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Sarah Chazelle

Sarah Chazelle




Decision Maker 2018
Decision Maker 2017
Decision Maker 2016


Graduated from EAP-ESCP ( Paris Oxford Berlin stream) and a BA in economics, Sarah gathered a 10 year experience in the media/film industry in various countries, before cofounding in November 2006 the film distribution company Jour2fête.

company profile

Jour2fete, cofounded by Sarah Chazelle and Etienne Ollagnier, has released more than 60 feature films and documentaries in France theatrically since 2006. A ROYAL AFFAIR, DANCING DREAMS, MORE THAN HONEY, and more recently MERCI PATRON! (THANKS BOSS) are among the best successes of the company. In 2008, Jour2fête created a video department, in 2012 an international sales department, and in 2015 a production arm. Future releases include THEEB (Naji Abu Nowar), CORNICHE KENNEDY (Dominique Cabrera) , NOCES (Stephan Streker) , FELICITY (Alain Gomis) , BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS (Dominique Cabrera).