TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

Isabelle Glachant

Isabelle Glachant


Sales, Production


FeatureLab projects Participant 2020
FeatureLab Jury 2019


Isabelle Glachant started as a journalist for the French TV broadcaster Canal+ and began her career in cinema as the executive producer of Shanghai Dreams by Wang Xiaoshuai (Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival 2005). Since then, she has participated in most of Wang Xiaoshuai‘s films, including "Red Amnesia" (Venice Film Festival 2014) and "Chinese Portrait" (Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2018). She also worked with directors such as Li Yu, Lu Chuan, Lou Ye and Mouly Surya. Glachant founded in 2014 the sales company Asian Shadows, which represents internationally Asian films like "Coming Home Again" by Wayne Wang, "Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts" by Mouly Surya, "Village Rockstars" by Rima Das and "Three Sisters" by Wang Bing. Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and based in Asia, Glachant is also, since 2012, UniFrance’s Greater China representative.


company profile

Hong Kong based production company, CHINESE SHADOWS represents and produces the new generations of Asian directors by introducing their work to the world. Since its creation in 2008, CHINESE SHADOWS has been involved in the production of some of the most talented Chinese directors, including WANG Xiaoshuai’s IN LOVE WE TRUST (2008, Berlin, Silver Bear Best script), 11 FLOWERS (First official French-Chinese coproduction), RED AMNESIA (2012, Venice Competition), LOU Ye’s LOVE AND BRUISES (2011, Venice), as well as films by WANG Bing, LI Yu or LU Chuan. The company current line-up includes coming films by animation artist LEI Lei and Indonesian helmer Eddie CAHYONO.