An urban planner by training, Michèle Eybalin has invested a great deal, professionally and politically, in questions of town planning, the environment and ecology. Regional Councilor in Rhône-Alpes from 1998 to 2015, she chaired the Environment Commission there, was a member of the Culture Commission and also sat on the Committee of European Regions. Based in Montélimar, Michèle is active in local associations: she is notably on the board of directors of the Written on Screen Film Festival, and as an amateur photographer, works on projects such as Presence. (s) photograph in memory of the Teil earthquake.
Bernard Soulage has held the responsibilities of vice-president in charge of Europe and international relations for the Rhône-Alpes region, of European deputy (2009) and various mandates (municipal councilor, vice-mayor, vice-president of the community of agglomeration) in Meylan and Grenoble. It has an establishment in Ardèche. He is also a member of the Board of Transparency International France.
After a Masters in Political Science, and some publications, Audrey Bastide Banegas trained in documentary filmmaking at the Ateliers Varan, then in production at the Lussas Documentary School. She has since been a reader for several production companies, participated in the creation of the Pépinière in the documentary village of Lussas and has worked for the past three years as a production manager for the documentary channel Lyon Capitale TV, in which she has worked. accompanied by several films from the DOCMonde collection.
Biologist by training and professional beekeeper for ten years, Bernard Chevilliat created and directed for 30 years the Ardèche brand of organic cosmetics Melvita. Very much involved in culture and passionate of books and photos, he currently presides, with his wife Nûriël, over three publishing houses (Hozhoni [Ultreïa!], Le Passeur, Plume de Carotte). President of the Pierre Rabhi Endowment Fund, he is administrator of La Maison de l'Image (Aubenas) and town councilor in Lagorce (07). He accompanies several projects in the Sahel (Niger, Mauritania).
Emmanuel Cornuel started in the performing arts world in 1999, working for the Pompe à tempo association in Montpellier (organization of jazz and world music concerts). After a break on Reunion Island, he worked in administration and music from 2004 to 2012: being administrator of Bizz'art Nomade on the one hand (Diffusion of world music) and musician of different projects on the other hand (in particular for the New Nose circus). He joined Ardèche Images in 2013, being an administrator of the international sector and coordinating the creation of Docmonde. He has been a director of La Cascade, Pole National Cirque Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in Bourg-Saint-Andéol since 2014 as well as of the company Les Nouveaux Nez since 2018.
Laurent Bitty is a film producer for "LES FILMS DU CONTINENT". He studied for the Master II documentary production and directing in Senegal in Saint-Louis at the University Gaston Berger. He also did the Master II museology in management of intangible cultural heritage. Holder of a higher diploma in theater, he is now a theater teacher at the National Higher Institute of Arts and Cultural Action (INSAAC). Laurent made a documentary film: "BALLA"
Born in Krasnoyarsk in 1984, Uliana studied history at the Federal University of Siberia. After graduating, she worked as a curator of festivals and special events at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Krasnoyarsk arthouse cinema until she turned to film production. Since 2018 Uliana has been actively working on the production of several documentaries with Siberian directors. In 2019, she participated in the EXOriente Film workshop as producer of the documentary project "The Pit" with the director Nikolay Bem and received the special prize of the DOC Leipzig festival. Uliana is currently producing the documentaries "The Pit" and "Byzantine singing" by Nicolay Bem as well as "Eclipse" by Russian director Alexey Suchovey.
Association of Cameroonian Documentary Directors (ARDC)
Association of Cameroonian Documentary Directors (ARDC)
After studying the performing arts at the University of Yaoundé, Félix Mbog-Len Mapout made his first documentary films. In 2012, he graduated from the Master 2 Documentary production at the UGB of Saint-Louis (Senegal) where he directed two short films and developed the writing of his first feature documentary “The Myth of Mapout”. In parallel, Félix Mbog-Len Mapout is a teacher-trainer.
