remond@tsf.fr
Website: tsf.fr

CAR GRIP
Contact: Manuel Lourenco
Phone: +33 1 46 13 92 00
Email: cargrip@cargrip.com
Website: cargrip.fr

KGS
Contact: Bernard Guinot
Phone: +33 1 48 91 09 65
Email: keygrip@orange.fr
Website: kgspanagrip.fr

LOUMA SYSTEMS
Phone: +33 1 48 13 25 60
Website: loumasystems.biz

PANAVISION ALGA TECHNO
Phone: +33 1 48 13 25 50
Email: info@panavision.fr
Website: panavisionalga.fr

FINANCE/LOCATION SERVICES
Until the new tax rebates come into effect, most co-production financing involves a complex system of obtaining “French and European elements” that will enable a co-production to be considered “French qualified” — and thus able to generate automatic state subsidies for its French co-producer and distributor — and just as important, permitting them to presell TV rights. The best way for foreigners to navigate the various regulations is through Film France (the French Film Commission) and the network of 40 local and regional film commissions it oversees.

Film France (French Film Commission)
Website: filmfrance.net

Ile de France Film Commission
Website: iledefrance-film.com
Paris Film
Website: cnema.paris.fr

Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur Film Commission
Website: regionpaca.fr

Nord-Pas de Calais Film Commission (CRRAV)
Website: crrav.com

Rhone-Alpes Film Commission
Website: comfilm-rhone-alpes.fr

LOCATION SCOUTING SERVICES

Centre des Monuments Nationaux (National Heritage Fund/Monuments Center)
Website: monuments-nationaux.fr

20,000 Lieux
20000lieux.com

Sud Prods.
sudreperages.com

Bay Vista
bayvistaprod.com

007 Prod.
007-production.fr

Repetoire
agence-repetoire.com

Froggie Prod.
froggie-production.com

Tanit Prod.
tanit-prod.com

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