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Jean Des Forêts

Jean Des Forêts




FrameWork Trainer 2015
FrameWork Trainer 2014
FrameWork Participant 2013
Decision Maker 2012
Decision Maker 2010
Decision Maker 2009


Through his Paris-based company Petit Film, Jean des Forêts (Paris, 1976) produces and coproduces auteur-driven films, French or foreign, at all times working in close cooperation with distributors and sales agents.
His recent credits include DIANE HAS THE RIGHT SHAPE by Fabien Gorgeart (slated for release late 2017), RAW by Julia Ducournau (Cannes Critic’s Week 2016 – Fipresci prize), ALOYS by Tobias Nölle (Berlinale Panorama 2016 – Fipresci prize).
KAIROS by Nicolas Buenaventura is currently in post-production and UNCONDITIONAL by Stéphane Demoustier will start production early 2018.
Jean des Forêts is EAVE national coordinator for France and runs one of their international workshops, Puentes.
He is also a deputy member of the CNC / Institut Français Aide aux Cinémas du Monde Distribution Support.