Team

ABOUT US

Films de Force Majeure is a production company based in Marseille, France.
Since its creation in 2010, our activity is mainly focused on art-house films, with a keen interest in documentaries and international collaborations.
We are keen on strong commitments and projects which transcend boundaries.
Films de Force Majeure is part of several European networks such as EAVE and EURODOC. On the national level, we are involved in the SPI and are part of UniFrance.

We also regulary provide production services for shootings in the South East of France.

FILMS DE FORCE MAJEURE received France Télévision Young Producer Awards 2015/16.

The team

JEAN-LAURENT CSINIDIS

Associate / President / producer / distributor
Artistic direction, financial management

Trained as a musicologist, he started working in production within Amour Fou (Austria/Luxembourg). In 2010, he created Films de Force Majeure in Marseille, and specialized over time in documentary films and international coproduction.
Since then, he has produced or coproduced 22 films which have been shown at Berlinale, Locarno, Venice, Lussas, Cinéma du Réel, FID, Annecy, Clermont-Ferrand… In 2018, he presented the feature documentary by Alina Skrzeszewska GAME GIRLS (premiere at Berlinale, FIFIB Jury Grand Prize, released in France in November 2018) and coproduced A LAND IMAGINED (Golden Leopard at Locarno, released in France in March 2019), STILL RECORDING (5 awards at Venice Critics’ Week, released in France in March 2019) and MITRA (FID, Lussas, DokLeipzig…).
After attending EAVE, Eurodoc, EP2C, Rotterdam Lab…, he is more and more involved in training (Eurodoc) and teaching activities (Master Écritures Documentaires Aix-Marseille, Master Documentaire Lussas).
He is the chairman of LPA, association of producers of Region Sud, and is a member of the Short Film board of the SPI.

JÉRÔME NUNES

Associate / (post-)production manager / Distribution and festivals

As associate producer at Films de Force Majeure, Jérôme has managed the production and post-production of about 10 films (shorts and features) and has produced GET LOST (Trace ta route), UNCANNY VALLEY and THE KISS FROM MARSEILLE. He is also in charge of distribution: festivals, screenings, VoD, DVD….
From 2013 to 2019, he has been co-organizing European Short Pitch scriptwriting workshop and coproduction forum by Nisi Masa. He regularly works as script consultant (G.R.E.C. 2012, Pitch Please! – Luxembourg City Film Festival from 2013 to 2016, Summer Scriptwriting Camp – Bulgaria, Institut Français 2016, since 2016 WarshatAflam – Aflam Arabic Int. Film Fest, CNC Talents en courts…). He is also a literary translator (subtitling…).

NORA BERTONE

Associate / Post-production coordinator / Graphic designer

postproduction(at)films-de-force-majeure.com

After a master’s degree in management of digital images and graphic design, she co-create a collective that gather digital and web creators, Collectif Fragments.
Since 2014, she work regularly with the company Films de Force Majeure as postproduction supervisor and graphic designer. She worked on features documentary such as UNTIL THE LAND TEARS US APART, STILL RECORDING or THE SOUND IS INNOCENT.
She is also a graphic designer for Films de Force Majeure (poster, titles, DVDs,…).

CHRISTINE TOMAS

Bookkeeper

comptable(at)films-de-force-majeure.com

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