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Guillaume De Seille

Guillaume De Seille




Decision Maker 2016
Decision Maker 2014
FrameWork Participant 2011


Guillaume de Seille, born in 1968, studied civil engineering.
After two awarded short-films as writer/director, he worked ten years for Canal+ in the cinema department (presales of French and European films), was commissioning editor for a couple of years within the short film department of Canal+ and artistic producer for French public broadcaster France 2.

Independent producer since 2000, he produced or coproduced more than fourty non-French feature art-house films invited in every major festival and theatrically released in France.

1998 EAVE graduate, member of EFA, Cesar Academy and SPI in France.

company profile

Arizona Productions, Paris based, is led by Guillaume de Seille, Bénédicte Thomas and Rémi Roy to mainly produce art-house feature films directed by non-French emerging talents. Bénédicte Thomas is handling domestic theatrical French distribution for most of the coproduced titles.
Recent titles:
Much ado about nothing (2016) by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras (Chile) Sundance, Berlin & San Sebastian
I, Olga Hepnarova (2016) by Tomas Weinreb & Petr Kazda (Czech Rep) Berlin Panorama opening, Sofia, Vilnius, Hong Kong
L’ultima spiaggia (2016) by Thanos Anastopoulos & Davide del Degan (Italy) Cannes Official Selection
Zoology (2016) by Ivan I. Tverdovsky (Russia) Karlovy Vary, Toronto, San Sebastian
Ali, the goat & Ibrahim (2016) by Sherif El Bendary (Egypt) Dubai, Cannes Junior
My happy family (2017) by Nana & Simon (Georgia) Sundance, Berlinale Forum
Khibula (2017) by George Ovashvili (Georgia) Karlovy Vary, Yerevan
Nanook (2018) by Milko Lazarov (Bulgaria)