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Antoine De Clermont-Tonnerre

Antoine De Clermont-Tonnerre




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After serving as an advisor to French Prime Minister Raymond Barre, Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre was nominated in January 1979 as Chairman of Sociéte de Production (SFP), a company managing all the studios and facilities of French public television.
He left SFP in July of 1981 to become Chairman of Editions Mondiales, one of the largest magazine publishers in France. There he diversified the company¹s activities in the field of film and television, acquiring Films Ariane in 1986. In January of 1992, he and his wife, Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre, created their own production company, MACT productions.

Among his credits as producer or co-producer are the following: for Société Française de Production, The Return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne. For Films Ariane, as Producer: Réunion by Jerry Schatzberg, The Favor, The French Révolution by Robert Enrico and Richard Heffron and Vanille Fraise by Gérard Oury.
And as Co-Producer, Cinéma Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, La Familia by Ettore Scola.

Antoine de Clermont Tonnerre was elected as Unifrance President in January 2009.

Among their credits as producer or co-producer for MACT are:
-SOMEONE ELSE'S AMERICA, by Goran PASKALJEVIC (1995) Price of the Public Cannes Festival 95.
-CENTRAL STATION, by Walter SALLES (1998) Golden bear in Berlin, 98. Golden Globe, 99.
-THE POWDER KEG (CABARET BALKAN in the US), by Goran PASKALJEVIC (1999) European Academy Award for best film 98 (Fipresci), Fipresci Award for best film in all categories in Venice Film Festival 98.
-THE SYRIAN BRIDE by Eran RIKLIS (2004), Montreal Film Festival 2004“Grand Prix des Amériques”, Locarno Film Festival 2004 – Price of the public
-THE SUN by Alexandre SOKOUROV, Berlin 2005- Official Selection- competition
-LEMON TREE by Eran RIKLIS, Berlin Film Festival 2008 – Panorama- Price of the Public

company profile

MACT Productions is a French production company set up in 1992 by Martine and Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre. Over the years, it has produced or coproduced around 60 films, including: CENTRAL STATION by Walter Salles, THE POWDER KEG by Goran Paskaljevic, DOLCE FARNIENTE by Nae Caranfil, SYRIAN BRIDE, LEMON TREE and DANCING ARABS by Eran Riklis, COMEDY OF INNOCENCE by Raoul Ruiz, THE SUN by Alexander Sokurov, LE PONT DES ARTS and LA SAPIENZA by Eugène Green, HANNAH ARENDT by Margaret Von Trotta, SALVO by Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia…
In the last year, MACT Productions has coproduced SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia (Opening of Critics Week Cannes 2017), SHELTER by Eran Riklis and THE ORDER OF THINGS by Andrea Segre (Official Selection in Venice 2017).