Director of the Atelier Vidéo Multimédia (AVM) association based in Saint-Laurent du Maroni in French Guiana, which develops video and multimedia, training, support for the creation, production and distribution of video works.
After a master's degree in communication for development (2007), Mamounata Nikièma is interested in documentary cinema and specializes in a master's degree in creative documentary production. Mamounata Nikièma is pursuing her career as a director (2007) and that more recent as a producer (2011) within her Pilumpiku structure. She is very involved in the networks of Burkinabé filmmakers (Africadoc Burkina, Scriptwriters Guild, Coordination of producers, Federation of filmmakers, etc.), and has actively participated for several years in Fespaco, notably within the Junior Space.
Author-director-producer, Jean-Marie Gigon began training in the field in 1981. In thirty years, he has had the opportunity to intervene in all phases of the making of documentary and fiction films. His short films have led him to work with Jean-François Stévenin, Michael Lonsdale, André Wilms, Edith Scob. Since 2005, he has been working on the development of his own company Sanosi Productions.
Maud MARTIN founded the production company Picture after in 2008 in Tours after obtaining a master's degree in cinema philosophy and spent five years as a cultural administrator within a collective of directors. Today, she has produced around fifteen films (documentaries, animated short films, essays) and is currently developing numerous projects. His work within the collective of producers of The Picture After is based on the desire to defend an inventive cinema and directors who design each of their films as a new space for research and experimentation.
Trained in Cameroon, Ecrans Noirs Festival from 2004 to 2005 then French Insititut from 2009 to 2010, and Syria, French Institute and DoxBox Festival from 2007 to 2008, Florent Coulon is a graduate of Sciences-Po and the Institut de Management d 'Aix-Marseille III. Coming from the distribution of documentaries in festivals, he follows training in the production of creative documentaries at Ardèche Images. Then created VraiVrai Films in 2011.
Since 2001, Leitmotiv Production has produced short and long documentary films for television and cinema. Documentaries of society, history, memory, cinema, films by authors with a strong aesthetic bias from French and foreign directors, confirmed or emerging. What matters to us is a desire for shared cinema finding its expression from reality to unfold in different forms. We support these attempts to explore the human through the eyes of artists from different cultures and approaches. Leitmotiv Production is developing international co-productions with Eurasia and the Middle East. Leitmotiv Production belongs to the Eurodoc, PEÑA (Produire en Nouvelle-Aquitaine) and Docmonde networks. Leitmotiv Production is a member of the Agence du Court Métrage, Unifrance and TËNK, an S-VOD platform for author documentaries. Jérôme Amimer is a producer and director of autobiographical films. Selective filmography: Blockade by Hakob Melkonyan (65 mn, 2020, France-Armenia) News From Chantal Akerman by Martine Lancelot (44 mn, 2020, France) Camille Senon, the lady of the red country by François Perlier (52 mn, 2017, France ) The Inner City by Jérôme Amimer (49 min, 2017, France) The Green Loop by Sophie Bensadoun (52 min, 2016, France) Cité-Hôpital de Naruna Kaplan De Macedo (52 min, 2012, France)
Samuel Aubin was born in 1967. He published “Le pommier rouge d'Alma-Ata”, his first novel, with Éditions Turquoise in the spring of 2017. He is the author of documentary films and short fictions. With, in particular, "The dark room of Khuong Mê" in 2001, "Epic" in 2004, "More love stories" in 2014, "Ara Güler, once upon a time in Istanbul" in 2017. He leads training courses at documentary in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Turkey, within the Docmonde and Lumière du monde networks. He is also a producer of auteur documentaries within the company Rhizome (www.rhizome-production.fr). He is also the founder and artistic director of D'Écran Libre, an association that has been organizing filmmakers' residencies and documentary training since 2005 (www.ecranlibre.fr). Resident in Istanbul from 2013 to 2017, he lives again in Lyon.
