After over 20 years of documentary commissioning and programming for ARTE France, she is currently consulting international producers, filmmakers and institutions. Open to all genres of documentaries, with a deeper experience in Science, Nature, Environment and Discovery. She is an active member of various associations and acts as a Vice-Chair of the European Academy of Science Films.
She offers consulting regarding project development and presentation, kick-off financing, matchmaking with international production companies, pre-sales or general strategic questions. Various ways of collaborating and of remuneration according to the very project and intervention.
Being a retired producer, Paul Pauwels (Congoo BV) keeps himself available - for a limited selection of projects only - to offer professional advice on pitching techniques, financing strategies and co-production issues. Interested? Send a 2-pager document to present your project and indicate in a separate mail what kind of support or advice you’re looking for to firstname.lastname@example.org
Michel has over 30 years experience in film production, film financing and in managing audiovisual public funds. His work in feature film production for over ten years provided him with a solid foundation before joining Canadian public funding agencies. At first, at the Quebec provincial agency Sodec, Michel managed investment and tax credits for audiovisual products and later at the federal level, including 22 years at Telefilm Canada, where he was National Project Financing Director for all Canadians feature films. He helped Canada join Eurimages and was the Canadian representative at Eurimages from 2017 to 2019. Since 2019, he specializes in executive producing and financial counselling for international coproductions.