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Key Players in the 2012 Cannes Film Market: Coproduction Office

Founded by Philippe Bober in the late 80’s, the Coproduction Office –  a Sales Agent/Production Company based out of Paris comes to Cannes with only one item in the Main Competition in a filmmaker they’ve repped before in Ulrich Seidl and his part one of the trilogy,  Paradise: Love. They’ve also got a restored print for Rossellini’s 1954 classic and of course, all eyes are on Cannes 2013 for the potential release of Dau by Ilya Khrzhanovsky.

JOURNEY TO ITALY (NEW RESTORED VERSION) by Roberto ROSSELLINI
METEORA by Spiros STATHOULOPOULOS
PARADISE : LOVE (PARADIES: LIEBE) by Ulrich SEIDL
DAU by Ilya KHRZHANOVSKY

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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