After studying History and Art History in Paris and Madrid, then the Berlin Film School (DFFB), Juliette Cazanave wrote and directed a dozen documentaries, all broadcast by the Arte channel. Juliette takes an intimate look at strong and complex themes such as exile, absence, identity. But Arte also regularly calls on his gaze to deal with social issues and to create portraits of artists. His critically acclaimed documentaries have won accolades at various international festivals. Eager to share her experience, discover new talents and gain independence, Juliette Cazanave founded her own company with César Diaz six years ago. Together they have produced or co-produced since Kepler22's beginnings more than a dozen documentary and fiction films. Juliette Cazanave also works as a documentary teacher, among others at the Beaux-Arts de Lausanne (ECAL), and more recently in Russia, South-East Asia, Africa and South America for the DOCMONDE association. She is also part of the LUMIERES DU MONDE association, the EURODOC network, the ADDOC, the SPI, the Association des Amis du Cinéma du Réel and EDN.
Born in 1969 in Moscow, Vladimir left the USSR at the age of six. French education, but great Russian holidays, which allow to maintain bilingualism and to experiment the nuances of the system from Brezhnev to Andropov, Andropov to Chernenko and from Chernenko to Gorbachev. He returned to Russia at the time of Putin to film the Brahmin of the Komintern. Previously, he will have immersed himself a lot in Russian political history with a previous film, Nissim dit Max, co-directed with his brother Pierre in 2004, the first part of a “Family Trilogy” which he will continue with Adieu la Rue des Radiators (Nina) in 2008, and finally My dear spies in 2020. Vladimir Léon has also directed fictions: Far from the front, with Harold Manning and the Angels of Port-Bou medium-length film shot in the footsteps of the philosopher Walter Benjamin. In 2013, with the choreographer Julie Desprairies, he shot a dance and architecture film, Cinq points de point de vue Autorités sur les Courtillières, before completing in 2014 a portrait of the sculptor Raphaël Zarka, the Polyèdre et l'Eléphant, co-produced with the Center Pompidou. Vladimir Léon is an actor for Louis Skorecki, Serge Bozon, Jean Paul Civeyrac, Eric Rohmer, Pierre Léon, Christine Laurent, Pascal Bonitzer, Axelle Ropert.
Co-artistic director of Lussas' Estates General of Documentary Film since 2007 and artistic coordinator since 1999. He was an expert reader for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and led a programming workshop at La Santé prison in Paris. For five years, he organized the writing workshops for documentary film projects in Siberia which gave birth to the Eurasiadoc project. He is also a producer for the company “À VIF cinémas”.
Filmmaker, teacher and researcher, Vincent Sorrel co-wrote with Jean-Louis Comolli the book Cinema, manual, From film to digital published by Editions Verdier in 2015 and teaches cinema and its practices at the University from Grenoble, to Lussas, and in particular the writing and development of documentary works. He has participated in residencies and co-production meetings organized by DocMonde in Cambodia and Madagascar. His latest films concern cinema and its practices: The filmmaker is an athlete. Conversations with Vittorio De Seta (2011), The New World (2017) and Artavazd Pelechian. The Filmmaker is a Cosmonaut (2018). Fields of intervention: Documentary cinema, process of writing and directing documentary and experimental cinema.
After a double course in political science (international relations) and employment law, Aline Abt first worked as a consultant in employment law. It was at the headquarters of the NGO Handicap international (9 years old, in the Human Resources Department) that she developed her taste for intercultural relations and international action. Since 2014, she has been in charge of the management, administration and animation of the associative life of Docmonde in Lussas.
After studying cinema at the University of Lille, Frédéric Violeau worked in festivals, in production and in European film organizations (Eureka Audiovisuel, EAVE, Cineuropa.org). From 2006 to 2014, he directed four documentaries and several corporate films. He then lived in Ouagadougou where he worked among other things for the Fespaco film market. He has been working at Docmonde since April 2015 where: he is currently in charge of training programs and professional meetings.