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Eva Blondiau

Eva Blondiau




Decision Maker 2019
Decision Maker 2018
Decision Maker 2017
Decision Maker 2014
Decision Maker 2013


Eva Blondiau was born in 1983 in Bonn. She studied Film in the field "Creative Producing" at the ifs internationale filmschule köln. Two years she received the scholarship from the VFF.

She worked as an assistant in editorial offices and film productions in the field of documentary and feature film in Germany, Finland, France, Italy, Albania, Cameroon, the United States and Azerbaijan. For the graduation film she produced "The Swing of the Coffin Maker“ she was nominated for the First Steps Award for "Best Production". The film was on more than 100 Festivals and won 35 awards worldwide, among others the Student Oscar. The next short film she produced premiered in the Director´s Fortnight in Cannes 2014.

Eva Blondiau has her own production company COLOR OF MAY together with her partner Elmar Imanov. The company is located in Köln.

Elmar Imanov and Eva Blondiau graduated their film studies at the ifs internationale filmschule köln with their common thesis film "The Swing of the Coffin Maker" (Student Oscar®, more than 100 international film festivals and over 30 awards worldwide).

In 2013 they founded their own production company with the name Color of May and produced the shot film "TORN“ which had its world premiere at the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes.


company profile

Our company produces documentaries and feature films that are implemented internationally and in co-production.

We are interested in stories with a particular view: stories of people who make familiar with the strange and show the familiar in a new light.