Team

ABOUT US

Since 2010, we are developping, producing and distributing short and feature films with a special interest in documentary and animation short films.
We like strong commitments, innovative approach, and projects that transcend borders. Our clair is to make existence of atypical movies possible into the market , and give it visibility.

FILMS DE FORCE MAJEURE favors international collaborations, and is a part of many european networks like EAVE, Emerging Producers, EURODOC, EP2C, Nisi Masa, or Film France.

Otherwise, we regulary provide executive production of shootings in PACA region.

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

The team

JEAN-LAURENT CSINIDIS

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

In 2010 he created Films de Force Majeure, a production company based in Marseille, which focuses mainly on author-driven documentaries and animated short films, with a special interest in international collaborations.

Since then, he has produced 11 films such as Ramallah (FID 2013) and Uncanny Valley (Annecy 2015). His upcoming documentaries are Alina Skrzeszewska’s Game Girls and Flavie Pinatel’s Songs next door – both currently in postproduction. He is EAVE Graduate 2015.

JÉRÔME NUNES

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

Associate producer at Films de Force Majeure, Jérôme works as production and post-production manager. He is in charge of distribution: festivals, screenings, VoD, DVD….
Since 2013, 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.

NORA BERTONE

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 (www.collectif-fragments.fr), with which we set up a Frag-Lab that allows creators and artists to work together and create multimedia artwork (my.treete.fr).

Since 2014, she work regularly with the company Films de Force Majeure (Marseille, www. films-de-force-majeure.com) as postproduction coordinator and graphic designer. She worked, between other films, on UNCANNY VALLEY by Paul Wenninger (short animation that count more than 50 selections in festivals and 8 awards, aired on Arte, ADF and ORF). She also edit all of the trailers and additional content for the DVDs (4 DVDs and 3 more to come), and VoD, of Films de Force Majeure.

She is in charge of coordinating the postproduction of the feature documentary GAME GIRLS by Alina Skrzeszewska (supported by Eurimages, PACA Region, Arte/ZDF, MEDIA, the CNC, Aquitaine Region/ECLA, CNAP) and the documentary SONGS FROM NEXT DOOR by Flavie Pinatel (PACA Region, the CNC, the Ministry of Culture and Communication, France Televisions, the City of Aubervilliers in partnership with OPH Aubervilliers, Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional d’Aubervilliers-La Courneuve, and Collège Gabriel Péri d’Aubervilliers).

CHRISTINE TOMAS

Bookkeeper

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

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